We Will Put You In A Better Place

We guide individuals and families through difficult family law matters such as divorce and child custody disputes, working for an outcome that puts you and your family in a better place.

What Our Clients Say

Excellent law firm that handled my extremely difficult custody issues including a modification to my entire divorce agreement and numerous issues during the court process. They treated me with dignity and respect when I was going through such a hard time. I also came out on top as they are a firm that was very focused on the best interest of my child at all times. Highly recommend them!!!

– John Andrew

Extremely pleased with the Reade Law Firm!! I was looking for a lawyer the was concerned with justice and not just wanting to settle the case according to some preconceived idea about the Judge. When we couldn’t settle my case out of court the Judge sent us to mediation. The Court appointed Mediation lawyer kept telling me how the Judge was going to rule and I should make another offer. I was going to look bad to the Judge if I didn’t make a better offer. Attorney Reade listened to my concerns and didn’t pressure me to make another offer. When we went to trail, the cross examination of my ex-wife was excellent. I was very, very happy with the outcome. The judgment was LESS than the offer they rejected. Don’t waste time trying to find another lawyer.

After battling a year long divorce and having gone to numerous lawyers I came across Ms. Reade from a referral from the bar association. My natural doubts were casted aside once I met Ms. Reade and felt almost instantly comfortable explaining my case and worries related. Looking for a lawyer can be hard, especially when you are looking for someone to believe you and not just represent you. I felt that Ms. Reade believed in me and furthermore, assisted me in many ways. The costs for their services were far more than reasonable, and personally will use them for any domestic case I may find myself in the future.

Practice Areas Overview

Divorce

Child Custody

High-Asset Divorce

Mediation Process​

Paternity Issues

Compassionate Guidance Through Difficult Situations

Dealing with divorce or other family law issues can be one of the most difficult experiences in your life. At Reade Law Firm, PC, we are here to help you through these challenging times and work toward a positive outcome for your future.

We counsel and guide clients through a full range of family law issues, including:

  • Divorce process, including property division and custody arrangements
  • Child custody agreement, modification, and enforcement
  • Child support order establishment, modification and enforcement
  • Paternity issues of custody, parenting plans, and child support
  • Mediation Process​

Regardless of the issues you are facing, we listen carefully to your story and work with you to find a strategy that leads to the best possible results. We believe you will be most satisfied with the outcome if you have a hand in creating it, so we look for ways to resolve issues out of court wherever possible. If your case does go to trial, you can rely on our extensive courtroom experience to advocate for your interests.

Meet Our Team

TERESA READE

TERESA READE

RICHARD READE

RICHARD READE

MARC PERLMAN

MARC PERLMAN

Learn What To Expect

Not knowing what will happen can be especially stressful when it affects your family. We take the time to set reasonable expectations, explain the legal process and answer any questions you have. At our firm, you can be in close contact with your lawyer throughout the process.

We have extensive experience practicing family law in Essex County, so we understand not only the legal issues involved but also the local judges and court systems. We can help you understand what is reasonable to expect from particular judges.

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Are “uncontested” and “no-fault” divorces the same thing?

Divorce can be a complicated process, and it comes with a language all its own. You won’t get far into your divorce before you start hearing about things like “uncontested” and “no-fault” divorces – and it’s easy to start getting them confused. The more you understand...

3 reasons to mediate your divorce if you aren’t parents

Mediating a divorce has clear benefits for anyone with kids. You will still have to deal with each other for years to come, so mediation can help reduce conflict, making co-parenting easier. What if you don’t have children? What if you do not care about getting along...

You cannot be forced out of a home that you own

One issue that sometimes arises in a divorce case is that one spouse would like the other person to leave the home. But the divorce case itself is going to take months. This means that they are asking their spouse to leave while the two are technically still married....