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Untying the Knot: Divorce in America [infographic]
As societies and relationships change, the subject of divorce in America remains steadfast. What could be accounting for this rise in divorce? Changing attitudes about monogamy? Marriage in general? Our below infographic seeks to highlight a few key statistics around this divisive topic.
Melissa M. Ruvolo, Laura Ruvolo Lipp and Kelsey Mulholland have been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as Matrimonial Law Attorneys.
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Laura Ruvolo Lipp, Esq., was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" list by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2010 and 2012 through 2015. She was also selected for inclusion as a New Jersey "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2016 and 2017. Melissa M. Ruvolo, Esq., was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2009 through 2017. Kelsey Mulholland, Esq. was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" list by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2009 through 2017. Ruth Kim, Esq. was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" list by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2011 through 2017. Ashley Vallillo Manzi, Esq., was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2012 through 2017. Michelle A. Levin, Esq. was selected for inclusion in the "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" list by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2017. Super Lawyers is a publication of Thomson Reuters. The selection process is conducted by an independent firm that determines which lawyers in New Jersey have attained a high degree of peer recognition & professional achievement. The selection process can be viewed at www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey
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"We are so thankful we choose Kelsey Mulholland as our attorney. Kelsey worked arduously on our behalf to settle our case quickly, wanting to avoid as much stress and disruption to our lives as possible. He kept in constant contact with us to share the outcome of each conversation he'd had and to... -Renee B.
"Mr. Mulholland always made me feel as though I were his only client. He was always professional and managed to calm me when events felt overwhelming. He is bright, confident and reassuring. I trusted him explicitly and always felt better after speaking with him." -Ava C.
"I went through a tough divorce and Melissa was so helpful. She understood what I was going through and was very compassionate. She was honest with me throughtout the entire process and was very responsive to my questions and concerns." -Tony F.
"[Laura] was efficient, professional, caring and knowledgeable. She never "yes" me, she did her homework and came up with the best answer. I was very happy with my outcome. I highly recommend Laura." -Alyssa C.
"I retained Laura Ruvolo Lipp to represent me during my divorce. As a father seeking custody of my three year old daughter, I went into my first meeting with Laura feeling as though the cards were stacked against me. Laura listened intently to my situation, took careful notes and was already... -Michael C.
"[Melissa] kept me informed throughout the process not only through emails and regular mail but by personally calling me on the phone. She definitely did not over charge. . . . .I would highly recommend Melissa and her firm to anyone who is going to go through a divorce. In fact I have sent about a... -Scott W.
"Ms. Ruvolo worked diligently during my very tumultuous and contentious divorce to ensure my best interests were protected. She was steadfast in her resolve to fight for 50/50 shared custody, which was of the utmost importance to me. She was very compassionate and genuinely concerned for my well-... -Jason D.
"Laura and staff were very informative and supportive during my divorce. We kept in constant contact via email and if I had additional questions they took the time to explain everything and made sure I understood everything." -Donna D.
"Over the summer of 2012 , after years of suffering, I decided to take a very difficult step and file for divorce from my husband and partner of 16 years. Although, this was a necessary and long overdue step I was terrified. I had been battered down by my husband and truely thought I could not get... -Christine M.
"Mrs. Ruvolo Lipp and her team were awesome. Very professional . . . . I was very lucky to have had her on my side, quite a blessing." -Vivian G.
From the first meeting, [Melissa] immediately analyzed my case history. When it came time to go to court, Melissa presented a detailed, fact base case to the judge . . . . Melissa was always happy to help and answer my questions whenever I called, would respond to emails and be there to listen if... -Carl P.
"Melissa represented me after a judgment granting interim reduction in alimony based on loss in income. During the time leading up to the hearing - and through the hearing - she was compassionate . . .and someone you could trust to make the right decisions. She returned my calls promptly. . . ." -Ron M.
"Melissa was a huge help to our family. She was dedicated, professional, compassionate and very intelligent. . . .Thank you Melissa!" -Sonya C.
Ruvolo Law Group, LLC, protects the rights of its divorce and family law clients throughout North and Central New Jersey, including the following counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren