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Victoria was masterful in court. She definitely had the “fire,” but she was also prepared, confident and in a few moments, ripped the adversary’s whole argument to shreds. I’m really happy to have Victoria and the firm on my side.

— O.H.

The office came highly recommended to me, and I was very happy I went. My divorce was not complicated by any means, but the competency of the adversary’s attorney, was asinine. He was not a Family Law Attorney, and it showed. John Paone III ( JPP3 ) was my attorney, and he shredded the other Lawyer, so badly that it saved me 6 figures, that my ex-wife is not going to get. The money I spent, was well worth it, I have already told a few friends that may be thinking of divorce to call this team, they were the best for me, and I hope they are the best for you.

— Billy M.

Great, smooth experience. Very responsive and helpful.

— Rita J.

Professional. Efficient. Personable. The team at The Law Offices of Paone Zaleski & Murphy executed my case expeditiously and fairly. John Paone III listened to my concerns, communicated efficiency with the opposing attorney and resolved my case to my satisfaction Highly recommend their services.

— Dan O.

I worked with Victoria and although it was a difficult time for me, she walked me through the process every step of the way. Victoria was very professional but friendly at the same time. I would highly recommend this firm. Thank you Victoria Paone

— Asha J.

The hardest working family law attorneys in Monmouth and Middlesex.

— P.R.

I had the honor of being represented by John P. Paone, Jr. for the past nineteen years. I watched John in action during binding arbitration hearings and trial, numerous Superior Court motions which included hearings in front of at least five different Judges, and several settlement conferences. During this time period John also argued my case in front of the Appellate Division six different times. It was an extremely complicated case requiring detailed knowledge of complex issues resulting in a ninety-page arbitration decision. John excelled in every area! He has an exceptional ability to focus on the important issues and create a strategy that is clear and precise. He requested all relevant information, organized a staggering amount of paperwork, and produced clear understandable arguments backed up by facts. His expertise in Family Law, how to apply it, and how to present it, was outstanding and resulted in many rulings that ultimately saved my family. John also had to communicate with my counsel in New York and other attorneys in New Jersey and developed a good working relationship with all of them. His office staff, and other attorneys that I met as part of the team over these years were always courteous, caring, and helpful. I could not have had a better experience. On a personal level, these past nineteen years were very difficult for me, and John’s understanding of my situation and my family’s needs made all the difference. He was always encouraging, kind, and compassionate. Each time we were attacked with yet another motion, our reaction would always be, send it to John he will make sense out of this and help us through it. I know my family and I could not have survived the pressure of these years without the security of knowing that John P. Paone, Jr. was always there for us. He constantly had our best interests in mind, and due to his continuous involvement we have thankfully concluded our case in the best way possible. His integrity both as a person and as an attorney is exemplary. I highly recommend John P. Paone, Jr. as a superior attorney.

— Manya O.

I have known Robert Z. For over 10 years., and have found him to be a reliable, upstanding person. His judgement and guidance are spot-on and have served me well.

— Stan C.

Family oriented, class and highly educated. These are the type of lawyers you want to represent you. Couldn’t ask for a better team to have by your side. Highly suggested!

— Nicole T.

Bob Zaleski is a skilled, smart and practical attorney and mediator. I highly recommend him for all of your family law needs.

— Gregg R.

Extremely skilled group of attorneys! I would recommend them to anyone!

— Alexandra L.

Bob was absolutely great to work with. Although divorce is not easy to deal with, he resolved issues quickly and fairly. That saved money and was able to get on with my life. Thank you again

— John A.

I want to write and share my experience with the law firm of Paone, Zaleski & Murphy. Throughout the process of their handling my legal matter, the team of Cassie Murphy and  Victoria Paone were responsive, understanding, knowledgeable of what needed to be done, and overall very supportive of me during the legal process.

They were genuinely concerned with my well-being and fought for me during the process. I thank them for representing me!

— J.B.

My recent experience with Victoria Paone was extremely professional and positive. Ms. Paone was helpful as well as compassionate to the needs of my situation. I was referred to the firm and was very satisfied.


— B.W.

Dear Victoria,

This letter is to let you know how much I appreciate your help in resolving my case. I am so grateful to have had you as my attorney.

Divorce is never easy, but with you as my attorney, I was able to get through it. With your knowledge, hard work and dedication, we were able to reach the best arrangement.

I think that you were fair, communicated well, answered my questions and was able to negotiate for me. I cannot thank you enough for your assistance time, and effort. I wish you all the best success in your future practice. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone. 


— A. Jones

Robert Zaleski handled my matter that included a long and protracted dispute regarding post divorce settlement agreement issues and enforcement driven by an adversary that would not abide by any Court Order nor any agreement; this case also involved difficult and complex issues involving child custody, parenting time, and even illegal removal from the state, with a disabled child.  Throughout, Mr. Zaleski professionally took on each and every complication and barrier with concerted and diligent effort.  Without him, the successful result we achieved would not have been possible.  In addition to the legal work, Mr. Zaleski displayed fortitude in enduring tactics by the adversary that, as a client, would have been overwhelming to bear.

— Emery M.

John Paone, Jr., presents an Annual Case Law Update at the Family Law Symposium, a continuing education program offered annually by NJICLE and attended by 700+ plus lawyers. Many of the Symposium “frequent flyers” have told me that John’s update is one of the reasons why they come to the program year after year. John brings his wealth of experience to his teaching presentations, and his colleagues enjoy his lively lectures and the insight and perspective he brings to complex family law matters.

— Eileen O.

Stayed focused on my wishes

— Dennis W.

John P. Paone, Jr. and Robert Zaleski are consummate professionals and know their craft better than any other divorce attorneys in the area. Going through a divorce isn’t easy but they were the perfect blend of compassion and professionalism and I couldn’t imagine having anyone else represent me. If you desire quality and the utmost attention to detail, this law firm is worth every penny.

— Frank D.

I highly recommend Cassie Murphy.  My divorce process was lengthy, extremely contentious and we had several unexpected issues to deal with.  Cassie handled it all with professionalism as well as compassion.  She was always available for any questions I had,  spent time clearly explaining my options to help me make the most informed decisions, and always followed through on exactly what we discussed.  Cassie is extremely knowledgeable and was always able to tackle any obstacle that we faced.  During such a stressful, emotional time I would not have felt comfortable with anyone other than Cassie.  She genuinely cares about her clients and makes you feel comfortable and confident that everything she does is with your best interest in mind.


— J.V.

I have the pleasure of having Robert Zaleski successfully mediate many of cases throughout the years. Bob is a dedicated, compassionate and knowledgeable attorney. I highly recommended Bob for all of your family or mediation needs.

— Bob is a dedicated, compassionate and knowledgeable attorney

I would highly recommend Cassie Murphy. I was very impressed with the care she took in helping me. I felt she listened and showed compassion and understanding when dealing with a difficult situation. Ms. Murphy is extremely knowledgeable and presented options which assisted me in my endeavors. If I am in need of a lawyer in the future, I would not hesitate to hire her again.

— Extremely Knowledgeable

After having worked with Paone, Zaleski & Murphy for a number of years as my client, the time finally came for me to enlist their services. John P. Paone, Jr. handled my case with grace and professionalism from start to finish and made an unfortunate situation that much easier to get through. I highly recommend this law firm if you want the best outcome possible.

— After having worked with Paone, Zaleski & Murphy for a number of years as my client, the time finally came for me to enlist their services.

I’ve known John Paone, Jr. for over 20 years. He’s a member of the American Academy of Mattimonial Lawyers, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, AV rated in Martindale-Hubble and a member of various Family Law sections of several Bar Associations. He’s hard working, knowledgeable, thoughtful, articulate, well read and a great lawyer. He’s on my very short list of Divorce Lawyers I’d recommend in the State of New Jersey.

This firm is a top notch family law firm.

— I’ve known John Paone, Jr. for over 20 years.

After past experiences with other attorney’s, I learned that the truth alone is not enough to win in court, you need the right attorney to explain it to the judge and an aggressive one who can counter the opposing attorney in court, not just on paper or via mediation. Mr. Zaleski was amazing and represented me very well. He got the results I needed, protecting me and my daughter’s interests. I am so lucky to have found him and will continue to use his services in the future. I highly recommend him.

— After past experiences with other attorney’s, I learned that the truth alone is not enough to win in court

I have been represented by Mr. Zaleski in my case and I must say, he is an amazing Attorney and Mediator. He has complete attention to detail, is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the field. From the first conversation, he correctly predicted what to anticipate in my case and provided accurate guidance. He impressed me not only with the professionalism, but also with the art of communication as an outstanding attorney. His expertise helped me gain favorable results with an extremely difficult case. Since he is an amazing mediator, he would educate one on all the possible alternatives, explain the pros and cons etc. I was very pleased with Mr. Zaleski and his staff and every call was answered back in a timely manner. Each call had the utmost professionalism and I would use your firm again in the future. Thank you so much for your help. My heartfelt Thanks to Mr. Zaleksi for helping me with my case.

I am extremely satisfied with the results of my case and I further recommend Mr. Zaleski and his law firm.

— I have been represented by Mr. Zaleski in my case and I must say, he is an amazing Attorney and Mediator.

I was referred by a colleague, who as an attorney, explained to me that if he ever needed a divorce attorney he would hire John Paone. I knew there would be no doubt that my divorce was going to be ugly and complicated. My soon to be ex was less than reasonable. (Actually, he was totally unreasonable!) Retaining John was the best thing I could have ever done. I felt confident having Mr. Paone as my attorney, in fact, he was so prepared and organized that the opposition would often ask John for copies of documents in court. Everyone was amazed as was the judge! John is well informed of the law, keeps current, is thorough, organized, articulate, and probably one of the best litigators one could ever want. I was proud and relieved he was on my side.
If you need someone who will represent you as if you were his family, I would suggest hiring John Paone. He will tell you like it is so there are no surprises. You can sleep good at night knowing that he is prepared for anything or anyone! I was very pleased with the outcome of my settlement and I have John to thank for that! I am not a big fan of lawyers ( sorry John!) but he is one that earns the highest level of respect from me!
Thank you Mr. John P. Paone!

— I was referred by a colleague, who as an attorney, explained to me that if he ever needed a divorce attorney he would hire John Paone.

John is superb. He is the third attorney that I have worked with in my protracted divorce, custody fights and ongoing litigation with my ex-wife. I wish he had been my first. He knows the law, is always prepared and does not make promises he can’t keep. We actually went to trial and John was always in control. I trust John completely.

— John is superb.
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