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Townsend, Tomaio and Newmark Achieves Success in New Jersey Supreme Court Case Involving Grandparent Visitation

Jan 14, 2016

After a lengthy legal battle that culminated in a recent decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark achieved a significant victory on behalf of two loving grandparents seeking visitation with the …

Paul H. Townsend Esq.Bergen County NJ Family Lawyer


New Jersey Divorce and Family Law Attorney

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Hackensack, New Jersey
Morristown, New Jersey
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Video Coverage

  • Paul Townsend litigating in the landmark NJ Supreme Court decision of Bisbing v Bisbing

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Matrimonial Attorney, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1984


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1984
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award Law & Computers
  • Albright College
    • B.A. – 1980
    • Major: Political Science


  • Lecturer, Divorce & Business, Seton Hall University, 1997 – 1998
  • Lecturer, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Institute, 2000 – 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Essex County Bar Association, 1992 – 1996
  • Somerset County Bar Association, Member, Executive Family Law Committee, 1992 – 1995
  • Union County Bar Association, Member, 1996 – 2000
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member, 2000 – Present
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hartlaub, Dotten, Terry & Townsend, P.C., Summit, New Jersey, Partner, 1996 – 2000
  • Hannoch Weisman, P.C., Roseland, New Jersey, Senior Associate Attorney, 1992 – 1996
  • Thatcher & Lanza, Attorneys, Flemington, New Jersey, Associate Attorney, 1990 – 1992
  • James P. Yudes, Attorneys, Springfield, New Jersey, Associate Attorney, 1989 – 1990
  • Frank J. Stanley, Esq., Somerville, New Jersey, Associate Attorney and Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist, Morris, Somerset and Essex Counties
  • Attorney for Summit Junior League, 2000

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