Robert T. Corcoran

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Member, National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington DC. Author: "Post-Divorce, Severance Pay Status Still Unclear," New Jersey Law Journal, Sept. 27, 1993; "Career Transition Payments and Equitable Distribution," New Jersey Family Lawyer, August/September 1993; "Are Golden Parachutes Subject to Equitable Distribution?" The Matrimonial Strategist Vol. 11, No. 12, January 1994; "Procedures for Obtaining an Out-of-State Deposition in a Matrimonial Case," the Bergen Barrister, Volume II, No. 5, November/December, 1995; "The Process of Divorcing the Absent Spouse," New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 16, No. 5, July 1996; "Divorce Against the Absent Spouse," Family Law Practice In New Jersey, (LPH, 1996); "Model Statute would clean up Relocation Rules," New Jersey Law Journal, July 7, 1997; "Federal Laws Affecting the Practice of Family Law: an Overview," New Jersey Family Lawyer, March 1998; "Federal Laws Affecting the Practice of Family Law," New Jersey Family Law Practice, Ninth Edition, Chapter 12, June 1999; "The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act: A Final Resolution to a National Crisis?" NJ Law Journal, July 19, 1999; "Ending the Relationship and Securing the Future: The Importance of Closing Letters, Exit Interviews and Client Surveys," The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January 2001; "The Valuation of Property Upon Divorce," NJ Family Lawyers, Vol. 21, No. 4, October 2001; "Shareholder Discounts: A Critical Aspect for Equitable Distribution," NJ Law Journal, October 12, 2002; "Grandparent Rights After Moriarty," NJ Lawyer, September 1, 2003; "Within State Lines but a World Away," NJ Law Journal, August 15, 2005; New Jersey Practice Series, Chapter 12, "Federal Laws Affecting the Practice of Family Law," updated 2010; "Cohabitation: An Essential Element of Palimony Claims?" New Jersey Lawyer, March 10, 2008. Lecturer: Law Education Institute; Bureau of National Affairs; Bergen County Bar Association; Bergen County Bar Foundation (Family Law); The Association of Trial Lawyers, Family Law Section; New Jersey State Bar Association (Family Law Section); National Business Institute; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education; "Skills and Methods Course Spring 2005 Seminar"; New Jersey Family Law Practice Seminar, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005; "On Your Feet," Trial Tactics & Techniques for Winning Matrimonial Cases, 2005; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education; "Top 40 Matrimonial Cases," New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005; "Divorce Against the Absent Spouse," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2005; "Domestic Violence Symposium," NJ ICLE, 2006; "How to Cross-Examine An Expert Witness," ATLA NJ Matrimonial Law, 2006; "Building a Matrimonial Practice & Attracting Clients," NJ ICLE, 2007; "Pretrial and Trial Strategies for Family Law Cases: The Definitive Guide," NJ ICLE, 2007; "An In-Depth Look At Family Law Motion Practice," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Forum, NJ Chapter, NJ ICLE, 2008; "Mock Trial of Domestic Violence matter" Co-Chair, ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2008; "Pretrial and Trial Strategies for Family Law Cases: The Definitive Guide", NJICLE 2008; "Marketing for Family Lawyers", Co-Chair, NJAJ-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2011; "A Family Lawyer's Guide to Understanding Bonding and Attachment", Moderator, Child Custody Conference, NJICLE 2011; So-Chair, NJAJ-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2012 "Third Party Custody/Psychological Parent" and "Marketing and Social Media for Lawyers"; Speaker "Alimony
Al Dente" New Jersey State Bar Association, Mid-Year Meeting 2013, Rome, Italy; 2014 Moderator/Speaker "modification of Alimony and Support: Establishing Changed Circumstances in New Jersey Family Law Proceedings" NJICLE; 2014 Speaker "Discovery and Evidence in Divorce: Witness Testimony" National Business Institute; 2014 Speaker "Hot Tips in Family Law-Trouble in the City of Love" NJ State Bar Association, Mid-Year Meeting, Paris; 2014 Program Co-Chair, Moderator and Speaker at the NJ Association for Justice Meadowlands Matrimonial Law Seminar "Modification Applications". Professor: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Business Law, 1978-1983. Testified on behalf of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section before the Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Committee, relative to a bill, which will clarify parental responsibility for college and post-graduate education, April 1996. Commentary Author: New York Times; Wall Street Journal; Bergen Record; Newark Star Ledger; Lawyer's Weekly. GUEST APPEARANCES: NBC News "Live at Five," CBS News, MS-NBC News; TCI Cable "North Jersey 90's," Justice Journal a production of the Bergen County Judicial System; NJ Channel 12 NEW "Grandparent Visitation," ABC Radio with Mitch Albom Guest Appearance Relative to "Grandparents Visitation," Issues; Dr. Phil Show CBS-TV Guest Commentator "Who Gets Kate". Member, Board on Attorney Certification Matrimonial Law Committee by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1996-2002. Bergen County Domestic Violence Working Group. Certified Mediator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, May 1997. Special Distensions: U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in the Metropolitan Area Tier 2 Rankings, NJ Family Law, 2011-2015; Martindale-Hubbell Member of the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers 1997-2015; One of NJ's Top Rated Lawyers 2012 LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell; Top 100 Super Lawyers, 2006 New Jersey Magazine; "Super Lawyer," 2005-2015 New Jersey Magazine; New York Magazine "New York Areas Best Lawyers," 2005-2015; The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2005-2015; Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law Northern NJ, 2002-2005. Digital Press; Top Lawyers in Bergen County 2011-2015, 201 Magazine.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Immediate Past President, New Jersey Chapter); AAML-New Jersey Chapter (Past President 2008, Vice President 2007, Counsel, 2001 and 2002; Treasurer, 2002-2003; Secretary 2003-2004; Member, Board of Managers, 1996-2004; Parliamentarian, 1999-2000; Economics of Law Committee, 1996-1997; Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1998-1999); Supreme Court of New Jersey (Board on Attorney Certification, Matrimonial Law Committee, 1996-2012).

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
201-342-5151  Phone
University Attended:
Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Ohio Northern University, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1991, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1977, New Jersey; 1977, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1986, New York; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Bergen County (Co-Chairman, Family Law Section, 1995-1997 and 1999-2001; Chairman, 1998-1999; Matrimonial Settlement Panel; Bench Bar Liaison Committee), New Jersey State Bar (Member, Family Law Section; Executive Committee, 1995-2002 and Subcommittee Member, Keeping Child Support and Early Settlement Panel Study) and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations; American Association for Justice (formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Member, Family Law Section); Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey; Bergen County Bar Association (Family Law Section).
Birth Information:
Jersey City, New Jersey, July 3, 1951
Reported Cases:
Scavone v. Scavone, 230 N.J.Super. 482 (Ch. Div. 1988), 243 N.J.Super. 134 (App.Div. 1990); Mack Paramus Company v. Paramus Borough, 228 N.J.Super. 234 (Law Div. 1988); Halliwell v. Halliwell, 326 N.J. Super, 442 (App. DIV. 1999); Moriarty v. Bradt. et al. Supreme Court (Long. I.) 20-1-4272, Vol. 11 No. 133 July 14, 2003; Johnson v. Bradshaw, N.J. Superior Court, approved for publication 2/25/14.
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