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Velazquez Law, LLC, maintains a comprehensive New Jersey family law practice, covering everything from paternity and name changes to guardianships of minors. Below you’ll find a peek at just a few of the main areas of our family law practice. Call our office in Morristown or Millburn for help with any family or matrimonial matter throughout the state of New Jersey.

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Divorce

Divorce can be contested or uncontested. An uncontested divorce is one where both parties agree on how to handle all the issues in their divorce, so nothing needs to be litigated in court. As a Panelist on the Essex County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel, Candy Ley Velazquez is experienced in helping divorcing couples negotiate and mediate their divorce for a positive result that meets everyone’s needs fairly and without the emotional costs a contested divorce can entail.

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Domestic Violence

New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act can be used to prevent or stop assault, sexual assault, harassment, stalking and other offenses perpetrated by a current or former spouse, dating partner, household member, or someone who shares a child in common with the victim or got the victim pregnant. New Jersey’s domestic violence law contains powerful tools in the form of temporary restraining orders and final restraining orders.

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Your Dedicated New Jersey Family Law and Elder Law Firm

With offices in Morristown and Millburn, Velazquez Law, LLC, serves clients throughout northern and central New Jersey and statewide. We are a family law practice with a particular focus and expertise on families who have children with special needs or individuals who have been affected by domestic violence. We also maintain a robust elder law practice that ranges from wills, trusts and probate to guardianship issues. Whatever your needs, you will find Velazquez Law ready and able to assist you with compassion, skill, tenacity and effective results.

Here for You During Difficult Times in Your Life

Family law matters can be intensely emotional and tough to deal with. Often, clients are going through major life changes, and the challenge of the unknown creates anxiety and fear. At Velazquez Law, LLC, you’ll find a lawyer with a wealth of compassion for what you’re going through who strives to make sure you are well-informed and well-protected. You’ll know your options so you can make the best rational decisions for yourself and your children, and you’ll know what to expect so there won’t be any surprises down the line.

Firm founder and principal attorney Candy Ley Velazquez brings an intense passion to the practice of law. Family law matters are intensely personal and vitally important, and Candy Ley Velazquez approaches divorce and family law cases aggressively and tenaciously. Her passion for justice in family law and elder law matters stems from her time working in an Elder Law Clinic assisting elder abuse victims and serving as a court-appointed attorney in guardianship matters, as well as serving as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Monmouth County prosecutor’s Family Division.

A resolute defender of her clients’ rights in the courtroom, Candy is also an experienced family law mediator who knows when and how to resolve a matter outside of court, serving her clients’ best interests while recognizing the need to maintain communication and working relationships between former spouses who share children, for instance. Candy teaches both family law and litigation to future paralegals and serves on the Essex County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel. You can rest assured that whatever your case requires, Candy Ley Velazquez will adopt the best method to get the results you need.

Here for You When You Need Us

We know that your legal needs don’t stop when the workday ends, and neither do we. Our office is open for weekend or evening meetings as necessary to make sure you are protected and taken care of. Our attorney and staff are fluent in both English and Spanish, so you can feel comfortable conversing with us in your native tongue. We are committed to providing high-quality legal services at affordable rates. We offer free initial telephonic and virtual consultations, along with reasonable fee structures and payment options. Call Velazquez Law, LLC, at 973-873-4900, and we’ll get to work right away, helping you with your most pressing legal needs.

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Candy Ley Velazquez is the founder and principal attorney at Velazquez Law, LLC, a New Jersey law firm with offices in Morristown and Millburn serving clients in central and northern New Jersey and statewide in the areas of divorce and family law and elder law. Passionate about the law, Candy is compassionate with her clients while aggressively pursuing their needs, protecting their rights and defending their interests.

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Ms. Velazquez is a professional who is committed and competent in her responsibilities. We are eternally grateful for her urgency with our family matter.

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Candy Ley is a very good lawyer, she is very responsible and punctual, and fights for your case. Very happy to have her as my lawyer in my family.

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I hired Candy Velazquez for a divorce matter. She resolved the matter in the timeframe she provided me. Candy answered all my questions and was very supportive. I will use her services again in the future.

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