Joseph Pandolfi

Retired Judge

Joe attended Fordham University, and graduated with a B.A. in political science. He then attended Fordham University School of Law, and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree.

Joe was a practicing attorney for 35 years, handling matters in various areas of the law, with an emphasis on family law and litigation. Among other professional accomplishments, he successfully argued a landmark family law case before the New Jersey Supreme Court. During the period of his private practice, he also served as a municipal court judge for 10 years.

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Articles By Joseph Pandolfi

How to Split Retirement Accounts in Divorce
Besides a home, retirement accounts are many couples' most valuable assets. But dividing retirement accounts in a divorce can be complicated—and doing it the wrong way can turn into a financial nightmare.
Inheritance in Divorce
Ever wonder whether that inheritance you received will be safe if you get divorced? You may not like the answer.
Separate and Marital Property: Who Gets What in Divorce?
If you’re getting divorced, you might assume that all property in your name is yours to keep. Actually, it’s not always that simple.
New Jersey Divorce Laws
Getting divorced in New Jersey can be complicated. Not knowing what you’re getting into could be a mistake you’ll regret for years to come.
Pennsylvania Divorce Laws
Getting divorced in Pennsylvania can be complicated. Not knowing what you’re getting into could be a mistake you’ll regret for years to come.
New York Divorce Laws
Getting divorced in New York can be complicated. Not knowing what you’re getting into could be a mistake you’ll regret for years to come.
Georgia Divorce Laws
Getting divorced in Georgia can be complicated. Not knowing what you’re getting into could be a mistake you’ll regret for years to come.
Absolute Divorce vs. Limited Divorce
Is divorce the only option when your marriage is on the rocks? Well, that all depends on what you mean by “divorce”.
Florida Divorce Laws
Getting divorced in Florida can be complicated. Not knowing what you’re getting into could be a mistake you’ll regret for years to come.
What Is a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)?
You might need immediate help from a court if you’re involved in a toxic relationship or a bitter divorce—or even if you've being stalked by someone you barely know. Learn about the different kinds of temporary protective orders, how to get them, and what to do if you're facing a TRO.