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Andrew John Economos

Andrew John Economos

Economos Law Offices
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • New Jersey
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Biography

My practice area includes all aspects of family law and divorce including custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, and equitable distribution of assets and liabilities. I also represents individuals involved in domestic violence disputes, both those seeking to obtain a restraining order, and those defending against one. Additionally, I handle all aspects of post-judgment litigation including modifications of alimony and child support, modifications of parenting time, payment of college expenses and requests of a custodial parent to relocate from the State of New Jersey. I am certified by the Superior Court of New Jersey to handle mediation and conciliatory matters and have served as an Early Settlement Panelist in Middlesex County.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Education
Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. (2004)
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University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
B.A. (2001)
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Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar  # 024552004
Member
- Current
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Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. Pro se waived rights to marital property-Can that be reconsidered since the house was sold?
A: As with many questions, it depends. Are they divorced yet? Is there a divorce agreement specifically stating that pro se unconditionally waived their rights to the house? If the answer to these questions is "yes", then absent a showing of fraud (which is no small task), it should not be reconsidered, regardless if the house is sold or not. Otherwise, there is a lot more information that needs to be provided to be able to answer this question with any degree of certainty.
Q. Hello, how long would it take for me to finalize my divorce. DOCKET # FM-07-002811-18-D
A: There is no set time frame on how long it should take. The courts strive to have your matter concluded within 12 months, but that may not be realistic depending upon the complexities of each case, coupled with the number of cases in a particular county (Essex is notorious for having heavy case load given it's population). With that said, you really should not go two months without communication with your attorney. I would suggest you send a quick email or phone call to your attorney seeking a status update of your case. Best of luck!
Q. Hello. I’ve received a motion from my ex husband to lower child support and I need to know how to respond
A: If you are able, I would first suggest that you contact an experienced family law attorney to assist you. I have seen it too many times where a litigant attempts to go it alone and receives an unsatisfactory outcome, only then to seek out the assistance of counsel. By that point, it is often too late for the attorney to have any realistic shot of reversing the Judge's decision. The moral of this is that it is often cheaper to hire an attorney to deal with it in the first place, then to hire one after the fact to try to undo what has already been done. If hiring an attorney is not an option, there are services available at the courthouse and online to assist self-represented litigants fill out the necessary forms and serve and file them in accordance with the court rules. Best of luck!
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Contact & Map
Economos Law Office
15 Prospect Lane, Suite B-2
COLONIA, NJ 07067
Telephone: (732) 827-5770
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Also available virtually via Zoom/MS Teams 24/7 by appointment