Erich Schneider is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Mr. Schneider graduated from Villanova University with a B.A and received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law. After graduation from law school, Mr. Schneider gained valuable experience working for Hon. Robert Feldman, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, in several capacities.
Mr. Schneider has practiced primarily family law for his entire career. He has experience in nearly all aspects of family law including divorce, custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution of assets and domestic violence. Mr. Schneider received the esteemed honor of being designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of attorneys in New Jersey. He is also recognized as a highly qualified and court approved Family Law Mediator helping countless families resolve their most complex issues. Mr. Schneider is often chosen by his fellow attorneys to act as an Economic Mediator to help resolve their disputes amicably, thus avoiding trial. He is also a court-approved mediator and acts as a private mediator for parties who wish to pursue that route without protracted and costly litigation.
Mr. Schneider has built his career and reputation within the legal community around his care, compassion, dedication and commitment to achieving the best results possible for his clients.
Mr. Schneider has been a long time member of the Monmouth County Bar Association. Mr. Schneider was awarded the Bernard H. Hoffman, Esq. Award as Lawyer of the Year. This award is bestowed on an “attorney member of the Monmouth Bar Association, who has made a substantial or procedural contribution by service to the administration of the Family Court system to the family law practice”. He has volunteered his time as an expert volunteer panelist in the Early Settlement Panel program in Monmouth County and has served as head of the ESP Program he has and still is a member of the Domestic Violence Working Group of Monmouth County.
Additionally, Mr. Schneider served as co-chair of the Monmouth County Family Law Committee. Mr. Schneider is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and has been a speaker/moderator at County and State legal education seminars.
Mr. Schneider has been designated a New Jersey Super Lawyer, having previously been recognized as a Rising Star. Mr. Schneider was a recipient of the Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Legal Counsel.
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* 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
Visitation and Parenting Time
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
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:
Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court
Qualified and Court Appointed Family Law Mediator
U.S. District Court of New Jersey
Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Awards / Recognition:
Monmouth County Bar Association
– Bernard H. Hoffman, Esq. Award
– Lawyer of the Year
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
Monmouth County Bar Association – Family Law Section
New Jersey Association for Justice
Early Settlement Panel program – Monmouth County
Domestic Violence Working Group of Monmouth County
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