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Jessica Ragno Sprague is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. After graduating from Seton Hall Law School in 2006, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John E. Selser, J.S.C. in the Passaic County Family Part. Admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the New Jersey District Court Bar, Ms. Sprague's practice has been and remains primarily concentrated in matrimonial and family law, where she is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients in all matters related to divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and the division of assets. She also receives regular appointments from the Probate Division of the Passaic County Superior Court to represent alleged incapacitated persons in Guardianship applications. She has also received appointments from Family Law judges to serve in the capacity as guardian ad litem, attorney-in-fact and receiver.

Ms. Sprague is designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey.

While attending Seton Hall Law School, Ms. Sprague was chosen to spend a semester with the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice where she represented indigent individuals in all aspects of matrimonial and family law. She also spent a summer as a Research Assistant for State Senator Robert Martin. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Sprague received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts, in Psychology, from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2003.

Ms. Sprague is currently the Treasurer for the Passaic County Bar Association and a Supreme Court appointed member of the District XI Ethics Committee. She previously served a four year term on the District XI Fee Arbitration Committee. Ms. Sprague is the Co-Chair of the Early Settlement Panel Program in Passaic County as well as an expert panelist. Ms. Sprague is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Section, and is appointed to the General Council. She has spoken at Continuing Legal Education classes held for other members of the bar. She was previously elected as a County Committee Person for the Passaic County Regular Republican Organization and carried a three year term. She is a former member of the Barry Croland Inns of Court, which is exclusively dedicated to matrimonial and family law. She is a former member of the Tri-Boro Chamber of Commerce.

In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Ms. Sprague was recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships/Civil Unions and Same Sex Marriages
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Children's Educational Needs
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Grandparent's Rights
Domestic Violence Matters
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child


Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2006
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2006


Seton Hall University of Law School, Newark, New Jersey, 2006
Fairleigh Dickinson University, College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Passaic County Bar Association
     Family Law Section
Barry Croland Inns of Court
Tri-Boro Chamber of Commerce
Elected Official, County Committee, Passaic County Regular Republican Organization

Past Employment:

Petrie Cotroneo & Reenstra, L.L.C., Riverdale, New Jersey
     Associate Attorney, September 2007 through January 2010
Honorable John E. Selser, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Part, Passaic County
     Law Clerk, September 2006 through August 2007; Summer Intern, Summer 2005
Seton Hall Center for Social Justice, Family Law Clinic, Seton Hall Law School
     Legal Intern, Fall 2005
Senator Robert Martin, Newark, New Jersey
     Research Assistant, Summer 2004

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