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Heather K. Martin Profile

Heather K. Martin, Esq.

E-Mail address: heatherm@wlg.com

Heather K. Martin is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Martin received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science, in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1994, cum laude, and she received her graduate degree, a Master's of Science, in Criminology from St. Joseph's University in 1996, summa cum laude. She received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, in 1999. Following her graduation from Rutgers, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas W. Cavanagh, Jr., J.S.C., in the Monmouth County, Family Part.

Admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the New Jersey District Court Bar, Ms. Martin's practice has been and remains exclusively concentrated in matrimonial and family law, where she is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients in all matters related to domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, and the division of assets. In addition to her extensive litigation experience, Ms. Martin is an approved court mediator and has been trained in the collaborative law process, whereby she assists clients in reaching a favorable resolution to their divorce, outside of the court system.

Ms. Martin is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Monmouth County Bar Association, the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Ms. Martin was a recipient of the 2016 Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
Dissolution of Civil Unions
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianship
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Mediation
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Children's Education Needs
Emancipation
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Paternity
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)

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2000
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2000

Education:

Rutgers School of Law, Camden, New Jersey, 1999
St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section
Monmouth County Bar Association – General Welfare of Membership Committee and Professionalism Committee
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Past Employment Positions:

Law Office of Linda L. Piff, LLC – Associate (2012-2014)
Law Office of Curtis Romanowski – Associate (2010-2012)
Amdur, Maggs & Shor, P.C. – Associate (2007-2010)
McKenna, Dupont, Higgins & Stone – Associate (2005-2007)
Chamlin, Rosen, Uliano & Witherington – Associate (2001-2005)
Honorable Thomas W. Cavanagh, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County – Judicial Family Law Clerk (2000-2001)

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