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    Let us help you create a solid prenuptial agreement to protect yourself and set your marriage up for success!

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    Getting Divorced (Or Thinking About It)

    Divorce is stressful. We will help you protect your children, your assets, your financial standing, and your future.

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    Post Divorce Issues

    Finalizing your divorce doesn’t always mean it’s over. We’re here to help navigate any issues since the divorce proceedings.

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    Child custody, visitation, and child support can be tricky issues. Children need you in their life – and you deserve to be there.

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    Unfortunately, emotional situations often escalate out of control. Nobody deserves to be a victim or wrongfully accused.

    Carrie S. Schultz, Esq. & Michael J. Fleres, Esq. of the firm are Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Matrimonial Law Attorneys.*

    Divorce can make it feel like your world is ending. Its effect is felt widespread and we are not going to pretend it isn’t. It can affect your finances, your relationship with your children, and even basic life fundamentals such as where you sleep at night. But, divorce should not be viewed as all doom and gloom. Divorce also represents the opportunity for a new beginning. It may not feel like it right now, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We’ve helped hundreds of men and fathers navigate the divorce process and there’s nothing more gratifying than watching them step into a new, happier version of themselves. We’re here to help you along this journey – and we’ll protect your kids, yourself, and your future every step of the way.

    We’re here to guide you through every moment of this pivotal chapter in your life.

    Hear From Happy Clients


    “Carrie was informative, caring and immediately responsive. She helped me keep my daughter from being removed from NJ against my will and without my knowledge. She assisted me in exercising my rights as a parent and a father. She’s Great!”

    – Robert C., 5 out of 5 stars

    “I recently had the pleasure of working with Schultz Law Firm during my divorce, and I cannot express how grateful I am for their exceptional service. From the moment I first contacted them, I was impressed by their professionalism, empathy, and dedication to my case.”

    – Angel F., 5 out of 5 stars

    “Very impressed by this law firm so far! They have been very prompt with my extremely urgent and sensitive case. Great communication and confidence! Looking forward to continue working with these attorneys.”

    – Krystal D., 5 out of 5 stars

    “Schultz & Associates have listened to me and acted in accordance with MY interests. Being a divorced father, I am thankful that I found them. They really do focus on my rights as a father. Timely responses, clear communication, and a true desire to do what’s best for me.”

    – Scotty P., 5 out of 5 stars

    “Great people followed up extremely fast discussed multiple options that made sense for my situation as a father and at this time when I first called it felt like my life was falling apart they never pressured me to make a quick decision they left it up to me but the biggest thing I think is knowing they had my back regardless of my decision.”

    – Brian L., 5 out of 5 stars

    “It’s still early in the process for me but from the very first contact with Schultz and Associates I’ve felt listened to and reassured. The professionalism and personal approach gives me great confidence that they are and will be the best advocates for my rights.”

    – David A., 5 out of 5 stars

    Your Kids Need You. And You Deserve To Be In Their Lives, Too.

    Men’s & Fathers’ Rights Divorce Lawyers by Schultz & Associates, LLC

    A Personal Note from Our Founder:

    Navigating a divorce is challenging and, at times, may seem insurmountable. For many men and fathers, the journey through the legal system can feel particularly daunting. At Men’s and Father’s Rights, we understand these challenges intimately. We believe in a child’s need for both parents and the undeniable right of fathers to maintain a meaningful presence in their children’s lives – divorce does not alter this fundamental truth.

    Every day, our team are motivated by the commitment to safeguard your role in your child’s life and secure your future together. My personal journey through my parents’ divorce has endowed me with a profound understanding and empathy for what you’re facing. The imprints of my experience, beginning at the tender age of seven, have shaped my perspective personally and professionally.

    I’ve witnessed how biases and stereotypes can warp the outcomes of legal processes, with repercussions that ripple through lives and across generations. I’ve lived through the heartache of a child’s confusion and longing when a parent becomes a stranger. This is why our mission is to advocate vigorously for you and change the narrative for families like yours.

    As a woman-led firm, we offer a unique perspective that values and uplifts the role of fathers. Our approach is holistic, focusing on legal victories and laying the groundwork for your family’s long-term well-being and success. We uphold professionalism and advocacy, ensuring your voice is heard, and your rights are protected.

    If this message resonates with you or someone you care about is in the throes of relationship turmoil, know we are here to help. We understand the anxieties accompanying disputes over custody, support, and asset division. Our website provides education on New Jersey divorce law and related legal matters. We encourage you to contact us at (201) 654-4263 for guidance and to discuss your path forward.

    Your relationship with your children is irreplaceable – let’s work together to preserve it.


    Media & Publications


    Divorce Dialogues

    RADIO SHOW, Divorce Dialogues: We discuss the most common mistakes men make in divorce and explain why so many fathers assume they’ll ‘lose their kids’ in the process. Carrie Schultz also describes how to be amicable without agreeing to something you might regret later.

    The Father Show

    PODCAST, THE FATHER SHOW: With Mike Thompson: Steps to Take When You Are Being Alienated Against.

    Relationships & Divorce

    PODCAST, IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS: On the Rich in Relationships podcast, Divorce Lawyer Carrie Schultz shares conversations men COULD be having to help themselves and their relationship.

    Divorce Podcast

    PODCAST, PARENTAL ALIENATION: On the Rich in Relationships podcast, Divorce Lawyer Carrie Schultz shares her personal experience and gives us the “boots on the ground” perspective of how parental alienation occurs for men.

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    What Keeps You Up at Night?



    At Men’s & Fathers’ Rights Divorce Lawyers, we understand the unique challenges that affluent men and fathers face during divorce proceedings. In divorce proceedings, high-income men often fear significant financial losses, including the equitable distribution of their assets and investments. They worry about maintaining their standard of living post-divorce and ensuring that their business interests and investments remain intact. Custody battles can be emotionally distressing, with concerns about securing meaningful time with their children and protecting their parental rights. There’s also the fear of reputational damage and privacy invasion, as high-profile divorces can attract unwanted media attention.

    Navigating the legal complexities and potential for contentious negotiations can be daunting. Trust Men’s & Fathers’ Rights Divorce Lawyers to protect your rights and guide you through this challenging time with skill and compassion.
    Men’s Rights: Frequently Asked Questions

    At Men’s & Fathers’ Rights Divorce Lawyers, we understand that navigating divorce proceedings can raise many questions and uncertainties.

    Here are answers to some of the most common inquiries our clients have. If you have additional questions or need personalized guidance, please don’t hesitate to contact our experienced legal team. We are here to provide clarity, support, and effective solutions tailored to your specific needs and concerns.

    While divorce proceedings are typically matters of public record, we prioritize confidentiality and discretion. We take measures to minimize public exposure and protect your privacy throughout the legal process.

    If negotiations stall, we are prepared to represent your interests in court. Our experienced litigators are skilled in handling complex, high-stakes divorce cases, ensuring your rights and priorities are vigorously defended. content.

    We provide transparent fee structures and clear explanations of potential costs upfront. Our goal is to deliver exceptional legal representation that aligns with your financial expectations and legal needs.

    The duration of divorce proceedings can vary based on factors such as the complexity of assets, custody disputes, and negotiation timelines. We strive to streamline the process while prioritizing thoroughness to achieve the best possible outcome efficiently.

    Articles from Our Legal Team

    Protecting Your Privacy Rights During Your Divorce in New Jersey

    Divorce is a private matter that many families desire to keep among themselves to limit those from gossiping about the news, or merely to protect loved ones from the emotional turmoil.  Technically, divorces in New Jersey are public records but are not as easy to find and search as you would think.  Someone has to be [...]

    Hackensack Divorce Lawyer Discusses Contested and Uncontested Divorces

    What is the difference between contested and uncontested divorce in New Jersey?  The basic difference is that in a contested divorce is that there are issues that need to be resolved. In an uncontested divorce, all the issues have been resolved. What are some of the issues that must be resolved in divorce? Decisions m [...]

    New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Divorce Timeframe

    One of the first questions asked by many people who are divorcing is “how long will it take?” We wish there was an answer to this that you could concretely rely upon!  But there, is not. The time frame for your divorce will depend on all the unique intricacies of your individual situation. Some divorces take just m [...]

    What is the Difference Between Co-Parenting and Parallel Parenting?

    Please Note: Our practice focuses on cases that occur in New Jersey. While co-parenting and parallel parenting sound similar, these are actually two very different ways for parents to raise their children after a divorce. Divorcing spouses who treat each other with civility and respect and are able to communicat [...]