Komal S. Ullah Profile

Komal S. Ullah is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Ms. Ullah graduated from Rutgers School of Law in Newark. Prior to graduating from law school, she received her Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University where she concentrated her studies on health, mental health, disabilities and domestic violence.

Ms. Ullah is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the New Jersey District Court Bar. Her practice remains exclusively concentrated in matrimonial and family law, with a particular interest related to the elderly and disabled who may require Trusts and/or public benefits. Ms. Ullah 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. Ullah has successfully handled all types of family law matters including those with issues specific to the elderly, disabled, and children with special needs, who may require trusts and/or public benefits such as Medicaid. Ms. Ullah has also successfully handled matters involving domestic violence, custody, parenting time, alimony, and equitable distribution of assets.

Ms. Ullah has authored articles on various matrimonial issues and has served as a lecturer for the Union County Bar- Family Law section.

Ms. Ullah is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Union County Bar, the Essex County Bar and the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey.

Ms. Ullah 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.

Ms. Ullah is fluent in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.

Awards

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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
  • 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
  • Protection from Domestic Violence
  • Post Divorce Matters
  • Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child
  • Medicaid eligibility in connection with divorce
  • Special needs trusts for clients with disabilities
  • Adoption by a step parent

Certification / Specialties:

Qualified and Trained Collaborative Law Attorney

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey State Bar
New Jersey State Licensed Social Worker

Education:

Rutgers School of Law – Newark, JD
Columbia University School of Social Work
Kean University

Awards / Recognition:

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

Publications:

Cutler L. & Ullah K. Marital Fault and Alimony: A Shifting Paradigm? Matrimonial Strategist.

Yoshioka, M.R., DiNoia, J., & Ullah, K. Attitudes toward marital violence: An examination of four Asian communities. Violence Against Women 7(8): 900-926.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section
Union County Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of NJ

Languages:

Verbal proficiency in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi