George Chehanske
Divorce Mediator & Attorney

George Chehanske focuses exclusively on family law and is committed to helping families resolve their family law disputes with dignity and respect at a fair cost.


  • 2009 to Present. Sole proprietor of The Law Office and Mediation Center of George J. Chehanske, Freehold, New Jersey. A practice dedicated exclusively to handling Family Law Matters
  • 1983-2009 Senior Partner in the firm of Leibowitz & Chehanske, Freehold/Howell, New Jersey
  • Handled all trials and appeals for the firm, jury and non-jury, including family law, personal injury, commercial litigation and criminal. Began concentrating on Family Law in 1986 and has specialized exclusively in Family Law since 1993.
  • 1980-1983 The Law Office of George J. Chehanske, Freehold, New Jersey
    General practice of law, including family law, criminal defense, personal injury and real estate
  • 1978-1980 Associate in the Law Office of Frank Walsh, Jr., Trenton, New Jersey
    General practice of Law
  • Prior Positions    Pool Attorney for the Monmouth County Public Defender's Office Municipal Prosecutor for the Township of Howell

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Bar since 1978
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Monmouth County Bar Association and Ocean County Bar Association
  • Member of the Monmouth County Family Law Committee
  • Monmouth County Family Law Early Settlement Panelist
  • Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group
  • Mid-Jersey Collaborative Law Alliance
  • Collaborative Law Professionals of New Jersey
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Court Approved Family Law Mediator
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • Ocean Monmouth Inns of Court
  • Hayden Proctor Inns of Court

Education and Educational Honors

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (1977), Graduated Cum Laude; Law
  • Journal; Deanís List; American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts
  • Farleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey (1973); Graduated Cum Laude;
  • Deanís List; Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science
  • Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank, New Jersey (1969)

Recent Professional Awards

  • The 2012 Justice Daniel J. O'Hern Pro Bono Award for Professional excellence and altruistic service to the indigent & the community

Attorney and mediator George J. Chehanske assist clients with all matters of Family Law including divorce, child support, alimony, custody, parenting time, visitation, divorce mediation, collaborative law, domestic partnerships and domestic violence in Freehold Township, Freehold Boro, Howell, Jackson, Manalapan, Millstone Township, Toms River, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Middlesex County and the surrounding areas.

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