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Veronica Norgaard
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Veronica R. Norgaard is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Ms. Norgaard began her legal career as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. Foster, J.S.C., in the New Jersey Superior Court (Ocean Vicinage). She is admitted to practice in both New Jersey and New York. Since being admitted, Ms. Norgaard has represented countless clients with family issues throughout the State of New Jersey ranging from divorces, complex asset division and support matters, child custody and parenting time, and litigating matters involving the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP), formerly known as DYFS, when children are removed from their parents' custody.

Ms. Norgaard has earned a reputation throughout New Jersey for her aggressive, strategic, and effective representation in divorce and family law matters. She has appeared in family courts across New Jersey, and utilizes her transactional and financial knowledge to ensure that her adversaries are unsuccessful in hiding money or assets. In addition, Ms. Norgaard is a sought after commentator, having appeared on television to discuss divorce and family law issues, and also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Family Law, and an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing and Research at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Ms. Norgaard is a skilled and recognized trial attorney and has successfully tried cases before judges in New York and New Jersey.

In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Ms. Norgaard has been recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Ms. Norgaard was the recipient of the "2016 Client Satisfaction Award" from the American Institute of Family Lawyers. In addition she has recently been selected as a "Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyer" in the State of New Jersey by The American Society of Legal Advocates, which is an honor held by less than 1.5% of national lawyers.

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)

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2004
New York, 2004
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2004


Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 2003
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
Family Law Section
Young Lawyers Division, Executive Committee, Union County Representative
Women in the Profession Section

American Bar Association
Family Law Section
Young Lawyers Division

Middlesex County Bar Association

Monmouth County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:

The Law Offices of Veronica R. Norgaard, LLC
Partner (2012 – 2013)

Koufos & Norgaard, LLC
Partner (2005 – 2012)

Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf
Associate (2004 – 2005)

Hon. Joseph L. Foster, J.S.C.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County
Judicial Law Clerk (2003-2004)

Pro Bono/Volunteer Activities:

Fee Arbitration Panelist, District XII

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