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Marc J. Poles, Esq.Marc J. Poles, Esq.

Mr. Poles is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. He practices exclusively in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law and handles all aspects of those matters including divorce, custody and parenting time, alimony and child support, equitable distribution of property, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence, and post-judgment family-related matters. After graduating from law school, he served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable William R. DeLorenzo, Jr., J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, Family Part and also as a Mediator for both family and Special Civil law suits as part of his Law Clerk responsibilities. Mr. Poles has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, a list published by Thomson Reuters and which features no more than 2.5% of New Jersey attorneys as featured in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Mr. Poles also volunteers for New Jersey’s Mandatory Early Settlement Panel Program in Bergen County. He also served on the executive committee for the NJ State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division in 2016-2017.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Alimony
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Removal/Relocation of Parent and Children
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abduction (United States and International)
  • Prenups and Mid-Marriage Agreements
  • Civil Unions/Domestic Partnerships
  • Post-Judgment Issues/Enforcement of Orders
  • Cohabitation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2011
  • New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2015


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, New York
    • J.D. – 2011
  • University of Florida
    • B.S. cum laude – 2008
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer, Rising Star, According to New Jersey Monthly Magazine 2014-2018
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Under 40
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys “10 Best Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award”
  • Bergen County’s Top Lawyers 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Family Law Section, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Young Lawyer’s Family Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), Family Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), Young Lawyer’s Section, Member
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), Matrimonial Law Section, Member of Young Lawyer’s Division
  • Bergen County Bar Association (BCBA)
  • Pupil of the Barry Croland Family Inn of Court

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