Jerry Kugelmas

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law


Jerry Kugelmas is a seasoned Family Law attorney with 38 years of experience in Separation, Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Equitable Distribution, Separation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements.

Jerry is licensed and admitted to practice law in North Carolina and New York.

He holds a Law Degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He holds Basic Mediation and Advanced Matrimonial Mediation Training Certifications.

Jerry has the education and experience to understand the important financial issues in complex equitable distribution, alimony and child support cases. He has the experience to navigate the delicate interpersonal issues such as custody and marital fault as well as the emotional realities that often influence divorce and separation cases.

Settlements and mediation are very often an effective way to resolve cases quicker, cheaper and less stressfully than contested cases. There are also cases where a strong litigated approach is called for. Knowing which approach to take at the outset is important to a successful resolution. Jerry Kugelmas has the experience to recognize and follow the best approach.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
  • Baruch College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986
  • North Carolina, 2023

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina State Bar Association, Member, 2023 to Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2023 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Jerry Kugelmas, Attorney, 1991 to 2023