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NJ Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Raises Over $5,000 for Toys for Tots

Posted on January 8th, 2013

January 8, 2013

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NJ Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Raises Over $5,000 for Toys for Tots

Bridgewater, NJ (January 8, 2013) – The New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers raised $5,535 in its second annual fundraiser for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, improving on its inaugural effort which raised $4,087. A check was presented to Toys for Tots at the last AAML meeting of the year at Steakhouse 85 in New Brunswick.

“The Chapter is extremely pleased that we were able to improve on last year’s donation to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. It would not have been possible without the suport of our board, members, and friends of the chapter, who generously donated their time and resources,” said John P. Paone, Jr., President of the Chapter and a founder and senior partner of Paone, Zaleski & Brown.

The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute them as Christmas gifts to needy children in each community in which the campaign is conducted. The primary gola is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope that will help these less fortunate youngsters to become responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Since 1947, the program has distributed more than 420 million toys to more than 196 million underprivileged children.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962 by highly-regarded domestic relations attorneys “[t]o provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” There are currently more than 1600 Fellows in 50 states.

The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annument, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support, and other family law issues.

To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1600 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence, and integrity.

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