Practice Areas

The Montclair law firm of Jill S. Taylor Law, LLC provides legal services for individuals and families throughout New York and New Jersey in the following areas:

Divorce and Family Law

There are few things more important than ensuring that your family is safe and well cared for. When your family is going through turmoil and facing life altering changes, you need an experienced advocate on your side to protect your rights and counsel you to make sound decisions about the future. Jill can assist you with the following Divorce and Family Law issue:

  • Divorce
  • Dissolution of Civil Union and Domestic Partnership
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody & Parenting Time
  • Child Custody Relocation (Domestic and International)
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Equitable Distribution (Distribution of Marital Assets and Liabilities)
  • Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements (Including Same-Sex Couple and Palimony Agreements)
  • Adoption (Agency, Step-Parent and Second Parent Adoptions for LGBT parents)
  • Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders
  • Child Abuse and Neglect (Division of Child Permanency and Protection “DCPP” formerly known as “DYFS in New Jersey, New York City Administration of Children’s Services “ACS” and New York State Office of Children and Family Services “OCFS”)
  • Paternity
  • Name Changes
  • Issues unique to the LGBT community

Personal Injury

An accident can change your life in an instant. It can affect your ability to work and enjoy your daily routine. You should not have to bear the burden of someone else’s negligence.
Since 2001, Jill has advocated for victims of personal injury. Jill also has the unique advantage to have worked in personal injury defense. She knows how the insurance companies work and how they place a value on your case. Jill can help you with the following issues:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident (private and commercial vehicles)
  • Pedestrian Accident
  • Slip and Fall
  • Construction Accident
  • Wrongful Death and Survivor Actions
  • Product Liability (Injury From a Defective Product)
  • Dog Bites

Traffic Matters

The consequences of even one traffic violation can be devastating to one’s employment and day-to-day life. You may be facing heavy fines, license suspension or revocation, a spike in your insurance premiums or for some violations, even jail time.
Jill is an aggressive advocate to protect your driving privileges and minimize potential consequences for traffic matters including:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while suspended or revoked
  • Driving without insurance
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Careless Driving
  • Reckless Driving
  • Traffic Violations with and without points