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Michael J. Evans Profile

Michael J. Evans

Email Address: michael@wlg.com

Michael J. Evans is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Mr. Evans was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 1990 from California Western School of Law in San Diego, following his 1988 graduation from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. Over the past two decades, Mr. Evans has become a seasoned litigator, familiar with virtually every facet of litigation and has litigated numerous matters in the areas of family and matrimonial law. Mr. Evans devotes his practice exclusively to the area of family and matrimonial law and has represented clients in various complex cases involving contested and uncontested divorces, annulments, adoptions, child custody, alimony, child support, child removal from the state or country, post-judgment modification and enforcement matters, and domestic violence.

He has extensive experience handling matters at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Evans counsels clients in a variety of areas and has successfully negotiated, drafted and when necessary, sought enforcement or the setting aside of prenuptial, reconciliation, separation, and custody and parenting time agreements. Mr. Evans has significant proficiency with the complex issues surrounding children with special needs. He has also been appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey to protect the interests of minors during matrimonial litigation.

Mr. Evans has served on the Passaic County Superior Court Early Settlement Matrimonial Panel since 2003. He has also served as a Parent Advisor for the New Jersey Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund. Mr. Evans has been a Commissioner for the Clifton Board of Education since February, 2015.

He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Division, Passaic County Bar Association, Bergen County Bar Association, as well as completing the Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inns of Court. Mr. Evanshas also been recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the "10 Best in Client Satisfaction" in 2015 and 2016.

Mr. Evans was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey Bar since 1991.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Mediation
Alimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
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:

State of New Jersey, 1991
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991

Education:

J.D., California Western School of Law-1990
B.A., Seton Hall University-1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Passaic County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association-Family Law Section
Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inns of Court


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