Carole A. Hafferty, Esq.

Carole A. Hafferty, Esq. – Associate

Carole A. Hafferty attended Providence College and received a B.S. degree and thereafter received her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law. Ms. Hafferty was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1990 (retired) and the New Jersey Bar in 1991. After graduating from law school, Ms. Hafferty served as a law clerk to the Honorable David M. Borden of the Supreme Court of Connecticut. She was an associate at Shanley & Fisher (now Drinker Biddle) from 1991 through 1994. Ms. Hafferty thereafter opened a title insurance company, and later returned to legal practice in the areas of real estate, estate and family law. She has been an associate of the firm since April 2015. Ms. Hafferty is a member of the Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court, the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Morris County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice


  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • DCPP Actions
  • Relocation
  • Visitation
  • Domestic Violence Actions
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Contested Divorces
  • Uncontested Divorces
  • Child Support/Child Support Modification
  • Spousal Support, Spousal Maintenance, Alimony
  • Equitable Distribution of Property
  • Property Settlement Agreements/Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Domestic Partners/Civil Unions
  • Pre and Post Marital Agreements
  • Modification Applications
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Appeals
  • Enforcement Motions
  • Pendente Lite Motions
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1991


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Morris County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable David M. Borden of the Supreme Court of Connecticut, Law Clerk
  • Shanley & Fisher (Drinker Biddle), Associate