Ceconi & Cheifetz, LLC services clients with New Jersey Family Law and Domestic Relations Law issues. We offer individualized attention, proactively identifying issues and creating successful and innovative solutions.
To provide outstanding legal services we often tap experts to assist the courts and our adversaries in understanding the complex issues that can arise in matrimonial litigation in New Jersey including:
• Valuation of Assets
• Identification of hidden assets
• Tax consequences of a settlement
• Vocational evaluation of the underemployed spouse
• Mental health evaluations that determine the custodial placement of children
We pledge to counsel, educate and work together with our New Jersey clients to achieve realistic goals and objectives. We want to make a difference in each client's life.
Our Summit divorce and family law lawyers serve clients throughout Union, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Middlesex, Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Hunterdon, Sussex and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey.
Sheryl Seiden will be moderating a seminar on alimony issues at the Family law Symposium in January 2017.
On September 24, 2016, Sheryl Seiden will be moderating a seminar for ICLE.
Sheryl Seiden was sworn in as Treasure for the Family Law Section of the NJSBA in May 2015 and is slated to be Chair of the Family Law Section of the NJSBA for the 2019/2020 term.
Sheryl Seiden moderated a panel for the NJSBA annual meeting on May 19, 2016 on the topic of “Navigating Landmines in Negotiating and Drafting Settlement Agreements”. Cary Cheifetz spoke on equitable distribution topics as this seminar.
Cary Cheifetz moderated a seminar on Top 40 Matrimonial Cases on April 30, 2016 where Sheryl Seiden presented on top alimony cases.
Cary Cheifetz of Ceconi & Cheifetz, LLC in Summit, N.J., a past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, was recently quoted in the New Jersey Law Journal when he commented on the case of Clark v Clark, when he said:
“The litigant’s think they have a vested right to parental access, as if we’re dealing with property. Children are not property.” Cheifetz said. “It’s been settled law as long as I’ve been practicing that you look at the best interest standard.” Read more
Lizanne J. Ceconi is a recipient of the Saul Tischler award for lifetime achievement in the area of family law, and the William J. McCloud Award for recognition of her outstanding commitment to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County.
Cary B. Cheifetz was admitted to the American College of Family Trial Lawyers which is an exclusive organization by invitation only with 100 matrimonial lawyers in the United States, only five diplomats of whom are located in New Jersey.
Cary B. Cheifetz lectured for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in April 2013 on the topic of mediation.
Financial Divorce Guide
Children and Divorce
• Meditation Guide
Sheryl J. Seiden will be speaking at Hot Tips Seminar on November 11, 2015, will be lecturing on custody issues on December 9, 2015 and will be moderating a panel on legislation at the Family Law Symposium on January 30, 2016.
Sheryl J. Seiden was installed as the Secretary of the Family Law Section of the NJSBA in May 2015.
Cary B. Cheifetz was appointed as the Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Cary B. Cheifetz moderated a lecture on “Advanced Evidence for Family Lawyers” on October 19, 2013.
Kimberly Rennie and Sheryl J. Seiden are accredited as divorce mediators in New Jersey by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.