Allison Holzman Profile

Allison  E.  Holzman  is  an  attorney  with  Weinberger  Divorce  &  Family  Law  Group.  Ms. Holzman earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law, having been a member of the International Law Journal and peer advisor while in school. Ms. Holzman also spent time during law school volunteering at the Legal Aid Society/Juvenile Rights Division in  Manhattan,  as  well  as  undergoing  an internship with Federal  District  Judge Alfred  J.  Lechner,  Jr.  She  received  her  undergraduate  degree  in  Psychology  from  the University  of  Michigan.  Ms.  Holzman  is  licensed  to  practice  in  New  Jersey,  New  York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Since her  graduation  from  law  school,  Ms.  Holzman  has  been  solely  dedicated  to  the practice  of  family  and  matrimonial  law.  In  addition  to  representing  clients  in  contested matters, Ms. Holzman is qualified Family Law Mediator and provides mediation services to assist parties in reaching a  mutual resolution of their family and matrimonial issues. Ms. Holzman is also trained in the alternative dispute resolution method of collaborative divorce,  which  better  enables  her  to  avoid  litigation  through  this non-adversarial settlement process.

Ms. Holzman was also a contributing author on the  ICLE publication, the Yudes Family Law  Citator,  a  yearly  treatise  that  is  utilized  by  almost  all  family and  matrimonial attorneys in the State of New Jersey. She has most recently volunteered her time at the County  College  of  Morris  Women’s  Clinic,  providing  legal  advice  and  insight  at  the divorce  clinics,  as  well  as  speaks  at  various  different  locations  on  issues  such  as custody,  parenting  time,  alimony  and  equitable  distribution.  She  is also  a  volunteer family  law  panelist  in  Essex  County  for  the  county  ESP  (early  settlement  panel) program.

Ms. Holzman is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Morris County Bar Association and Young Lawyer’s Division of the State Bar. She is a member of the New Jersey  Collaborative  Law  Group  (noting  her role  on  the  marketing  committee),  as  well as a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Ms. Holzman has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars. Ms. Holzman  was  also  named  as  one  of  the Top  10  Attorney  Under  40  in  Northern  New Jersey by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. She has also been named by the  American  Institute  of  Legal  Counsel  as  one  of  the 10  Best  Client  Satisfaction  for Family Law and Top 10 Under 40 in New Jersey.

Allison  Holzman  has  handled  complex  matters  from  the  initial filing  through  the conclusion,  working  tirelessly  to  achieve  a  positive  resolution  for  each  of  her  clients. She  is  passionate about her  work  and ensures  that  each  client  receives  the individual attention  that  they  need  and  deserve,  explaining  the  nuances  to  each  client  and providing every client with insight into how the judges might handle each unique matter. Her experience in matrimonial and family law includes not only highly contested issues in  the  areas  of  alimony,  equitable  distribution  and  custody/parenting  time,  but  she  is also a qualified family law mediator and provides mediation services to assist parties in reaching  a   mutual   resolution   of   their   family   and   matrimonial  issues,  or   through collaborative divorce, another option for alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Holzman has prepared prenuptial agreements, custody and parenting agreements, marital settlement agreements including a distribution of assets and complex valuation issues  and  determining  appropriate  spousal and  child  support while  always  applying  a level of compassion to each client.

Awards

* Super Lawyers is a publication of Thomson Reuters. The selection process is conducted by an independent firm that determines which lawyers in New Jersey have attained a high degree of peer recognition & professional achievement. The selection process can be viewed at www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court .

* American Institute of Family Law (10 Best Client Satisfaction; Top 10 Under 40) “To be named an attorney must be formally nominated by the board, client, and/or fellow Attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating. To learn more about the selection process see www.aiofla.org. No aspect of this has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

*National Academy of Family Law Attorneys The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys uses a thorough selection process to determine the top family law attorneys in each state. With thousands of attorneys in each state, the NAFLA’s rigourous, independent selection process resolves the challenge of attorneys claiming to be “the best” without basis for such claims. To learn more about the selection process see www.nafla.net/selection-process. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court.”

Areas of Practice:

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce and Legal Separations
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Mediation
  • Alimony and Palimony
  • Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
  • Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Emancipation
  • Modification of Custody
  • Modification of Child Support
  • Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
  • Enforcement of Custody
  • Enforcement of Child Support
  • Enforcement of Alimony
  • Protection from Domestic Violence
  • Post Divorce Matters
  • Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child

Certifications / Specialties:

Qualified Family Law Mediator
Qualified and Trained Collaborative Law Attorney

Bar Admissions:

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

Education:

Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, J.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, A.B, Psychology

Awards / Recognition:

New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
Top 10 Attorney Under 40 in Northern New Jersey – National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law– American Institute of Legal Counsel
Top 10 Under 40 – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Professional

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Pro Bono / Volunteer Activities:

The Rachel Coalition