Erlina Perez concentrates her practice in the area of Family Law. She handles a variety of family law cases including matters involving divorce, mediation, domestic violence, child custody, child support, parenting time, alimony, division of assets, and related issues.
Ms. Perez obtained her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law in 2008, where she received the academic honor of being recognized as a Dean’s Merit Scholar. While attending law school, Ms. Perez served as a member of the law school’s Child Advocacy Clinic, where she represented children in matters involving the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P). Ms. Perez was the recipient of The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award in 2008, which is awarded to the graduating student who best exemplifies the positive attributes of a matrimonial lawyer. After Ms. Perez’s graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rosemary E. Ramsay, J.S.C. in Morris County, New Jersey.
Ms. Perez has successfully handled a variety of cases in her practice with an emphasis of zealously advocating for her clients in all aspects of family law. Ms. Perez has also served as a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter where she represented clients in numerous domestic violence proceedings. She prides herself in providing compassionate representation to all of her clients.
Ms. Perez is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association.
Ms. Perez is fluent in Spanish.
Erlina Perez has been selected by New Jersey Family Magazine as one of 2017 Best Lawyers for Families in New Jersey for Family Law. The professionals on the list were nominated by readers surveyed by the magazine who indicated receiving exceptional service by their attorney.
In addition, in 2017, Ms. Perez was selected by her peers as one of New Jersey’s Ten Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. This nomination is awarded by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIFLA) and is based on peer reviews and nominations.
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Rutgers University Law School, Newark
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
New York State Bar Association
Bergen County Bar Association
Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court
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