John F. DeBartolo

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Red Bank, NJ

McGoughran & Sanvenaro
 | 802 W. Park Ave, Bldg 2, Suite 222
Red Bank, NJ 07712
Phone: 732-660-7115
Fax: 732-256-9393
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2017, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

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    Attorney Profile

    Attorney John F. DeBartolo joined the Ocean Township firm of McGoughran & Sanvenero as Of Counsel on February 1, 2020. This new association follows forty years as the vice president and founding member of Atkinson & DeBartolo, P.C., in Red Bank, New Jersey. Mr. DeBartolo has decades of experience in the area of family law, representing individuals in matters involving divorce, child custody and more. Along with litigation experience, he is also well versed and experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration. He represents clients in New Jersey counties of Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean.

    Mr. DeBartolo holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University College of Liberal Arts (now Boston University Arts & Sciences) and earned his law degree from Boston University School of Law. He has practiced in New Jersey since 1977 and has appeared and argued in the trial division of the New Jersey Superior Court, the Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court.  In 2004 he successfully argued the State Bar Amicus position in Weishaus v. Weishaus. Legal roles Mr. DeBartolo has held over the course of his years in practice include serving as a guardian ad litem, arbitrator and mediator in various family law-related matters.

    In addition to his extensive practice experience, Mr. DeBartolo is passionate about the promotion of continued legal education. He has lectured on family law topics for continuing legal education seminars for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and holds the distinction of being the New Jersey State Bar Association’s first representative for the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education.  In 2020 he received an award and recognition from the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education for his distinguished service. 

    An active member of his professional community, Mr. DeBartolo is a member of the Monmouth Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association, and served in leadership positions for both organizations. He is also a former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Family Practice Committee. In 2011, he was honored for his contributions to the family law field by the New Jersey State Bar Association that awarded him the Saul Tischler Award.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2017, 2019 - 2021

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    About John DeBartolo

    Admitted: 1977, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mcgoughranlaw.com

    Honors/Awards:

    • The New Jersey State Bar Association awarded him the Saul Tischler Award in recognition of his contributions to practice of family law, 2011

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Past Chair, Family Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2003
    • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, District IX Ethics Committee
    • Monmouth County Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2006
    • New Jersey Supreme Court Family Division Practice Committee
    • Past President, Monmouth Bar Association, 2005
    • Member, Monmouth Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • State Bar’s first representative on the New Jersey Supreme Court Board on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
    • Lecturer, continuing legal education seminars for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Association for Justice, and the Haydn Proctor Inns of Court, as well as for the Administrative Office of the Courts Orientation Seminar for new and rotated Judges

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Weishaus v. Weishaus, 180 NJ 131, New Jersey State Bar Association as amicus curiae (friend of the Court) , 2003

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Service Award , 2020

    Educational Background:

    • Boston University College of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Arts, 1974
    • New Brunswick High School, 1970
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    Office Location for John F. DeBartolo

    802 W. Park Ave
    Bldg 2, Suite 222
    Red Bank, NJ 07712

    Phone: 732-660-7115

    Fax: 732-256-9393

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    Last Updated: 10/16/2020

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