Michael J. Evans is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Mr. Evans was awarded a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in San Diego, following his graduation from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. Over the past two decades, Mr. Evans has become a seasoned litigator, familiar with virtually every facet of litigation and has litigated numerous matters in the areas of family and matrimonial law. Mr. Evans devotes his practice exclusively to the area of family and matrimonial law and has represented clients in various complex cases involving contested and uncontested divorces, annulments, adoptions, child custody, alimony, child support, child removal from the state or country, post-judgment modification and enforcement matters, and domestic violence.
He has extensive experience handling matters at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Evans counsels clients in a variety of areas and has successfully negotiated, drafted and when necessary, sought enforcement or the setting aside of prenuptial, reconciliation, separation, and custody and parenting time agreements. Mr. Evans has significant proficiency with the complex issues surrounding children with special needs. He has also been appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey to protect the interests of minors during matrimonial litigation.
Mr. Evans serves on the Passaic County Superior Court Early Settlement Matrimonial Panel. He has also served as a Parent Advisor for the New Jersey Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund. Mr. Evans is a Commissioner for the Clifton Board of Education.
He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Division, Passaic County Bar Association, Bergen County Bar Association, as well as completing the Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inns of Court. Mr. Evans 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.
Mr. Evans was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey Bar.
* 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
Visitation and Parenting Time
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
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)
State of New Jersey U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
J.D., California Western School of Law B.A., Seton Hall University
Awards / Recognition:
10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law – American Institute of Legal Counsel
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Passaic County Bar Association New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inns of Court
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