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Doreen L. Neggia

Practice Areas

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce and Legal Separations
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Alimony, Palimony and Child Support
  • Division of Assets – Equitable Distribution
  • Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
  • Children’s Educational Needs
  • Emancipation
  • Modification of Custody and Child Support
  • Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
  • Domestic Violence Matters
  • Child Protection and Permanency
  • Wills and Estates
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Court

Biography

Doreen L. Neggia received her Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1995. Prior to attending law school she received her Paralegal Certificate with Honors from Fairleigh Dickinson University and undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts, in Criminal Justice with a minor in sociology from Radford University in 1991. Ms. Neggia has successfully handled a wide variety of cases and has extensive experience in the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services, as a parental rights attorney and a child advocate. She is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University in the Center for Child Advocacy Department, volunteers her time at the County College of Morris Women's Center, and serves on a pro bono basis as a victim’s attorney for the New Jersey Battered Women’s Service.

Education

  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctorate - 1995
  • Radford University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1991
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Sociology

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 1996

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Montclair State University, Center for Child Advocacy Department
  • Family Law, Project Self Sufficiency, Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • County College of Morris Women's Center
  • New Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • Project Self-Sufficiency

Past Positions

  • Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Parental Rights Attorney and Child Advocate

Languages

  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Zeta Tau Alpha

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Paralegal Certificate with Honors, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Current Employment Position

  • Partner