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Matthew G. Gerber Profile

Matthew G. Gerber

Email Address: matthew@wlg.com

Matthew G. Gerber is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, where his practice is devoted exclusively to divorce and family law in New Jersey. Mr. Gerber received his undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts, in Political Science from Villanova University. Thereafter, he achieved his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. After graduation from law school, Mr. Gerber served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald E. Hoffman, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County.

Mr. Gerber is well versed in all areas of family law litigation, and has earned a reputation for his effective representation of clients, both in cases that are ripe for resolution and those that require court intervention.

Mr. Gerber has a broad range and vast experience litigating complex issues throughout the State of New Jersey surrounding family and matrimonial cases, including child custody, parenting time, relocation, child support, alimony, asset distribution, domestic violence and more. Mr. Gerber has appeared at countless matrimonial and domestic violence trials. He is skilled in matters of high net worth where business valuations or other significant assets require forensic accountants and where witness testimony may be a necessity. He is equally proficient handling trials concerning child custody and relocation. He has also handled numerous fact finding hearings involving the Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP), and successfully had false claims of abuse and neglect dismissed by the trial court.

Naturally, not every matter is heavily contested with an expectation of trial, and as such, Mr. Gerber is a seasoned negotiator, dedicated to reaching fair settlements whenever cases can be resolved without the need for litigation. In this regard, Mr. Gerber has also served as a volunteer for the court's Early Settlement Panel (ESP) program, helping litigants resolve their divorce cases.

Through his years of practice, Mr. Gerber has assisted clients in municipal court matters all throughout New Jersey, and participated in a wide variety of civil litigation including personal injury and business disputes, all of which compliment his ability to help clients successfully navigate the complexities of family law litigation. During his time as a Law Clerk in the Superior Court, Mr. Gerber served as a mediator in small claims and landlord - tenant court. Mr. Gerber uses his knowledge of other areas of law to assist clients reach a rightful resolution to their family law related cases.

Mr. Gerber is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Mediation
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets – Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Children's Educational 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

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2007
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2007

Education:

Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, NY, 2007
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 2004

Past Employment Positions:

Law Offices of Anthony Carbone, Associate (2015 - 2017)
LaRocca, Hornik, Rosen, Greenberg & Blaha, Associate (2013 - 2015)
Law Office of Matthew Gerber, Principal Attorney (2010 - 2013)
Law Office of Edward Fradkin, Associate (2008 - 2010)
Honorable Ronald E. Hoffman, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County
Judicial Law Clerk (2007-2008)

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