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Jonathan Z. Petro,
Managing Partner

Family Law | Real Estate

“Competence, patience, diligence…
the foundation of a successful family law practice.”

Family law can be a complicated and emotional process. When faced with difficult legal decisions, you want someone in your corner with the knowledge, competence and compassion necessary to render you the best outcome possible. The definition of “best outcome” means different things in different cases. At Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, we understand that family law cases are not just legal proceedings; they are the lives of our client’s loved ones. When faced with such an emotional strain, the client needs an attorney they can trust to handle the pragmatic procedures. I walk my clients through the proceedings so they have a clear understanding of the facts and help them to make sound decisions. Patience, competence and diligence are the foundation of a successful family law practice. Each case is as unique as each individual that walks through our doors. I tailor my service to suit their individual needs. Defining the client’s objectives, preparing a winning strategy and realizing the best interest of the client help to establish the groundwork for a successful family law case.

Choosing the right family law attorney can make a difference in the outcome of your case. I will guide you through each step of the process ensuring that your short and long term interests are protected. I will work with you and for you, with professionalism and the utmost competence.

As a native of Toms River, I am pleased to be practicing law in my own community. My years of experience with family law, both working for the court and in private practice, have provided me with a familiarity of the legal system and how best to meet my clients’ needs. As part of the Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks firm, I am given the rare opportunity to work with a highly successful and well-known group of attorneys whose outstanding reputation precedes their collective efforts. By utilizing this broad scope of experience with a team approach, Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks is ideally equipped to respond to our client’s every legal problem regardless of its complexity. Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks as a firm is truly greater than the sum of its parts.


  • Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, NJ, J.D. 2004
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, B.A. 2001

Admitted to Bar:

  • 2005 – New Jersey

Law Clerk, Ocean County Superior Court –
Family Part, Toms River, NJ
Law Intern – Appellate Division, Trial Division, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Toms River, NJ
Board of Trustees and Family Law Committee, Chairperson of the Ocean County Bar Association
Ocean County YMCA Board of Directors, Immediate Past Chair, Major Gifts Committee Chairperson

Civic and Professional Organizations: New Jersey State Bar Association
Ocean County Vocational Technical School Foundation – Secretary of the Board
Ocean County Library Foundation – Chairperson
Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce – Executive Committee

New Jersey Rising Stars – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
2015, 2016, 2017
Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce Distinguished
Citizen – 2016
Martindale Hubbell – AV Rated – AVVO Rating – 10.0 (Superb)
Ocean County Bar Association Citizen Award – 2016
Ocean County Young Lawyer of the Year – 2009

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I would highly recommend Jonathan Petro and his staff for any of your Family Law needs. He and his staff were knowledgeable, professional, and informative. He made the process of updating our family Wills and Advanced Medical directives extremely easy and painless. He also reviewed our Real Estate / Deeds to make sure everything was up to date from passed changes. It’s not easy going over your Will or Medical directives and many people put this off, Jonathan will help you make the right decisions based on your needs. He made the process so easy that I recommended other Family members using him for all their Family law needs as well.

Dave E.

Jonathan Petro was my attorney. Aside from his expertise, timeliness, and professionalism, his calm, supportive demeanor as a human being and perceptive, keen demeanor as an attorney is what I found to make him excel as an attorney. I highly recommend Jonathan Petro for any legal matters.

Brittany K.

Jonathan was a wonderful attorney for me. He understood my goals to have a divorce that protected my teenage son financially, and was extremely accommodating at a time when I felt like my life had been turned completely upside down. He explained in detail how the law in New Jersey is applied, and gave me options that hadn't been presented to me by other attorneys I had met before him. Jonathan achieved the best possible outcome for me, and kept costs at a reasonable level. I HIGHLY recommend this attorney.


Jonathan did an excellent job with my real estate closing. He handled everything very professionally and explained everything to me in terms I could understand. He kept me well informed along every step of the process and I always felt that he truly was looking out for my best interest. Overall I was very pleased and will retain him again when I'm in need of a lawyer in the future.


I was recommended to this Law Firm as I was in need of someone who specialized in Family Law and who would be very knowledgeable overall. Mr. Petro was quick to understand my case and what end result I was looking for as a result of a quick, clean divorce. The staff and his assistant were outstanding and I so appreciate all of the calls, emails and mailings they provided throughout my case. He answered all of my questions and even spoke with my father as he was concerned and wanted clarification on several items that I was unable to answer. Jonathon took time to speak with him and myself and ensure we knew he was on the same page and if anything, already knew what next steps should be taken. I highly recommend Mr. Petro; he is smart, efficient, well dressed and knows the court system. He is well respected in the legal arena and I am very happy with my results.


Jonathan has handled real estate closings for me and my wife, and we could not have been happier with his services. Mr. Petro is knowledgeable, forthcoming, and personable. He has a way about him that puts his clients at ease. Jonathan is always accessible, and his staff is extremely attentive to the needs of his clients. I would gladly recommend Mr. Petro for any legal need...whether it be Family Law, Real Property, or Estate Planning.


Used [Jonanthan Petro] for business and personal needs. All handled with the professionalism you should expect.


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