Frank J. LaRocca

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Freehold, NJ

LaRocca Hornik Rosen Greenberg & Crupi LLC
 | 83 South Street, Suite 302
Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732-409-1144
Fax: 732-409-0350
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Frank J. LaRocca leads the family law practice at the law firm of LaRocca Hornik Rosen Greenberg & Crupi, LLC in Freehold, New Jersey. Certified as a matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification, Mr. LaRocca handles a variety of family law matters, including divorce, alimony, adoption and child custody disputes. On occasion, he also handles cases involving personal injury, bankruptcy,* estate planning and DUI defense.

In his decades of practice, Mr. LaRocca has often used alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration to settle family law disputes, but also has extensive experience litigating complex divorce disputes in court, including a number of cases heard on appeal.

A graduate of William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, Mr. LaRocca earned his law degree from Pace Law School at Pace University in White Plains, New York. He is admitted to practice in all New Jersey state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. LaRocca has been an active member of several professional organizations, including the Bergen County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Monmouth Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He has also been a member of the New Jersey Courts' Office of Attorney Ethics.

His achievements and experience have earned Mr. LaRocca a number of awards, honors and recognition from his profession. He has earned the rating of BV Distinguished* from the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell, and he is a highly sought-after speaker at professional events.

*Mr. LaRocca is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
**AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%)

Appellate (10%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

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About Frank LaRocca

Admitted: 1996, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.divorcelawnj.com/attorneys/frank-larocca/

Honors/Awards:

  • Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law, 2004-2005
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, 2006-2007
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Honored Member, American Registry of Distinguished Professionals, 2003-2004
  • Ten Leaders of Monmouth and Middlesex County, 2005
  • Best Lawyers Consumer Guide, 2001-2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2004-2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Superior Court of New Jersey
  • Chair, Superior Court of NJ Mandatory Early Settlement Program, Family Part, Bergen County, 2001-present
  • United States Tax Court
  • Panelist, Superior Court of NJ Mandatory Early Settlement Program, Family Part, Bergen County, Monmouth County, 2006-present
  • Attorney Alternate Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Office of Attorney Ethics, Ethics Committee, 2005 term
  • Counsel, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity, Competency Proceedings
  • Executive Member, Bergen County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 1999-2001
  • Member, Monmouth County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 1999-2001
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1999-present
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • Panelist, Superior Court of NJ Mandatory Early Settlement Program, Family Part, Bergen County, Committee Member, 1998-2001
  • Attorney Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Office of Attorney Ethics, District IIA Fee Arbitration Committee, September 2003-August 2007 term
  • Special Matrimonial Counsel, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part Receivership Proceedings
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1996-present
  • American Inns of Court, New Jersey Family Law Section, 1997-present
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1994-present
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Panelist, Superior Court of NJ Mandatory Early Settlement Program, Family Part, Bergen County, 1998-2001
  • Attorney Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Office of Attorney Ethics, District IIA Ethics Committee, 2006-2010 term
  • Counsel, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part Contempt Proceedings
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, Judicial Selection Committee, 2006-present)
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 1996-present
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1994-present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Faculty, Equitable Distribution in Divorce Settlements in New Jersey: Valuation, Tax and Other Issues, National Business Institute
  • Moderator and Panelist, Issues Raised By Second Marriages, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Moderator and Panelist, Issues Raised By Second Marriages, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Panelist, Death Taxes & Divorce: Planning for Marital Relationships, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Innocent Spouse Relief: Ethical Obligations & Practical Solutions, New Jersey Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Faculty, Child Custody and Visitation in New Jersey, National Business Institute
  • Lecturer, Issues Affecting Equitable Distribution, New Jersey Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Faculty, Divorce Law in New Jersey, National Business Institute

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Named to the Supreme Court District Ethics Committee, 2007

Educational Background:

  • William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, B.A., Psychology, December, 1988
Office Location for Frank J. LaRocca

83 South Street
Suite 302
Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: 732-409-1144

Fax: 732-409-0350

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Last Updated: 4/23/2019

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