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Debra E. Guston

Debra Guston Lawyer

Debra E. Guston

Divorce & Family Law, Divorce, Family Law, Adoption, Child Support

  • Law Office: Guston & Guston LLP
  • Law School: Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law J.D. 1988
  • Status: In Good Standing
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For individuals, families, small businesses and tax exempt organizations the need for quality legal guidance is personal. So, when a situation arises that requires counsel, do not hesitate to secure representation that gives you the confidence to move forward and pursue your goals.

At Guston and Guston, LLP, our Bergen County based attorneys have decades of experience helping people face their legal challenges and making the most of opportunities.

Our practice has developed to encompass these areas of law that allow us to more fully meet the needs of New Jersey's diverse community. Our goal has been to provide a caring, positive and goal oriented approach so that we can help our clients with their current legal challenges or opportunities. Adoption, divorce, wills, elder law and our other practice areas are all issues that can be a part of any individual's or family's life. Small business law and non-profit representation allow us to help entrepreneurs and those looking to help the community.

Let us put our skill, experience and compassion to work for you. Call us to set up your initial consultation. Major credits cards and payment plans are accepted for our clients' convenience.

School Degree Major Graduation
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law J.D. Law School 1988
Emerson College M.A. N/A 1984
Mount Holyoke College BA - Bachelor of Arts N/A 1981
State / Court Date
District of Columbia 1991
New Jersey 1988
  • Fellow, American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, 2011–present

    Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, 2010–present

    Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (New Jersey chapter), 2010–present

    Member, American Society of Association Executives, 2005–present

    Member, New York Society of Association Executives, 2005–present

    Member, American Bar Association, 1988–present

    Member, Bergen County Bar Association, 1988–present

    Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1988–present

    Member, National Lesbian & Gay Bar Association, 1987–present

    Member, Lesbian & Gay Bar Association of Greater New York, 1985–present
  • Amicus Curiae Award, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2010

    Service Award, Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater NY, 2006
  • Lewis v. Harris
    Case Conclusion Date: January 1, 2006
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Outcome: Success! NJ Supreme Court orders State to provide equal rights to committed same-sex couples
    Description: Co-counsel for for amici curiae New Jersey Religious Leaders and National Religious Organizations in Support of Marriage Equality.

    Copelco Capital, Inc. v. Shapiro
    Outcome: WON
    Description: In a case of first impression, the NJ Appellate Division determined that equipment leasing companies could not claim jurisdiction over disputes in NJ when the leasee was in another state and had no contacts with NJ other than the claimed jurisdictional language in the lease.

    State v. Kenison
    Outcome: No jail time permitted, Court ruled for client defendant
    Description: Should third time disorderly persons conviction in NJ result in jail time?

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55 Harristown Rd Ste 202
Glen Rock, NJ 07452

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