Law Offices of Patricia E. Carney, LLC is located in Morristown, New Jersey, with a dedicated focus on cooperative divorce, collaborative divorce and mediation. Ms. Carney is an accredited professional mediator and is collaboratively trained.
Ms. Carney guides clients through the complex and emotionally difficult divorce process by:
Ms. Carney provides dedicated, personalized and compassionate representation to clients throughout Morris and Somerset Counties. As an experienced collaboratively trained matrimonial attorney and accredited divorce mediator, Ms. Carney encourages clients to consider collaborative divorce or mediation as less confrontational, affordable and expeditious alternatives to traditional divorce litigation, with the goal of helping divorcing or separating couples to reach an amicable settlement without resorting to court intervention. As a seasoned family law attorney, Ms. Carney understands the legal aspects of divorce as well as the emotional and financial toll divorce places upon the parties and their children.
Less Confrontational, Affordable and Expeditious Divorce Alternatives
Each situation is unique and requires a plan that takes into account the needs and goals of the individual as well as those of the entire family. Ms. Carney will discuss your individual options and help you to make an informed decision about which process is best suited for your circumstances. Advice and guidance will include information regarding the benefits of Mediation, Collaborative Divorce, Cooperative Divorce and traditional litigation.
Contact our office at 973-425-9001 or submit a contact form to schedule a consultation to determine whether this approach is appropriate for you or whether another alternative dispute resolution method is better suited to your particular needs and circumstances. Patricia E. Carney.Esq. can provide you with the information necessary for you to make an informed decision about what is best for you and your family.
Collaborative divorce allows you to resolve your divorce issues respectfully, without going to court. You and your spouse have the support and guidance of your own lawyers as well as a team of collaborative professionals as you work toward a mutually acceptable resolution.
Mediation is a civilized and affordable alternative to traditional divorce litigation. It is a court-approved approach in which the mediator, as a neutral third party, will assist the parties to reach an agreement by facilitating the negotiations and encouraging the parties to work through the issues.
There are some situations when collaborative divorce and mediation are not viable options for a couple that is getting divorced. For these situations Ms. Carney has the family law experience to effectively represent you in negotiating with your spouse’s attorney and helping you to reach a fair agreement.
“What will your children remember about your divorce? You have the power to control the story that is written on their hearts forever.” – Patricia E. Carney, Esq.
I don’t pretend there isn’t disappointment, resentment, bitterness and anger. After helping many families navigate through this difficult process I know all too well what you are going through. And while I can’t take the pain away I can help you shift the focus to the future and find solutions that reduce conflict, protect children and save money.
Encourages cooperation rather than creating conflict between the parties
Reduces emotional turmoil and stress instead of exacerbating painful emotions
Maintains confidentiality of personal and financial information rather than such information becoming matters of public record.
Allows couples to decide what is in the best interest of their children rather than a determination being made by a judge
Allows couples to heal and move forward rather than creating strained relations between family members.
Ms. Carney is an experienced family law attorney. She was extremely helpful and compassionate. She thought through my difficult situation and referred me to excellent resources – while charging me a very reasonable fee. She’ll be a great advocate for you.