Heather K. Martin Profile

Heather K. Martin is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Prior to attending  law  school,  Ms.  Martin  received  her  undergraduate degree,  a  Bachelor  of Science,  in  Criminology  from  Indiana  University  of  Pennsylvania, cum  laude,  and  she received her graduate degree, a Master’s of Science, in Criminology from St. Joseph’s University, summa cum laude. She received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law  in  Camden.  Following  her  graduation  from  Rutgers,  she  served  as  a  judicial  law clerk  for  the  Honorable  Thomas  W.  Cavanagh,  Jr.,  J.S.C.,  in  the  Monmouth  County, Family Part.

Admitted  to  the  New  Jersey  Bar  and  the  New  Jersey  District  Court  Bar,  Ms. Martin’s practice has been and remains exclusively concentrated in matrimonial and family law, where she is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients in all matters related to  domestic  violence,  prenuptial  agreements,  divorce,  child  custody,  child  support, alimony,  and  the  division  of  assets.  In  addition  to  her  extensive  litigation  experience, Ms. Martin is a qualified and court approved Family Law Mediator and 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. Martin is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Monmouth County Bar  Association,  the  New  Jersey  Association  of  Professional  Mediators,  and  the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Ms. Martin has been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law in New Jersey.

Awards

* 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
  • Dissolution of Civil Unions
  • Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianship
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Mediation
  • Alimony and Palimony
  • Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
  • Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Children’s Education 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)

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey
U.S. District Court of New Jersey

Education:

Rutgers School of Law, Camden, New Jersey
St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania

Awards / Recognition:

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 – General Welfare of Membership Committee and Professionalism Committee
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators