Kristi L. Terranova

Kristi L. Terranova

Phone: 973-586-4905
Fax: 973-627-0869

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Kristi L. Terranova

Kristi L. Terranova has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2017
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2016
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2015

Throughout her career, Kristi L. Terranova has specialized in Matrimonial and Family Law. This focus has made her well versed in all aspects of the sector and current with the latest trends and developments in the law. She translates that knowledge into insights and strategies that help her clients achieve outcomes that are tailored to the specific case and needs of that client. Ms. Terranova has both trial and appellate experience representing clients in divorce, custody, equitable distribution and domestic violence issues. She handles a broad scope of family law matters including child and parent relocation, emancipation, grandparent’s rights, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, asset valuation and protection and post-judgment modifications to custody and support. Given the often painful and grueling aspects of many family law cases, Ms. Terranova is privileged to assist clients through a difficult time in his/her life and to begin a new chapter in the most efficient, fair and just manner possible.

Ms. Terranova has a number of leadership roles in the New Jersey legal community. She was appointed to the District Fee Arbitration Committee of the Office of Attorney Ethics for the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Ms. Terranova is also an Associate Editor for the New Jersey Family Lawyer Magazine. She serves as a panelist for the Early Settlement Panel (ESP) in Passaic County, is a member of the Junior Advisory Board and volunteer attorney for Partners for Women and Justice. Ms. Terranova has, in the past, served on the membership committee for the New Jersey Women’s Lawyers Association and was a volunteer with the New Jersey Law Firm Peer Mentor Group. Ms. Terranova extends the commitment she gives her clients to others in the community. For the past two years, she has co-chaired Soul Cycle’s “Break the Cycle” program which raises awareness and funds for the prevention of and assistance of victims of domestic violence.

Published Cases

Tynes v. St. Peter’s Medical Center, 408 N.J. Super. 159 (App. Div. 2009)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Appointed to the District Fee Arbitration Committee of the Office of Attorney Ethics for the Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Panelist for the Early Settlement Panel (ESP) in Passaic County
  • Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member of the Passaic County Bar Association
  • Member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers’ Association
  • Co-chair of the Break the Cycle Event held at Soul Cycle in Short Hills, New Jersey (2014-present)
  • Member of the Junior Advisory Board and Pro Bono Attorney for Partners for Women and Justice
    • Co-chair of the Break the Cycle Event held at Soul Cycle in Short Hills, New Jersey (2014-present)
  • Serves on the Committee for Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • Member of the Junior League of Montclair-Newark

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • New York (inactive)

Education

Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2006

Gettysburg College, B.A., 2003

Past Employment

PashmanStein – Hackensack, New Jersey

  • Associate, Family Law Department

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Peretti, LLP – Morristown, New Jersey

  • Associate, Family Law Department

Budd Larner, PC – Short Hills, New Jersey

  • Associate, Family Law Department