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The Williams Law Group is a boutique law firm, with the experience and skill set necessary to handle all types of divorce and family disputes. Allison C. Williams is a leading attorney in the field of New Jersey Family Law.


The Williams Law Group has a statewide reputation for its experience in DYFS (DCPP) Law. Attorney Allison Williams is nationally known as the ‘DYFS Diva’ and has appeared on News 12 and the Katie Couric show as a top professional in her field.

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When the complexities and stresses associated with family law issues threaten to overwhelm you, it is crucial that you obtain legal assistance quickly, however one family law attorney is not interchangeable with another. Like many things in life, when the stakes are high, you must place even more importance on ensuring you have the most experienced family law attorney on your side. The attorneys at the Williams Law Group are dedicated to providing clients with an extremely high level of personal attention and service. We will fully explain your rights and your options. We are strong, compassionate matrimonial attorneys who will be the advocate in your corner during those times when you feel as though your world is falling apart.

At the Williams Law Group, we are fully aware that you are facing serious, emotionally-charged matters, and that there is a lot on the line for you, including assets and income in a divorce and custody of your children. Whether you choose to resolve your family law issue through discussion, negotiated agreements, or through the court system, having an attorney you can trust implicitly is key. As you make the difficult decisions you will be forced to make, you may face complex legal rules and protocols. Our goal is to make these often-frustrating legalities much easier for you to deal with, preparing you for any eventuality which may arise in your case. Time and effort are key to winning family law cases, and at the Williams Law Group, we always put in the time and the high-quality work necessary for a successful outcome.


The prospect of a divorce can be both scary and exciting at the same time. You are mourning the end of an important relationship. You worry about the children and what impact this will have on them. You worry about basic questions like where you are going to live and what your financial future will look like. But at the same time, you are presented with the hope of a new beginning and a better tomorrow.


As an experienced, aggressive New Jersey family law firm with a focus on DYFS/DCPP defense, the dedication to healing the whole family shown by the Williams Law Group elevates this firm above others. We are passionate about helping families move forward, from the difficulties they are experiencing today to a more stable future. The Williams Law Group was founded by Allison C. Williams, Esq., a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. With skilled advocacy and compassion for all clients, Allison and her team deal with a wide array of sensitive family issues. Allison C. Williams was selected in 2017 as a Top 50 Women Attorney in New Jersey and has been selected to the 2017 list of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the NADC—an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Ms. Williams provides outstanding client service to each and every firm client.



To give you a “tip of the iceberg” overview of our team, Partner, Patricia A. Dulinski has more than 18 years’ experience practicing Family Law. Counsel, April Katz Israeli has over 25 years of experience in Divorce and Family Law, April is also a Court Appointed Mediator in NJ. Senior Associate, Victoria D. Miranda has been helping families across the state of New Jersey by defending parents against the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Associate Attorney, Melissa R. Barrella has over 3 years of experience dealing with Family Law, Appeals and DCPP Cases. Associate Attorney, Laurie J. Madziar has been practicing Family Law for 14 years and Adoptions for 11 years, Laurie is also one of our speakers at our Monthly Divorce Education Classes. Associate Attorney, Arij H. Syed has 4 years’ experience with Adoptions and other practice areas, however, his passion is for Matrimonial, Domestic Violence and Post-Judgment Issues.

Office Administrator, Judy L. Sotardi, Esq. has 15 years’ experience managing law firms. Marketing Assistant, Lianna M. Rivera has over 5 years’ experience working with Intake/Sales Departments and Marketing for the Firm. Our Director of Client Engagement brings nearly a decade of Sales experience to the firm and is devoted to connecting clients to their attorneys. Our Paralegals, Jasmine Diaz, and Taylor Mitchell help our attorneys with casework and customer service to our clients. Rounding out this exemplary team are: Client Intake Ryan Murphy, Filing Clerk Jenny Ventura, and Receptionist/Legal Assistant Jocselyn Rodriguez.


The Williams Law Group is a boutique law firm; we have the skill set and the experience which allows us to handle a wide variety of matrimonial and family disputes. As an experienced professional in the field of New Jersey family law, Allison C. Williams and the Williams Law Group handles a wide variety of issues.

While many other law firms “dabble” in family law, we do not. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of New Jersey family law, as well as a host of resources to provide each client with quality, personalized representation. The attorneys at the Williams Law Group have extensive education and training in family law issues, and we make a point to continue our education, staying current with new legislation and industry developments which could have bearing on your family law issue.

Matrimonial Law

Those who find themselves needing a matrimonial attorney are often embroiled in situations involving tensions, anxiety—even hostility and anger. It is at this juncture that a calm, knowledgeable, positive influence on the situation is crucial. The Williams Law Group will offer an honest assessment of your case, and always provide personal attention to the specific facts of your case, as well as strong representation when you need it most. Perhaps you are in the midst of a contentious divorce, a high net-worth divorce, a divorce which includes domestic violence, or you are concerned about asset division. You may need help with a legal separation, or be interested in learning more about a collaborative divorce. Perhaps you have decided you want your marriage annulled, or you are concerned about an alimony issue. Whatever your family law issue may be, the Williams Law Group can help. We understand that divorce can bring upheaval to your life, as well as emotional turmoil, and we believe we can help make this difficult time easier for you.


Child Abuse

The Williams Law Group has a statewide reputation for its experience in DYFS (DCPP) Law, and, in fact, Allison Williams in nationally known as the “DYFS Diva,” appearing multiple times on New 12 and the Katie Couric show as an experienced professional in her field. Although the Division of Youth and Family Services is now known as the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP), what has not changed are the complexities which are often involved in dealing with the agency. The attorneys at the Williams Law Group work hard to achieve the best possible outcome in cases involving children, ensuring our clients are in possession of all pertinent records, and working hard to help our clients help us protect their children and their parental rights.



If you currently have a family law issue, we know how difficult it can be to choose an attorney. We want to discuss your case with you, standing by your side during this turbulent time. We are skilled negotiators and aggressive litigators as the situation dictates. We will communicate with you, and fight to make sure your voice is heard, from the start of your case to the conclusion. Contact the Williams Law Group today at (908) 810-1083.

I can’t praise Allison Williams and her staff enough! They are knowledgeable, helpful, courteous, empathetic and we’re always there for us. Her devotion to helping her clients is far and above what anyone can ask for. If you want the best there is no doubt that Allison Williams is your answer. - Bernadette B

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Attorney Allison Williams is nationally known as the ‘DYFS Diva’ and has appeared on News 12 and the Katie Couric show as an experienced professional in her field. View all of the recent news mentions for WLG.