Veronica R. Norgaard Profile

Veronica R. Norgaard is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Ms. Norgaard began her legal career as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. Foster, J.S.C., in the New Jersey Superior Court (Ocean  Vicinage). She is admitted to practice  in  both  New  Jersey  and  New  York.  Since  being  admitted,  Ms.  Norgaard  has represented  countless  clients  with  family  issues  throughout  the  State of  New  Jersey ranging  from  divorces,  complex  asset  division  and  support  matters,  child  custody  and parenting  time,  and  litigating  matters  involving  the  Division  of  Child  Protection  and Permanency (DCPP), formerly known as DYFS, when children are removed from their parents’ custody.

Ms.  Norgaard  has  earned  a  reputation  throughout  New  Jersey  for  her  aggressive, strategic,  and  effective  representation  in  divorce  and  family  law  matters.  She  has appeared in family courts across New Jersey and utilizes her transactional and financial knowledge to ensure that her adversaries are unsuccessful in hiding money or assets. In addition, Ms. Norgaard is a sought after commentator, having appeared on television to  discuss  divorce  and  family  law  issues,  and  also  serves  as  an  Adjunct  Professor  of Family  Law,  and  an  Adjunct  Professor  of  Legal  Writing  and  Research  at  Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Ms. Norgaard is a skilled and recognized trial attorney and has successfully tried cases before judges in New York and New Jersey.

Ms. Norgaard 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. In  addition,  she  has  recently  been selected  as  a Top  40  Under  40  Family  Lawyer  in  the  State  of  New  Jersey  by  The American  Society  of  Legal  Advocates,  which  is  an  honor  held  by  less  than  1.5%  of national lawyers.

Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Stars NJ

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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.

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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
  • 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
New York
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education:

Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Awards / Recognition:

New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law – American Institute of Legal Counsel
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyer – The American Society of Legal Advocates

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
– Family Law Section
– Union County Representative
– Women in the Profession Section

American Bar Association
– Family Law Section
– Young Lawyers Division

Middlesex County Bar Association

Monmouth County Bar Association

Pro Bono / Volunteer Activities:

Fee Arbitration Panelist, District XII