LAW OFFICES OF TAM ABITANTE, ESQ.

PRACTICE AREAS

FAMILY LAW

Tam's practice of family law is exclusively through the preeminent family law firm of Shimalla, Wechsler & Lepp & D'Onofrio, LLP in Warren, New Jersey, where Tam is "Of Counsel."  

              Collaborative Divorce

              Family and Divorce Mediation

              Alimony / Spousal Support

              Appeals

              Change of Circumstances -Lepis Applications

              Cohabitation

              Consent Orders

              Court Orders

              Child Custody and Parenting Time/ Visitation

              Child Support

    •  Income Withholding/Wage Garnishment
    •  Direct Payments

Child Support Guidelines Calculations

Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

College Expenses

Default Hearings

Divorce / Dissolution

Domestic Violence

Temporary Restraining Order 

    • Final Restraining Order    (FRO)
    • Emancipation of children

          Equitable Distribution

          Legal Research and Writing

          Mediation - Family and Divorce

              Marital Settlement Agreements (MSA)

              Motions - Pendente Lite and Post- Judgment

              New Jersey Family Support Payment Center

              Parenting Time /Visitation             

              Pendente Lite (Pending Litigation) Issues

              Property Settlement & Distribution

              Property Settlement Agreement

              Psychological Parent Custody and Parenting Time

              Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs), DROs

               Relocation / Removal

               Restraining Orders (Temporary & Final)

           Spousal Support / Alimony            

    •     Limited Duration Alimony (LDA)
    •     Permanent Alimony
    •     Reimbursement Alimony
    •     Rehabilitative Alimony

          Temporary Support

          Uncontested Divorce

             Wage Garnishment/ Income Withholding

ELDER LAW

         Special Needs Trusts