The Law Firm of Alice M. Plastoris was established in 1997. Since that time we have concentrated on helping our clients resolve their legal problems in a sensitive and professional manner. We help our clients navigate through the most emotional and stressful legal problems people face in their lives.
We are proud to have achieved a "BV" professional and ethical rating from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell organization. The privilege of this rating recognizes very high legal ability as a definite reflection of exemplary professional expertise, experience and stature in the legal community and demonstrates the highest professional and ethical standards.
Our firm handles legal matters in the practice areas of Family Law; Matrimonial Law and related matters; Trials and Appeals; Mediation and Arbitration; Divorce, Child Support, Custody and Visitation; Domestic Violence; Post-Divorce matters; Grandparents Visitation Rights; Premarital Agreements; Property Settlement Agreements; Adoption.
Ms. Plastoris has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the District Ethics Comittee for Morris and Sussex County for a four year term from 2005-2009.
In response to the current banking crisis, since 2008, Ms Plastoris has obtained her Supreme Court certification as a Civil, Chancery, Probate and Foreclosure Mediator. She represents clients in defending foreclosure actions, including contested foreclosures, mediation work-outs and short sales. Ms Plastoris is also a volunteer member of the New Jersey Legal Services Predatory Lending Foreclosure Initiative, and has lectured to Attorneys and Judges in New Jersey regarding foreclosures and housing issues.
As a former Municipal Public Defender, Ms. Plastoris also possesses expertise in Municipal Court matters, including Disorderly Persons Offenses, Traffic Violations, Driving While Intoxicated; and Juvenile Criminal matters. The law firm also provides services in the areas of Residential and Commercial Real Estate; Zoning and Land Use Law; General Chancery Practice, including Estate litigation and Foreclosure.
We are located in Morristown, New Jersey, one block from the Morristown Green and represent clients from Central to Northern New Jersey in Morris, Sussex, Warren, Essex, Union, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. Our clients are always treated with respect and our goal is to find the most cost effective and creative solutions to your legal problems. We are committed to providing the highest quality legal services to you and your business in a timely fashion.
Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We charge an initial consultation fee for matrimonial and family law matters and thereafter enter into retainer agreements with our clients. Our fee is usually based on an hourly rate. In addition, we handle residential real estate closings at a fixed rate. We welcome the opportunity to talk to you to discuss how we may be of service to you. Contact us Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our office staff would be happy to set up an appointment for you.