Badge - Rated by Super Lawyers Victor A. Rotolo
Badge - Rated by Super Lawyers Anthony P. Kearns third
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Badge - New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Attorney
Badge - New Jersey's Best Lawyers For Families 2018
Badge - AV Preeminent Victor A. Rotolo 2024
Badge - Client Champion Gold 2024
Badge - Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce
Badge - Top 100 The National Trial Lawyers
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Family Law

Divorce | Collaborative Divorce | Divorce Proceedings| Child Custody & Visitation | Child Support | Alimony | Non-Marital/Marital Property Division | Post-Divorce Issues | Grandparents' Rights | Domestic Violence | Prenuptial Agreements | Unwed Relationships

If you and your family require the services of a family law attorney, you are most likely going through one of the most stressful and emotionally challenging times of your life. Family law is the area of law covering the legal relationship of family members, including husbands, wives, parents, children, and domestic partners. Family law issues and their resolution may entail the most significant legal and financial events of your life. If you are poorly represented by someone not truly qualified to handle your case, it could prove to be a costly event and one that you regret for a long time.

Kearns Rotolo Law provides strong yet compassionate representation in all areas of family law. Our firm is comprised of experienced trial lawyers who are ready to fight for you in court, if necessary. Anthony KearnsVictor Rotolo, and the Kearns Rotolo Law attorneys can advocate for your interests in all contested matters regarding divorce, property distribution, custody or any other contested matter.

As a trained mediator and Collaborative Law attorney, Anthony P. Kearns offers the Firm’s Family Law clients alternative means to resolving their legal issues with regards to divorce and related matters. Additionally, his experience as a former therapist counseling families and individuals, including both men and women caught in domestic violence situations, allows him to provide compassionate counsel to clients navigating emotional family disputes.

Super Lawyers Badge

Victor A. Rotolo has been included on the List of New Jersey Super Lawyers in the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 marking his nineteenth year of inclusion on this list. The list of New Jersey Super Lawyers is generated by the Thomson Reuters organization which employs the following methodology and set of standards to compile the list each year. Super Lawyers Selection Methodology [No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court.]

Certified Civil Trial Attorney Badge

Victor A. Rotolo is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.

"A certified attorney is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A New Jersey attorney who is certified by the Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney must have:

  • been a member in good standing of the New Jersey bar for over 5 years
  • demonstrated a substantial level of experience in civil trial law
  • been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his or her work
  • taken and passed a written examination in civil trial law."

Source: Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Attorney Certification, Brochure on Certified Civil Trial Attorney. See Rule 1:39: Specialty Certification of Attorneys.

Some contested family matters require aggressive and strong litigation tactics to obtain the desired result. Ultimately, we strive to reach a fair and amicable resolution. The attorneys at Kearns Rotolo Law apply their experience to ensure that each case is handled individually according to their client’s needs and desires. Our Firm has entered into numerous settlement agreements, uncontested divorces, parenting agreements and other agreements to achieve a beneficial result for our client in a cost effective manner.

We are familiar with all facets of family law.  We participate in divorce proceedings resolved through litigation, mediation, arbitration, and collaboration. Both mediation and arbitration can be utilized in the litigation process.  The collaborative process is an alternate to litigation, mediation and arbitration, and requires that both parties retain attorneys who are trained in collaborative law.   

We also recognize the need to keep our clients fully informed regarding their case. Our attorneys respond to all calls and requests for information within 24 hours. We respect the practical advice and needs of our clients and work to litigate their matters accordingly. Our main goal is always to help our clients resolve their legal problems as quickly as possible so they can move forward with their lives. We know that divorce and other family law issues have a significant financial impact on families so we take every step to protect our clients from being saddled with financial responsibilities they may not be able to meet in the future.

If you and your family are facing a difficult family issue or crisis that requires a Family Law attorney, call us.

Please note: Your initial half-hour consultation session is free.

What Our Clients are Saying

I was very proud to be represented by Tony and felt secure at a time I needed a compass to head out of a difficult bind. Confidence in your counsel and a sense of security in understanding how best to proceed are important reasons to consider Anthony Kearns and his team of outstanding lawyers.

- Lynn

Tony was excellent! He was knowledgeable, responsive and on-time. His experience as a County Prosecutor definitely helped our case as he knows how the legal system works and how to navigate. I highly recommend Tony and his office.

- Matt

Thankfully I found Kearns Rotolo Law and I had a wonderful experience working with Charles Rifici on a difficult divorce/child custody issue. I am so grateful for all the work and guidance he provided. He always took his time and diligently went through all my options with me so I could make the decisions that benefitted my family and I. I will be forever thankful for the top notch services he provided.

- Cinthya

In March of 2022 I contacted Kearns Rotolo Law Firm with an urgent problem, Mr. Kearns and Mr. Rotolo contacted me immediately to give me hope as to rectify my problem. The end result was Mr Kearns was able to solve my issue through extreme professionalism, I am very grateful I found Kearns Rotolo Law firm and I would recommend their law firm to anyone that has a less extreme problem or a more complex problem, I am very grateful for their services.

- Bill

I met with Mr. Kearns yesterday about a devastating situation affecting our family. Mr. Kearns and his entire staff made us feel extremely comfortable and showed our family a compassionate side that gave us comfort in the most uncomfortable of situations. Thank you very much. God Bless.

- Christian