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Why Hire Us?

Why Hire Us?


Because we powerfully advocate for you. Ms. Helfand is a well-known Certified Matrimonial Attorney. She has been recommended by judges and other members of the Bar for certification and has a demonstrated record of extensive legal knowledge to obtain the certification. Only two percent of the matrimonial attorneys in New Jersey are certified.

Choose us, because we want to influence the outcome of your case in an ethical and competent manner to get you the best results. We work with you to get the facts and evidence to present your side and get results for you.

Because our priority is to make your case persuasive through negotiation or litigation. We have extensive experience in handling trials or motions to serve your needs when court action is called for.

Choose us, because we care about our clients. You are never just a file. A family matter is a deeply personal individual circumstance. Whether it is domestic violence, bankruptcy, or a criminal issue, we have personal, business, and life experience enabling us to hear your concerns and help you get what you need and deserve.

Persistence, Experience, Attention, Compassion, Excellence equals PEACE, which should be restored in your life.


The attorneys at Helfand & Associates provide skilled legal services for individuals, families and small businesses in the counties of Morris, Essex, Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, Warren, Monmouth and Union counties and throughout New Jersey.

Tanya Helfand, a Certified Matrimonial Attorney, is also of counsel at Borstein & Sheinbaum, New York City, New York, and also handles family law matters in New York City.

We are known for our work as litigators, mediators and negotiators, whether working as a team or individually, we blend a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge in the areas of matrimonial, divorce, and family law including but not limited to custody, alimony, child support/complex financial cases, prenuptial agreements and domestic violence matters.

Our attorneys’ work extends to bankruptcy for individuals and small businesses, Chapter 7 and 13. Plus, we provide legal defense for cases including theft, traffic violations, shoplifting, DWI, juvenile offenses and drug offenses in the municipal courts. We handle workers’ compensation claims, expungement and guardianship.

Our firm represents individual and business interests in all New Jersey State Courts, Federal Bankruptcy Court and Municipal Courts throughout the State.

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Our Offices
  • Whippany Office- New Jersey (Primary)
    575 Route 10 East
    Suite 1
    Whippany, New Jersey 07981
    Phone: 973-428-0800
    Fax: 973-428-0830
  • New York Office
    420 Lexington Ave.
    New York, New York 10170
    Phone: 646-213-9053

May, 2015

Tanya at Speak Up and Step Out Weekly Radio Show

Tanya Helfand, Founder, Helfand & Associates Discussed divorce. Play

December, 2014

Tanya at blogtalk radio

Tanya Helfand, Founder, Helfand & Associates Discussed the impact of divorce on business. Play

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