Dianna C. Cavaliere Profile

Dianna C. Cavaliere is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, who received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. While attending law  school,  Ms.  Cavaliere  was  chosen  to  be  a member  of  the  Seton  Hall Center  for Social  Justice  where  she  provided  legal  aid  services  in  the  areas  of  matrimonial  and family law to local Newark, New Jersey residents. After Ms. Cavaliere’s graduation from law  school,  she  served  as  a  judicial  law  clerk  to  the  Honorable Robert  J.  Passero, J.S.C., Assignment Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic County. Prior to attending law  school, Ms. Cavaliere received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science, in Business Administration from Montclair State University.

Ms. Cavaliere has successfully handled a variety of cases in her practice of family and matrimonial  law  during  her  extensive  career.  She  is  licensed  in  both  New  Jersey  and New  York  State.  Ms.  Cavaliere  has  experience  with  all  facets  of  family law  litigation, including  contested  issues  of  custody,  parenting  time,  child  support, alimony and equitable  distribution  of  assets.  Ms.  Cavaliere  is  a  qualified  Family Law  Mediator  and has  provided  mediation  services  to  clients  who  have  chosen  to  work  amicably  on resolving their family and matrimonial issues.

For more than 10 years  Ms. Cavaliere has volunteered her time to serve as a panelist in  the  Early  Settlement  Panel  program  in  the  Essex  County  Family  Court.  She  is  a member  of  the  New  Jersey  State  Bar  Association,  Family  Division  and  the  Morris County Bar Association, Family Division.

Ms. Cavaliere has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Star. She has also been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law in New Jersey.


* 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.

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
  • 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
  • Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P - formerly DYFS)

Certifications / Specialties:

Qualified Family Law Mediator

Bar Admissions:

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


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey

Awards / Recognition:

New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law – American Institute of Legal Counsel

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section
American Bar Association – Family Law Section
Morris County Bar Association – Family Law Section
Robert L. Clifford, Family Law Inns of Court

Volunteer Activities:

Early Settlement Panel program in the Essex County Family Court as a panelist