New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


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.

In 2018, William was selected to be included on the current list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Family Law. He 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.

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 and the New Jersey Bar Association, and serves as a Panelist on both the 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).

William received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Communications from The University of Scranton and graduated from The New England School of Law. 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.

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer is a Certified Matrimonial Attorney Designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court
Articles Written by William P. Lemega

Can I Modify My Alimony Obligation?

If you have recently or not so recently entered into a divorce agreement that obligates you to pay a certain amount of alimony, you may find yourself in a bind should you no longer be able to meet your obligation. N.J.S.A.

Can I Retire Early if I Have an Ongoing Alimony Obligation

The New Jersey Alimony Reform Act of 2014 was signed by Governor Christie on September 10, 2014, and immediately took effect. The new Act changed the landscape and implementation of alimony in a variety of ways. One such way is in relation to an obligor’s request for modification or termination of an initial alimony obligation because he or she would like to retire,

Can My Weapons Be Taken if a Restraining Order is Filed Against Me?

If a Restraining Order is filed against you, the police may confiscate any type of weapon or weapons that may cause harm or bodily injury to the alleged victim, including but not limited to firearms or your Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and Carry Permit. In fact, the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act requires the police to seize all weapons and permits if there is probable cause of domestic violence.