LaDonna M. Cousins Profile

LaDonna M. Cousins is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Ms. Cousins received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts, in English and Spanish from Georgetown University. Thereafter, she achieved her  Juris Doctorate from Temple University, Beasley School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Cousins participated in the Domestic Relations Mediation Clinical, where she was trained in mediation skills and conducted mediation sessions with parties referred by the Family Court. After Ms. Cousins’ graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan F. Maven, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County.

Ms. Cousins is dedicated to all facets of family law litigation, such as contested issues of  custody,  parenting  time,  child  support,  alimony,  equitable  distribution  of  assets  and domestic  violence.  She  has  extensive  experience  handling a  variety of  complex  cases in  her  practice  of  family and  matrimonial law.  She  is  also  a highly  skilled  negotiator in reaching settlements for matters that are ripe for resolution.

Ms. Cousins is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Hudson County Bar Association, serving on their Family Law Committee, and the Justice Virginia Long Family Law American Inn of Court.

Ms. Cousins is also admitted to practice in the State of Pennsylvania.

Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Stars NJ

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Areas of Practice:

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce and Legal Separations
  • Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
  • 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

Bar Admissions:

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

Education:

Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section
Hudson County Bar Association – Family Law Section
The Justice Virginia Long, Family Law American Inn of Court