Union College, B.A.
Albany Law School, Juris Doctor
Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2022 and 2023 – Primary Practice: Family Law
Beginner and advanced sessions of The Institute for Training Family Law Associates offered by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Associations Young Lawyer’s
Essex County Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
Union County Bar Association
Jonathan Blonstein is an associate with MELD Divorce and Family Law. He has focused his practice exclusively to the areas of Family Law, handling a variety of family law issues, including divorce, alimony, equitable distribution, child support, parenting time, custody, relocation, post-divorce matters, appeals, and college contribution disputes. Jonathan is also highly skilled in negotiating and drafting legally sound, comprehensive, and tailored pre-nuptial, post-nuptial, and cohabitation agreements.
With years of experience, Jonathan has devoted himself to navigating family law clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Jonathan prides himself in solving his client’s individualized issues and problems with creative custom-made approaches for every client. He ensures that all of his clients fully understand each step of the process and its significance to the outcome. Jonathan proficiently represents his clients with a deep sensitivity to the emotional aspects unique to family and matrimonial law. While remaining focused on his client’s goals and objectives, Jonathan is meticulously prepared both in the courtroom and at the negotiation table.
Prior to joining MELD Divorce and Family Law, Jonathan was a partner at Weinstein Lindemann & Weinstein, A Professional Corporation and an associate at the Ziegler Law Group, LLC.
Following his graduation from law school in 2009, Jonathan clerked for the Honorable David J. Issenman, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Union County. During law school, Jonathan held a judicial internship with the Honorable Michael L. Ravin, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Criminal Part, Essex County.
The Alimony Buy-Out: Is it Right for Your Client, New Jersey Law Journal(2014)
Amended Alimony Statute, Family Law Summer Institute (2015)
Alimony Reform, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey, 2014 & 2015)
Alimony: Chance in Circumstance, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey, 2015)
Child Support and Emancipation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey, 2016)
Deviation from Child Support Guidelines, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey, 2018)