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Raquel Vallejo Profile

Raquel Vallejo, Esq.
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Raquel Vallejo is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. She received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Vallejo was chosen to be a member of the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice where she provided legal aid services in the areas of matrimonial and family law to Essex, Morris and Union County residents. After graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino J.S.C. in the Essex County Family Part. Prior to attending law school Ms. Vallejo, as a Henry Rutgers Scholar, received an undergraduate dual degree with Honors in Political Science and Spanish from Rutgers University in 1999.

Ms. Vallejo has experience with all facets of family law litigation, including complex contested issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony and equitable distribution of assets. Ms. Vallejo has also served as a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Women's Shelter through its legal advocacy program, where she represented clients in numerous domestic violence proceedings. She continues to zealously advocate for victims and the wrongfully accused today.

Ms. Vallejo's practice has been and remains exclusively concentrated in matrimonial and family law, where she is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients in all matters related to domestic violence, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and the division of assets.

Ms. Vallejo has been admitted to the New Jersey Bar, the New Jersey District Court Bar, the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

Not only has Ms. Vallejo been a member of the New Jersey Family Inns of Court, she is presently a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, on which she serves as a Trustee.

In 2014, she was recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyers-Rising Star" by the New Jersey Monthly Magazine and by the "Latino American WHO'S WHO" – Top 100 Latino Business Leaders in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Ms. Vallejo is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
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

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2004
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2004
District of Columbia, 2012


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 2004
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
Family Law Section

American Bar Association
Family Law Section

Morris County Bar Association
Family Law Section

Union County Trustee
Hispanic Bar Association

Union County Bar Association

Essex County Barry I. Croland, Family Law Inns of Court

Past Employment:

Garces & Grabler, P.C.
Counsel (2012 - 2013)

Law Offices of Michael L. Resnick
Associate Attorney (2005 - 2011)

Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Family Part
Judicial Law Clerk (2004-2005)

Media Coverage:

Television appearance on CNN Español

Television appearance on Telemundo

Professional Recognitions:

The Latino American Who's Who

Pro Bono/Volunteer Activities:

Experienced Panelist, Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement program

Volunteer Attorney for the Jersey Battered Women's Shelter


Fluent in Spanish
Conversational in Portuguese

Information on Raquel Vallejo in Spanish:

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