Divorce or Family Lawyers are attorneys-at-law who specialize in handling litigations arising from family disputes.  These typycally involve separation and divorce cases, pre-nuptial contractual obligations and breaches, adultery and bigamy charges, inheritance administration and issues, custodial disputes, alimony breaches, child abuse and financial support for illegitimate children.

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Atty. Wanda C. Hardcourt

Wildenheim Ave., Bergen, New Jersey

Phone: (201) 989-8991



To work as Divorce or Family Lawyer for a reputable Law firm with a strong exposure on family and marital legal concerns

Summary of Qualification

  • 8 years of experience in lawyering in civil law with the last 5 years focused on family and marital legal cases.
  • Extensive knowledge in civil law with some experience in criminal law.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and investigative skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Career Experience/Job History

1993 – Present: Divorce/Family Attorney, Johnson, Bergman & Associates, NJ

  • Meet and discuss with client to ascertain the facts and circumstance of a marital or familial dispute and provide legal counsel and options the client can take including out of court settlement.
  • Conduct own investigative work to verify claimed facts
  • File the client’s case in the proper courts and complete all legal documents and evidences to back up the case.
  • File the necessary cases in the courts and provide all legal paperwork to support the case.
  • File any motions for injunctive relief, retraining order, demurrer or motions for reconsideration as occasioned by the case.
  • Coordinate with social welfare agencies for protection children while custodial cases are in progress if required.


2002:  Passed the bar for practice in the state of New Jersey

1999 – 2002: Bachelor of Laws, Philadelphia University

1995 – 1999: BS Political Science, Pennsylvania State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request