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Alfred V. Gellene, Esq.

With over 30 years of experience, Al Gellene is dedicated to providing personal and professional legal services. He will accept personal responsibility for your case and pursue your rights with diligence. He will explain to you, in terms that you can understand, the nature of the issues that are confronting you and the right path towards resolution of your legal problems. His office serves Morris, Sussex, Passaic, Essex, Hudson and Bergen Counties and is conveniently located across the street from the courthouse complex in Paterson, NJ. It is easily accessible, four blocks from Route 80. Initial consultations are free.

These are the areas of law in which Al Gellene concentrates:


When difficult financial times force you to seek advice from an experienced bankruptcy attorney, you want the assurance that he or she is not only qualified, but will understand the stress and worry that has led you to this necessity. There are many remedies for financial trouble from consolidation of debts, refinancing of your home or the liquidation of your debts through a bankruptcy case. Most often, steps can be taken that will preserve your home and most of your assets. Al Gellene is dedicated to achieving the right, most beneficial solution to your troubles.

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Criminal, Juvenile and Municipal Court Law

Being charged with a criminal offense is one of the most troubling events that can happen to a person. You will need an aggressive criminal attorney who is capable of defending you appropriately. The best results are usually obtained by attorneys who have great experience in trying criminal cases. Al Gellene has conducted more than 100 criminal trials in the Superior Court and in municipal court. He has achieved significant successes in handling cases like alleged murder, kidnapping, assault, drug cases, alleged robberies, thefts and police brutality. He is a former public defender and municipal prosecutor. He will pursue your defenses vigorously and will fight hard to protect your rights and your future.

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Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, whether on the job or off, the last thing you need is to worry about whether your legal rights are being protected and pursued. You need an experienced personal injury lawyer or a workers compensation lawyer who will diligently and competently seek to recover a monetary award for you that fairly compensates you for your injury and the pain and suffering that you have experienced. Al Gellene is an experienced personal injury attorney. He will act immediately to preserve evidence to prove your case, make your claim known to the responsible parties and obtain a satisfactory award for you. In most cases, there will be no fee unless a recovery is achieved.

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Family Law and Divorce

Family problems are among the most stressful problems that we can face. It is a time of fear and worry while facing an unknown and uncertain future. Al Gellene is an experienced family law and divorce attorney who understands the trauma of separation and your need to resolve your matter as quickly and efficiently as possible. No wants to see his or her life savings disappear into the hands of their divorce attorney. Al Gellene will set a reasonable fee for his services and work hard to achieve an equitable solution without surrendering your rights. Al Gellene is also an experienced domestic violence attorney and will act swiftly to resolve your domestic violence problems.

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