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Richard C. Klein handles all aspects of family law, including divorce and separation, civil union disputes, child custody, divorce and children with special needs, parenting time, alimony, distribution of assets, and domestic violence, among many others.

Richard offers services to clients throughout New Jersey. His practice is exclusively dedicated to family law, and, as a result, he is able to provide guidance and counsel through nuanced family law-related issues, such as: the growing demand for family court input, how to approach allegations of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse within the context of visitation and custody, services relating to parental alienation and children resistance to visitation, and cases involving children with special needs. Richard’s experience in complex family law enables him to treat each matter individually, analyzing the specific needs of the client and any child(ren) involved, while always seeking long term, stable results.

His expertise and willingness to fight for his clients has attracted media attention. Because of Richard’s expertise in family law, he has acted as a legal resource and legal analyst for the media on many occasions, appearing on:

  • ABC’s Good Morning America
  • World News Tonight
  • CNN’s Sonya Live
  • BBC’s Moneyline
  • WHYY’s Radio Times
  • CN8’s It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle

He has also been quoted and profiled extensively in local and national newspapers on basic family law issues, and because of his involvement in landmark custody cases, second-hand smoking cases, and issues concerning Internet relationships.

  • A Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney, a peer rating system that is an indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability
  • Trustee, Burlington County Bar Association
  • Member, State Family Law Committee
  • Co-chair, Burlington County Family Law Committee
  • Past chairman, Domestic Violence sub-committee of the Burlington County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Co-chairman, Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Trustee, Camden County Bar Association (1993-1996)
  • Member, Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, New Jersey State Family Law Section sub-committee for alimony, child support, and maintenance
  • Member of major family law committees at the state and county level
  • Taught courses on family law at several colleges
  • Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Camden, New Jersey
  • Rutgers University

Richard is a graduate of Rutgers University and the Rutgers University School of Law-Camden.  He is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey.

  • New Jersey
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-Rated
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, Domestic Violence Committee
  • Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past Co-Chairman
  • Camden County Bar Association, Trustee, 1993 – 1996
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past Member, Executive Committee
  • Committee on Professionalism, Member
  • Civil Practice Committee, Member
  • New Jersey State Family Law Section, Member, Sub-Committee, Alimony, Child Support, and Maintenance
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Trustee




"Richard C. Klein helped me get the help I needed from my ex to raise and care for my autistic child. He came recommended for special needs child cases and I was satisfied with his effort and the outcome of my case." - Client

"Mr. Klein has battled relentlessly to help me achieve custody of my child . His skill and dedication and accessibility is something that has helped me through this period. He is always there and is a skilled negotiator as well. He has become far more that just my “divorce attorney”. I know that I am protected with his help." - K.R.

"I had a spouse who would simply not follow Court Orders. Richard knew just how to get the protection for myself and my daughter that I needed. He was always there with kind words and skilled beyond my expectations." - N.B.

"Over 10 years ago Mr. Klein handled my divorce. He negotiated an agreement that worked perfectly. All of these years later, when it came time for me to retire, I went back to him. I would not consider another attorney. He has argued forcefully in Court for me and I know that I am in the best of hands with him." - G. McG