Michael J. Stanton

Michael J. Stanton: Attorney with Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Attorney Awards


Michael J. Stanton, a Member of the firm, devotes his practice exclusively to matrimonial law.Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, Mike has experience in all aspects of matrimonial law, including divorce litigation, complex valuation, and distribution issues concerning businesses, professional practices, stock options, and other professional and executive benefits, alimony, child support, custody and parenting issues, visitation rights, domestic violence, pre-nuptial agreements, palimony, arbitration, and mediation.Mike has been a member of the New Jersey Bar Association (NJSBA) since 1979 and was a Section/ Committee Trustee. He served as Chair of the NJSBA Family Law Section and has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section for more than ten years. He also served on the NJSBA Military Law and Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Long-Term Planning Committee, was Chair of the Fee Arbitration Committee, and was a member of the District XIII Ethics Committee.Mike has lectured in numerous family law programs and has authored numerous articles for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and other organizations.In 2010, Mike was selected by the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association to receive the Saul A. Tischler Award, a prestigious lifetime achievement award, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the practice of family law. He is also listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers In America in the Family Law section and New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Family Law section, and was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in the Woodbridge New Jersey, Metro Area. Mike is also a member of the prestigious Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Matrimonial & Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
9089270200  Phone
University Attended:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
New York Law School, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association
•American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
•New Jersey State Bar Association
•Board of Trustees
•Family Law Section
•Executive Committee Officer
•Former Chair
•Somerset County Bar Association
•Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance
•Central Jersey Family Law Inns of Court.

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Wist v. Wist, 101 NJ 509 (1986) Argila v. Argila, 256 NJ Super 484 (App. Div, 1992).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (1 review)
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Bridgewater, New Jersey

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