Scott Adam Laterra

Partner
Scott@laterrahodge.com
Hackensack, NJ

Tel: (201) 419-6070

Fax: (201) 419-6071

Scott practices exclusively in the area of family law, at both the trial court and appellate level, representing clients in diverse matters, including:

  • divorce
  • custody and parenting time
  • equitable distribution of marital assets and debts
  • child support
  • spousal support
  • mediation
  • domestic violence matters

Scott has been involved in various Appellate Division matters, including:

  • Leotsakos v. Leotsakos, 2007 WL 2066506 (securing the reversal of a trial court decision concerning the interpretation of a marital settlement agreement and the allocation of college costs)
  • Wichard v. Wichard, 2008 WL 4876125 (successfully defending an appeal of the trial court’s post-judgment modification of child support)
  • Bove v. Bove, 2009 WL 1011233 (successfully defending against an appeal of the trial court’s award of counsel fees in connection with post-judgment divorce litigation)
  • Khan v. Rajput, 2010 WL 520482 (successfully defending against an appeal of the trial court’s award of custody to father, and compulsion of mother to return children from Pakistan to father in New Jersey)

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for AVVO’s “Client’s Choice Award” in 2015
  • Received Recognition by the New Jersey State Bar Association for Contribution to the Amicus Curiae Brief in Lewis v. Harris, 188 N.J. 415 (2006)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Appellate Practice

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New Jersey

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

EDUCATION

  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.,  1999)
  • Rider University (B.A.,1996)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney
  • Certified  Mediator

MEMBERSHIPS

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Bergen County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
  • Christian Legal Society