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

What Is Pro Se Divorce?
If you want to file a “pro se” divorce—in other words, represent yourself—you can. But is it a good idea to get divorced without a lawyer?
Child Custody Mediation: How It Works and Tips for Success
Child custody can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Learn more about how child custody mediation can help divorcing couples come up with the best solutions for their families.
Be Prepared With This Child Custody Mediation Checklist
Mediation can be a collaborative way for co-parents to work out custody issues. Use this checklist to get the most out of your mediation.
Uncontested Divorce in Georgia
Getting divorced in Georgia can be a relatively pain free process—if your divorce is uncontested.
Divorce Mediation vs. Litigation: Which Is Right for You?
Heading to court isn't the only way to resolve the issues in your divorce. The question is: Could mediation be right for you?
Pros and Cons of Divorce Mediation
If you're contemplating divorce, mediation might be a good way to reduce stress and save money.
Uncontested Divorce in New Jersey
If you and your spouse are on reasonably good terms and can negotiate in good faith, you might be able to get an uncontested divorce, which will likely save you time and money.
Uncontested Divorce in Florida
Getting divorced in Florida can be a relatively pain free process—if you qualify for an uncontested divorce.
Uncontested Divorce in Washington, D.C.
Learn more about how divorcing spouses in Washington, D.C. can work together to decide all the divorce-related issues and ask the court for an uncontested divorce, which is faster and cheaper than the traditional process.
Uncontested Divorce in Delaware
Divorce isn't always complicated and expensive. Find out if you qualify for an uncontested divorce in Delaware.