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Sarah M. Eaton

Contact: seaton@lmefamilylaw.com

Sarah M. Eaton, Partner and Co-Founder, has been exclusively practicing family law since 2007, and is admitted to the bars of New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia. From 2014-2017, she was selected to the Rising Stars Super Lawyers list, an honor bestowed on less than 3% of all attorneys in the state. In 2022, Ms. Eaton was selected to the Super Lawyers list as well as included in the NJ Family Magazine list of Best Lawyers for Families.

The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Areas of Practice
  • Family Law

  • Divorce

  • Mediation

  • Arbitration

  • Child Custody

  • Parenting Time and Visitation

  • Child Support

  • College Expenses & Child Support

  • Parental Relocations

  • Adoptions

  • Spousal Support

  • Prenuptial Agreements

  • Cohabitation & Palimony

  • Division of Non-Retirement and Retirement Assets and Debts

  • Enforcements & Modifications

  • Guardianship & Guardian Ad Litem

  • Domestic Violence
     

Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 2007

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007

  • New York, 2008

  • District of Columbia, 2009
     

Education
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey

    • JD – 2007
       

  • University of Maryland, College Park

    • BA - 2003
       

Publications 
  • Co-Author with Todd B. Ruback, Esq.:”An Overview of Recent Statutory Changes to Privacy Law in India in Comparison to Similar U.S. and EU Privacy Rules,” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, October 2011

  • Co-Author with Michele D’Onofrio, Esq.: “Apportioning the Financial Burden of College for a Child of Divorced Parents: An Overview of NJ Case Law,” The Clarion, May, 2014
     

Honors & Awards
  • Selected to the Super Lawyers list, 2022

  • Selected to the Best Lawyers for Families list, NJ Family Magazine, 2022

  • Selected to the Rising Stars Super Lawyers list, 2014–2017

  • Selected to the list of “10 Best” for client satisfaction by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015

 

The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Early Settlement Panel Statewide Organization, 2022

  • Somerset County Bar Association, Family Practice Committee, Co-Chair, 2021 – Present

  • Somerset County Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Committee, Co-Chair, 2013–2021

  • Somerset County Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2012–2014

  • Somerset County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel, 2014–Present

  • Hunterdon County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel, 2019 – Present

  • Attorney Member—District XIII Ethics Committee, 2017–Present

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

 

Experience
  • Lepp, Mayrides & Eaton, LLC, Partner, 2021–Present

  • Shimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D’Onofrio, LLP, Partner, 2017–2021

  • Shimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D’Onofrio, LLP, Associate, 2013–2017

  • DiFrancesco, Bateman, Coley, Yospin, Kunzman, Davis, Lehrer & Flaum, PC, Associate 2008-2012

  • Honorable Julie M. Marino, Superior Court of NJ, Judicial Clerk, 2007-2008