Carole A. Hafferty is a Principal in the firm’s Family Law Group. She represents clients in all matters of family law, including spousal support, equitable division of assets and liabilities, division of closely held businesses, child support, child custody, relocation, cohabitation, termination/modification of alimony, post-judgment asset division and enforcement.
Ms. Hafferty recognizes both the financial and the emotional aspects involved in every family law matter. She works closely with her clients to develop a strategy tailored for the facts specific to each case. Carole is a zealous advocate for her clients, ensuring that they enter the next phase of life in the best possible position.
Prior to joining private practice, Ms. Hafferty served as a law clerk to The Honorable David M. Borden of the Supreme Court of Connecticut. She has experience in appellate law and prepared the 2019 brief presented to the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Supreme Court that led to a ruling in her client’s favor. In the case, the court reaffirmed long-standing black letter principals which provide protection to ex-spouses accused of cohabitation who are at risk of losing both alimony and privacy rights (Landau v. Landau, 461 N.J. Super. 107 (App. Div.), certif. denied, 240 N.J. 243 (2020).
Ms. Hafferty is an active member of the Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association and an Early Settlement Panelist for Morris County.