New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer

WILLIAM P. LEMEGA, Partner/ Certified Matrimonial Attorney

Mr. Lemega is a principal and the managing partner for the firm’s Morristown office. He is a graduate of the University of Scranton and New England Law – Boston. After graduating law school, he enjoyed a one-year 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.

Mr. Lemega is a skilled trial attorney who focuses his practice on complex matrimonial and family law matters. He is committed to providing his clients with comprehensive and quality legal representation and litigation strategy that is centered on achieving the proper outcome, even when faced with what may appear to be insurmountable acrimony.

Mr. Lemega 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, he 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.

Mr. Lemega 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 Mr. Lemega to the District Ethics Committee for Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren Counties (DEC XIII), upon which he continues to serve.

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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.