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NJ LAW HELP does in-person office appointments only for active clients at our Somerville office located at:
892 US Highway 22
Somerville, New Jersey

Conveniently located with plenty of on-site free parking.

Use NJ LAW HELP when you need a top quality attorney to handle your legal needs. I practiced law for over 20 years, have been honored to receive many awards and recognitions, and prioritize your legal matter. I take great pride in the quality of our legal services. I am client obsessed and results driven. NJ LAW HELP uses technology to improve quality, ease of services, and access to law help. Contact us today to get the help you need.

Filipe Pedroso, Esq.

Winning is important.


NJ Law Help gives you access to exceptional legal services in these areas of law.


Auto accidents, death by auto, pedestrian struck, assault and battery, slip and fall, animal bite, airplane accidents, negligent death; worker's compensation, construction accidents, work-related and occupational disease; and, defective products.


Personal and commercial bankruptcy; Chapter 7 bankruptcy; Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Chapter 12 bankruptcy; Chapter 13 bankruptcy; adversary proceedings; claim filings; and, objections.


Business startup; corporate filings; contracts; collections; negotiations; sale and purchase of business; exports and imports; regulation compliance; and, partnership or shareholder agreements.


Harassment, assault, drug possession, drug distribution, prostitution, shoplifting, embezzlement, theft, robbery, burglary, homicide, murder, and all serious crimes.


Encompassing a wide area of legal issues from contracts, negotiations, trademarks, work-accidents, divorce, bankruptcy, and immigration.


Child support, child custody, divorce, restraining orders, modification of support, adoption, domestic violence, restraining orders, name changes, and settlement agreements.


Immigration practice limited to: Residency application due to marriage or work-contract; application for citizenship; and, visa extensions.

Municipal Court

All types of motor vehicle violations and criminal matters defense, including drunk driving, failure to produce insurance, reckless driving, speeding, and all matters; shoplifting, assault, harassment, and all other criminal accusations.

Real Estate

Purchase of real estate, home purchase, sale of real estate, home sale, refinance, short-sale, loan modification, and, contracts.

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More information about NJ Law Help and free resources in these areas of law.


and negligence


Personal and commercial


All legal business needs


Serious criminal matters


Arts, music, film and theater


Divorce, custody and support

Municipal Court

Traffic, parking and misdemeanors


Permanent Residency and Citizenship

Real Estate

Residential, commercial and refinance

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Filipe Pedroso has been recognized as a top attorney by his peers, clients and rating organizations.

  • Avvo

    Clients' Choice

    The Avvo ClientsChoice Award is awarded to attorneys who receive at least 15 reviews of 4 stars or higher on Avvo during the previous year. Filipe Pedroso is a top ranked Avvo attorney with a perfect 10 score.

  • Better Business Bureau

    A+ Rated

    BBB sets standards for ethical business behavior and monitors compliance. BBB assigns ratings from A+ (highest) to F (lowest). Filipe Pedroso has consistently been A+ Rated as a result of his high ethical standards and obsession to client care.

  • Google

    5 Star Rating

    Google users leave a business reviews, which includes choosing a grade from one star (poor performance) to five stars (excellent service). Filipe Pedroso has the highest 5 star customer review ranking.

  • National Trial Lawyers

    Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Filipe Pedroso was invited to join the elite NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS: TOP 100, "an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet qualifications as TOP civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers."

  • Facebook

    5 Star Rating

    During Facebook's star rating system, Filipe Pedroso consistently ranked 5 out of 5 stars by his prior clients. Client satisfaction and producing results for his clients are Mr. Pedroso's priorities.

  • The Legal Network

    Top Lawyers

    4 years in a row, Managing Attorney Filipe Pedroso has been ranked as TOP LAWYER IN NEW JERSEY by The Legal Network. This award is received for recognition as a “Top Lawyer” in the “highest ethical standards and professional excellence.”

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

    10 Best

    Nominated as one of the “10 Best” Attorneys for New Jersey by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA), Mr. Filipe Pedroso was again recognized as a premier, top-ranked attorney. The AIOFLA is an impartial third-party Attorney ranking service recognizing excellence of practitioners in the field.

  • Martindale-Hubbell

    Client Distinction Award

    Martindale-Hubbell is the premier lawyer rating service in the country, and awarded Filipe Pedroso with its Client Distinction Award. Less than one percent (1%) of the nearly 1 million attorneys listed by Martindale-Hubbell websites receive this Distinction Award.

  • Vôce e a Lei

    TV Show Co-Host

    As a recognized legal scholar, and successful attorney, Filipe Pedroso co-hosted a weekly law TV show Vôce e a Lei (The Law and You). Discussed current legal issues and answered viewers' questions.

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Recipient of the prestigious Kean University

Outstanding Service Award

Bridgewater Council President & nationally recognized attorney Filipe Pedroso has been the only recipient of Kean University's Award of Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Global African Community.

"I've received many awards for exceptional legal expertise and representation, but I'm most proud of this award – because it's about service. We all have a responsibility to help one another and leave this world a better place."

– Filipe Pedroso, Esq.

Filipe Pedroso, Esq.

Managing Attorney


  • Juris Doctorate, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1996
  • Certified, Medicolegal Death Investigator, St. Louis University Medical School, 1993
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 1992

Activities (current & past)

  • Councilman, Township of Bridgewater
  • TV Co-Host on Você e a Lei on SPT TV
  • Founder and CEO, Giftapart® Inc.
  • Inventor of international Patent-Pending technologies
  • Vice-Chairman, Bridgewater Zoning Board of Adjustments
  • Director, Board of Directors, Centerbridge II
  • Director, Portuguese-Continental Federal Credit Union
  • Member, Bridgewater Planning Board
  • Member, Bridgewater Open Space Committee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • ATLA (Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Society

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Why does NJ Law Help not provide a telephone number?

We prioritize our services to clients we accept, and all current clients routinely call our office. However, to efficiently screen for new client matters that are acceptable to our office, we handle all new matter inquiries through chat, email and online appointments. This way, we can continue to provide exceptional quality services to our current clients.