Certified by the Academy of Family Mediators in the area of Divorce Mediation, Amy is a Shareholder in the law firm of Capehart Scatchard and Chair of its Family Law Department. For 31 years, Amy has practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law. Her practice includes marital dissolution, appeals, alimony, child support, cohabitation, child custody and parenting time, prenuptial/post nuptial/cohabitation agreements, post-divorce cases and related matters.
Amy frequently speaks on issues relating to Family Law and she has written articles on numerous subjects over her career. Topics on which she has lectured and written include child custody, marital torts, attorney ethics, family law mediation, media access to family court cases, alimony, cohabitation, cross examination techniques, business valuation issues in divorce, estate planning issues in divorce, trial strategy, the New Jersey Rules of Evidence, the New Jersey Rules of Court, Family Court motion practice, domestic violence and trial strategies. Her most recent article was published in the “New Jersey Family Lawyer” and covered issues related to cohabitation and the marital standard of living.