Many people facing family law issues want an attorney who is both compassionate and aggressive, a critical combination that is hard to find – unless they engage with Jennifer Fortunato. Jennifer’s empathetic listening style and fact-based approach facilitates a trusting relationship with her clients, many of whom are experiencing one of the most upsetting and complicated times in their lives. Practical and direct, she helps her clients understand the best and worst-case scenarios and all possibilities in between. Jennifer easily conveys this information in layman’s terms so that her clients, can determine the best course of action.
Jennifer is a certified matrimonial trial attorney fluent in every aspect of family law, including divorce, separation, domestic violence, child support and custody, palimony, adoption, same-sex marriage, civil unions and other domestic matters. She is well-versed in the complex area of children’s legal issues and is adept at providing sensitive caring counsel. Jennifer prides herself on the fact that over the course of her career, she shows up for every court appearance totally prepared and confident. Her entire career has been devoted exclusively to family law and she extends her involvement beyond the courtroom. Jennifer teaches young adults about the law and provides volunteer counsel to children with special needs. Currently, Jennifer is serving on the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee. She is also currently serving a four-year term on the District Ethics Committee,a position she was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court in 2016.