Amy M. Francis is an associate in the Family Law Department at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. In her family and matrimonial law practice, Amy helps clients navigate the emotional and financial challenges often associated with family disputes, including those involving divorce, domestic violence, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, child custody/relocation, child support, and post judgment matters. She also handles Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) investigations and all actions instituted by the Division of Child Protection.

Before joining Wilentz, Amy gained practical experience in mediations and depositions as an attorney in the State of Florida, where she handled and litigated divorce matters. Amy also has extensive experience litigating domestic violence matters. She appeared in juvenile court in connection with domestic violence matters and shelter hearings instituted by the Division of Child Protection.

Amy earned her law degree at St. Thomas University School of Law in 2016, where she served as Managing Editor of the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review. During her clerkship with the Honorable Angela White Dalton, Chancery Division, Family Part, Amy assisted Judge White Dalton on matters involving restraining orders, violations of restraining orders, Post Dissolution matters and Orders to Show Cause. She graduated from Monmouth University with a B.A. in 2013. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Florida.

Since 2022, Amy has been selected for inclusion in the list of Rising Stars by New Jersey Super Lawyers, and beginning in 2023, she was selected for inclusion in the list of "Ones to Watch" by Best Lawyers in America.

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Amy is a local of Toms River in Ocean County, where she resides with two daughters.

Our Family Law attorneys serve clients throughout the State of New Jersey in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.