• You Want What's Best For Your Family

    If you are facing custody proceedings, you may not know what the future holds for you, or your children. You only want what is best for your family. Family law attorney Joseph D. Lento can help.

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  • It's About What's Fair

    Protect yourself and your family. The stakes can be incredibly high in family court, and you want to ensure that your and your families’ future are in good hands. Attorney Joseph D. Lento will help protect what is most important to you.

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  • I Stand Up When the Bell Rings

    It’s easy to call oneself a “fighter.” It’s not easy to have the heart to back it up. In the courtroom and in life, I stand up when the bell rings.

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"Only the strong survive, and when you or your family is faced with a challenge in life, ask yourself, 'Who will be fighting for you? An attorney who has fought and won hard rounds? An attorney who, no matter how hard the fight, has the heart to answer the bell?' Success is often hard-fought – I wouldn't expect it to be any other way. I drive hard, I go the distance, and the results I get for my clients speak for themselves!"


Joseph D. Lento is a veteran of one of the nation's busiest family courts with nearly 20 years' experience passionately helping families. By day, he worked in the trenches of Family Court, and at night, he studied the law. He helped countless families while working at Family Court, and he went on to become an attorney, dedicating his law practice to continuing the work he started years earlier. Joseph's experience both behind the scenes and on the front lines allows him to understand a client's family law matter from all angles, and allows him to find and employ the most effective strategies to get favorable outcomes for any client. Joseph Lento is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, and is admitted pro hac vice as needed nationwide. In the courtroom and in life, attorney Joseph D. Lento stands up when the bell rings!

Matters handled in Family Court can be some of the most emotionally harrowing experiences for any family or individual. The court of law is the site of finality for many arguments, and a judge's decision can deeply impact your future and the future of your loved ones. Whether it's a matter of custody, child support, or settling alimony from a divorce, these issues are rooted in emotional struggles, and the law can further exacerbate the already complex emotional experience of working these issues out. When the stakes are so high, many times what was meant to be an amicable agreement process can turn into an ugly power struggle.

Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

The overall goal of Family Law is to reach an agreement between all parties. However, Family Law can often become a battlefield as people begin to see each other as the opposition, instead of the family they once were. When it gets to this point, you will want the help of an attorney who knows the ins and outs of Family Court and can protect you and your loved ones when the situation becomes hostile. You want the best for yourself and your family. Help from a skilled and experienced Family Law attorney can help you make it through the struggle with your family's needs protected and secure.

Having an attorney at your side will help prepare you for what can happen in Family Court. There is nothing more frightening than the prospect of failing to retain custody of a child, or being unable to support yourself once a significant other is no longer around to help. It is best to obtain an experienced Family Law attorney who knows all aspects of the system from the very start of the process. The earlier on your attorney is involved, the easier the process will be to secure your own and your family's future when your case gets to the courtroom.

There is no reason to proceed into matters of Family Law without the aid of an attorney, but not just any attorney will do. You will want an attorney with solid experience dealing with the court of Family Law. If you or a loved one is currently engaged in matters in Family Law, contact attorney Joseph D. Lento today. Mr. Lento has worked both on the front lines and behind the scenes in Family Law during his legal education, and now brings his years of experience into the courtroom to get his clients the results they need.

Contact a Family Law Attorney Today!

Attorney Joseph D. Lento has more than a decade of experience practicing Family Law in New Jersey. If you are having any uncertainties about what the future may hold for you and your family, contact our offices today. Family Law Attorney Joseph Lento will go above and beyond the needs for any client and fight for what is fair.

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