Law and Mediation Office of Catherine A. Ross

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Firm Overview

Catherine A. Ross is an experienced attorney licensed in New Jersey
and Pennsylvania with admission in the federal courts for both
jurisdictions, limiting her practice to mediation and litigation of New
Jersey divorce and family issues.


She has represented fathers and mothers in successful residential
custodial actions as well as split or shared custodial arrangements,
working with clients toward arrangements that benefit their children.
Her business background assists her in formulating and negotiating
realistic property distributions and financial arrangements including
tax and liquidity considerations. She has worked with experts in
custody, property valuation, pensions, occupational employability
assessment, and mediation.


Her professional memberships include the Academy of Family Mediators,
the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, the New Jersey
State Bar Association, Family Law Section, the
Mercer County Bar Association, family and solo/small firm sections. As a
panel member of the Mercer County Matrimonial Settlement Program for
many years she has assisted litigants and their attorneys in the
resolution of their disputes prior to trial. She has lectured at Mercer
County Community College and Trenton State College.


She graduated from Washington State University in Business
Administration in 1972, earning admission to Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi
Kappa Phi honorary societies. Her Juris Doctorate in Law was granted by
Temple University in 1978.


The selection of an attorney or a mediator is an important
decision.
You should give this matter careful thought.

Main Office


88 Lakedale Drive
Lawrenceville  NJ  08648

Phone
  • 609-392-1555
Fax
  • 609-482-4113

Catherine A. Ross

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New Jersey Marital Name Change FAQs

Created On: 01/21/2009

How do I change my name when I get divorced?

When you get divorced in New Jersey, you can request to change your name in the initial paper work that you file with the court.  This initial filing is called the complaint or counterclaim. If you file before your spouse, you file a complaint. If your spouse files first, you file a counterclaim.

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