Shivani Grillo

Attorney (Tulane University School of Law)

Shivani Grillo is a freelance legal writer at Nolo specializing in divorce and family law. Shivani earned her B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law with a certificate in international and comparative law. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Massachusetts.

Shivani practiced matrimonial and family law exclusively for almost seven years, focusing her practice in New York City and the surrounding areas. During this time, Shivani counseled clients across a wide cross-section of matrimonial and family law areas, including custody, child support, spousal support, and equitable distribution.

Throughout her legal career, Shivani has written, edited, and published legal articles for both professionals and the public.

Articles By Shivani Grillo

Equitable Distribution in a New Jersey Divorce
Learn how property is divided in a New Jersey divorce, including which property is included, how judges decide on a fair distribution, and who gets the family home.
Child Custody and Relocation Laws in Florida
Americans have a constitutional right to travel and move. But if you're a divorced parent in Florida, you might need to get the court's permission before relocating.