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Dianna C. Cavaliere Profile

Dianna C. Cavaliere
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Dianna C. Cavaliere is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, who received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999. While attending law school, Ms. Cavaliere was chosen to be a member of the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice where she provided legal aid services in the areas of matrimonial and family law to local Newark, New Jersey residents. After Ms. Cavaliere's graduation from law school she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Passero, J.S.C., Assignment Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic County. Prior to attending law school Ms. Cavaliere received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science, in Business Administration from Montclair State University in 1996.

Ms. Cavaliere has successfully handled a variety of cases in her practice of family and matrimonial law during her extensive career. She is licensed in both New Jersey and New York States. Ms. Cavaliere has experience with all facets of family law litigation, including contested issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony and equitable distribution of assets. Ms. Cavaliere is also a court approved and qualified divorce mediator and has provided mediation services to clients who have chosen to work amicably on resolving their family and matrimonial issues.

Since 2006, Ms. Cavaliere has volunteered her time to serve as a panelist in the Early Settlement Panel program in the Essex County Family Court. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Division and the Morris County Bar Association, Family Division.

In 2010 and 2014, Ms. Cavaliere was recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star".

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships/Civil Unions and Same Sex Marriages
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Children's Educational Needs
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Grandparent's Rights
Domestic Violence Matters
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child
Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P - formerly DYFS)


Qualified Family Law Mediator

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1999
New York, 2002


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1999
Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
Family Law Section

American Bar Association
Family Law Section

Morris County Bar Association
Family Law Section

Robert L. Clifford, Family Law Inns of Court

Past Employment Positions:

Budd Larner, P.C.
Counsel (2008 - 2011)
Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn
Partner (2007 - 2008)
Associate (2000 - 2007)

Honorable Robert J. Passero, J.S.C.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic County
Judicial Law Clerk (1999-2000)
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