Joseph Pandolfi

Retired Judge

Joe attended Fordham University, and graduated with a B.A. in political science. He then attended Fordham University School of Law, and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree.

Joe was a practicing attorney for 35 years, handling matters in various areas of the law, with an emphasis on family law and litigation. Among other professional accomplishments, he successfully argued a landmark family law case before the New Jersey Supreme Court. During the period of his private practice, he also served as a municipal court judge for 10 years.

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Recent Articles
Order for Immediate Sale of Your House During Your Divorce
Dividing assets during a divorce can be a simple task or a challenging one, depending on the spouses' attitudes and the circumstances of the case. Either way, distributing marital property—including a house—usually occurs once the divorce is over. But in some cases, a couple may need to sell right away. ... Read more

Common Law Marriage and Divorce: What Happens to the Kids?
Find out more about ending a common law marriage when there are children involved. ... Read more

Why Is My Divorce Case Taking So Long?
If you feel like you're involved in the "never-ending divorce," you're not alone. The time it takes for contested divorces to reach conclusion is pretty much a universal complaint. Of course, knowing that you're one of many is a small consolation when your life is in turmoil. There are several possible reasons why a divorce case drags on. ... Read more

Prenuptial Agreements: What Can I and Can't I Include?
Prenuptial agreements are becoming more and more popular. But there are rules you have to follow for an agreement to be valid. If you don’t adhere to those rules, you do so at your own risk. ... Read more

Finding a Family Law Attorney That's Right for You
The first major decision you have to make in your divorce may turn out to be the most important—the attorney you hire to represent you. The wrong choice can turn an already unpleasant experience into an outright nightmare. ... Read more