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Abigale M. Stolfe, Esq.

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Ms. Stolfe is a co-founding member of the New Jersey Divorce Group at Stolfe Zeigler, a boutique family law firm servicing the families of New Jersey. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998 from Monmouth University and went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Widener University School of Law.

Ms. Stolfe followed her graduation with admission to the New Jersey State Bar in 2002 while she served as a Judicial Law Clerk with Judge Sheldon R. Franklin, Ocean County (Ret.). After the completion of her clerkship, she joined the firm of Louis, Roe and Wolf where she later became a partner. Ms. Stolfe was a partner with Louis, Stolfe & Zeigler until 2011 when she left the firm to create Stolfe Zeigler.

Ms. Stolfe has enjoyed a host of professional affiliations which have only bolstered her knowledge and understanding of the law. She has been fortunate to enjoy membership with:

  • American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators
  • NJ State Bar Association
  • NJ State Bar Associate, Family Law Section
  • Ocean County Bar Association
  • Ocean Monmouth Inns of Court, Co-founding member
  • New Jersey Family Lawyer, Associate Editor
  • In addition to her professional affiliations, Ms. Stolfe has been asked to lecturer by the
  • Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Lecturer
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer
  • Ocean County Bar Association, Lecturer
  • Ocean/Monmouth Inns of Court, Lecturer
  • Savannah Law School, Lecturer

Ms. Stolfe is not only proud of her professional affiliations, which have led her to meet premier lawyers across the country, she is proud of her recognition within the legal community both at home and across the nation. She has been nominated by her peers to be named:

  • Marquis Who’s Who, 2020
  • Premier Lawyers Lifetime Achievement Award, 2019
  • Top 10 Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyers 2012 Rising Star

Ms. Stolfe works diligently for her clients. Whether that representation requires mediation, or ultimately litigation, she is by their side. She is proud to show a top Avvo rating reflecting the satisfaction of the people she works diligently to protect. That representation often includes trial and appellate work, including issues involving complex financial and business matters, custody matters and religious divorce/custody cases which requires a knowledge and understating of religious custom and law. Her efforts have resulted in the publication of:

Black v. Black, 436 N.J.Super. 130 (App. Div. 2013)
Marsico v. Marsico, 436 N.J.Super. 483 (App. Div. 2013)

and unpublished work in:

Reitz v. Reitz, Docket No. FM-15-1289-14 (Ch. Div. Nov. 16, 2016)
Cipriani v. Fontana, Docket No. FM-15-1381-10, 2014 WL 6490445 (App. Div. Apr. 28, 2014)
D.M. v. M.M., Docket No. FM-15-0580-10, 2014 WL 4745416 (App. Div. Sept. 25, 2014)
Smith v. Smith, Docket No. FM-15-1678-05C, 2010 WL 4108411 (App. Div. July 13, 2010)

Ms. Stolfe has also been published in professional journals relied upon throughout the State of New Jersey:

Curbing Domestic Violence: A Family Lawyer’s Ethical Obligation, 37 New Jersey Family Lawyer 5 (2017)
When Sexting Turns To Violence, with Sara B. Cohen, Esq., 37 New Jersey Family Lawyer 25 (2016)
The Need for Cultural Competency in Custody Decisions, 35 New Jersey Family Lawyer 13 (2015)
To File or Not to File, 33 New Jersey Family Lawyer 19 (2013)

Stolfe Zeigler Will Work For You

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine, rated AV Preeminent® and have an Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb
  • Over 65 Years of Combined Legal Experience in Both Divorce Litigation And Family Law Mediation
  • Securing Fair Solutions Through Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Respectful, Attentive & Individualized Representation
  • Resolving Family Law Disputes Involving High-Net-Worth Divorce Cases
  • Comprehensive Guidance Both During & After Your Divorce

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