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Melissa Delis Barth, Esq. 
Founder & Executive Director
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Melissa Barth founded Wise Way to Divorce in 2003 to help couples resolve their divorce by using mediation. When you work with Melissa, you are getting a highly qualified attorney and divorce mediator with extensive training. Her clients benefit from Melissa's vast experience and expertise in this highly sensitive and complex area of practice. 


Ms. Barth received her B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and her law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law in Rhode Island.  She received her certification training in divorce mediation from The Institute for Dispute Resolution in Montclair, New Jersey.

As a former trial attorney, Melissa understands the importance of mediation and has seen the devastating effects that litigation can have on a family both emotionally and financially.  As an impartial mediator, Melissa will facilitate a peaceful and stress free open discussion between divorcing couples while establishing an atmosphere of trust and cooperation.  Ms. Barth encourages creative problem solving, assists in making issues clear and intervenes when emotions hinder the process.

Andrew Economos, Esq.

Andrew J. Economos (“Andy”) devotes his practice exclusively to all aspects of Family Law. The practice includes all aspects of divorce; such as custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, and equitable distribution of assets and liabilities. Also included in this practice area are all aspects of post-judgment litigation, including modifications of alimony, child support, parenting time and custody. Andy also represents individuals involved in domestic violence disputes, both those seeking to obtain a restraining order, and those defending against one. With his office’s central location, Andy has appeared before Judges in virtually every county throughout the State, and appears in the following counties on a regular basis: Passaic, Essex, Union, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean.


Andy is certified by the Superior Court of New Jersey to handle mediation and conciliatory matters, and enjoys serving in the role of Mediator to assist parties in resolving their marital disputes in an amicable and expeditious fashion. Andy has also volunteered as an expert panelist at the Middlesex County court in the Early Settlement Panel program. The ESP program enlists experienced, qualified family law attorneys to volunteer their time to assist litigants and their attorneys to help reach resolution of their divorce litigation.

Zachary M. Barth 
Divorce Mediator
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Zachary utilizes his background in law and litigation to help divorcing clients mediate their differences and reach their goals quickly while reducing stress and preserving the family relationship. This is especially important given Zachary 's experience witnessing the damaging effects of divorce litigation when his parents divorced and his biological father stopped communicating with the family because of the animosity and grief caused by a protracted court case. When founding Wise Way with his wife, Melissa, Zachary's commitment was to help as many children avoid the pain he experienced by bringing couples together so they can divorce with dignity.

Zachary is dedicated to providing mediating couples with personalized and professional problem-solving options and alternatives. He will do everything possible to make clients feel valued and respected while keeping them on track towards their goals.

Zachary received his training in divorce mediation from the Center for Mediation & Training in New York, New York.  He received his Juris Doctor degree from Roger Williams University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College.

Jennifer J. Ryan, Esq.
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Jennifer J. Ryan Esq. has represented couples with family law, divorce mediation, child support modification, custody disputes and change of circumstances motions in New Jersey.


J.D. New York Law School

Member of NJ bar. 

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