New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer

WILLIAM P. LEMEGA, Partner/ Certified Matrimonial Attorney

William is a skilled trial attorney who focuses his practice on complex matrimonial and family law matters including but not limited to divorce, mediation, property division, alimony, child custody and parenting time issues, child support, adoption, post-judgment litigation, prenuptial agreements, appellate practice, and domestic violence matters.

William has been awarded the designation of Certified Matrimonial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, which is a designation achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in the State of New Jersey. In 2018, 2019, and 2020, he was selected to be included on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Family Law. Also in 2020, William was selected as a Top Lawyer in Morris County by Morris/Essex Health & Life Magazine and included on the list of 10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, as published by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

William is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a Panelist on the Morris, Hunterdon and the Somerset County Early Settlement Panels. In 2018, the Supreme Court appointed William to the District Ethics Committee for Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren Counties (DEC XIII), upon which he continues to serve.

William received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Scranton and graduated from The New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating law school, William enjoyed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., in the Morris County Superior Court, Family Part. Since then, he has devoted his private practice exclusively to matrimonial and family law matters.

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Articles Written by William P. Lemega

Co-Parenting for Your Kids

Written By: William P. Lemega, Esq.

By definition, getting divorced means to legally dissolve one’s marriage to another. If the desire for a divorce is mutual, along with that dissolution is a wish to move on with your life without the involvement of your former partner.


Is Adultery Illegal In New Jersey?

Written by: Willliam Lemega, Esq.

There are many different reasons people file for divorce. In New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 2A:34-2 states the causes of action for divorce. There are seven of grounds for fault divorce and two grounds for no fault divorce.


Can My Mediator Also Serve as My Arbitrator?

Mediation is defined as a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to assist them in reaching a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute, as opposed to arbitration, where the parties give the power to decide the issues in dispute to the arbitrator.