Candace R. Scott

Candace R. Scott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Morristown, NJ

Candace R. Scott, LLC
 | 6 South Street, Suite 301
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-292-4700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

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Attorney Profile

THE COMMUNICATION DESTRESSOR:  The OUR FAMILY WIZARD online and mobile communication website (www.OurFamilyWizard.com), is among the most trusted tools in the family lawyer's custody and parenting arsenal.  The program uniquely facilitates parent communication in high conflict cases.  It provides a neutral space to help manage the challenges of shared parenting and coordinates schedules by using color-coded online calendars, email/text messaging, family message boards and provides for online electronic payments of approved expenses.

The Message board sends, receives and maintains private messages; virtually eliminating miscommunication by verifying when the messages are sent, received and opened.

The Calendar sets up parenting times/plans in advance, identifies shared activities, vacation and holiday times in addition to scheduled appointments/activities. Parenting responsibilities can be swapped and documented, so there is no confusion. It provides a clear window of accountability.

Significantly, scheduling information can be shared with the children without involving them as messengers. 

The program eliminates miscommunication because it maintains accurate records which cannot be erased or modified.  Effectively, it eliminates the "I said, you said" often characteristic of high conflict cases. This provides invaluable information to the family law practitioner or mental professional, who are invited by a parent to participate in the Program free of charge.

Among my favorite features is the tonemeter; yes, the tonemeter.  This is an algorithmic system, to pinpoint emotional words with spell check before emails/texts are sent. Messaging can be up to 5,000 characters.

The cost of a one-year subscription for both parents is less than an hour of legal time!  The program is widely used and ordered by family law judges. So, what do you have to lose?

Candace Scott is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Supreme Court. She is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial law Attorney and is on the roster for economic mediation in Morris, Sussex, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. In addition to traditional litigation, Candace is committed to the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation, Arbitration and Collaborative Divorce, which are important tools in the arsenal of the seasoned family law practitioner.

Candace is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers, New Jersey Chapter; the American Bar Association, Family Law Section; the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section; the Morris County Bar Association and Family Law Committee. She regularly serves as a Morris County Early Settlement and Blue Ribbon Panelist. She is a member of the New Jersey Collaborative law Group, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the New Jersey Divorce Arbitrators Association, and the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators. 

Candace’s practice focuses on complex matrimonial litigation, alimony, custody, equitable distribution, pre-nuptial, post judgment and related matters. There is an emphasis on a comprehensive forensic and interdisciplinary approach to family issues. Where possible, the utilization of Alternative Dispute Resolution is employed including mediation, cooperative, arbitration and collaborative law. Her practice serves Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Hunterdon and Passaic counties.

Certificates and Credentials

About Candace Scott

Admitted: 1976, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.candacescottlaw.com/attorneys.html

Honors and Awards:

  • A national legal rating service., bv rating, Martindale Hubbel, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Matrimonial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section. New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section. Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section. New Jersey Collaborative Law Group., Morris County POD.  New Jersey Family Court Roster of approved Mediators. Fellow of the AAML and Board of Managers of the New Jersey Chapter of the AAML. Member of the New Jersey Arbitration Association., 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Military Assistance Family Law Program
Office Location for Candace R. Scott

6 South Street
Suite 301
Morristown, NJ 07960

 

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Last Updated: 8/9/2017

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