Elton John Bozanian is a partner in the firm and is a well known and respected litigator. In addition to being an experienced and aggressive trial attorney, he is a compassionate and understanding advocate who takes great pride in crafting creative and cost-effective strategies that match the unique needs of each client.
Since 1996, Elton has litigated thousands of cases covering diverse areas of law and has conducted hundreds of bench and jury trials in the federal, state, and local criminal, civil, and family courts. He dedicates himself to serving the individually unique needs of each client to the best of his ability. Elton has represented and continues to represent clients in matters ranging from simple traffic violations to DWI charges all the way up to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th degree state and federal crimes; uncontested divorces to hotly contested family matters involving complex custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, palimony issues, and more.
In addition, Elton has been appointed by the Superior Court to represent the interests of parents and children in DCP&P (foremerly DYFS) actions, as well as attorney for alleged incapacitated individuals in guardinaship proceedings.
ADMITTTED TO THE BAR: 1996, New Jersey; 1997, New York; 2002, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2014, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
EDUCATION: Boston University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Psychology (1993); Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York, Juris Doctor (1996)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Bergen County Bar Association; Former President, Young Lawyer's Division of Bergen County Bar Association; New Jersey State Bar Association, Animal Law Special Committee.
PRO BONO WORK: Elton has been recognized for his volunteer efforts on behalf of the less than fortunate, including representing victims of domestic violence through the County of Bergen Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence, as well as representation of pro bono clients referred by Northeast New Jersey Legal Services.
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AREAS OF PRACTICE:
- Domestic Violence Prosecution and Defense
- Criminal Defense
- DWI/DUI Defense
- Traffic and Criminal Offenses in the Municipal Courts
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Bankruptcy Litigation
- Pre-/Post-Nuptual Agreements
- Estate Litigation