Mr. Gerber has a broad range and vast experience litigating complex issues throughout the State of New Jersey surrounding family and matrimonial cases, including child custody, parenting time, relocation, child support, alimony, asset distribution, domestic violence and more. Mr. Gerber has appeared at countless matrimonial and domestic violence trials. He is skilled in matters of high net worth where business valuations or other significant assets require forensic accountants and where witness testimony may be a necessity. He is equally proficient handling trials concerning child custody and relocation. He has also handled numerous fact finding hearings involving the Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP), and successfully had false claims of abuse and neglect dismissed by the trial court.
Naturally, not every matter is heavily contested with an expectation of trial, and as such, Mr. Gerber is a seasoned negotiator, dedicated to reaching fair settlements whenever cases can be resolved without the need for litigation. In this regard, Mr. Gerber has also served as a volunteer for the court’s Early Settlement Panel (ESP) program, helping litigants resolve their divorce cases.
Through his years of practice, Mr. Gerber has assisted clients in municipal court matters all throughout New Jersey and participated in a wide variety of civil litigation including personal injury and business disputes, all of which compliment his ability to help clients successfully navigate the complexities of family law litigation. During his time as a Law Clerk in the Superior Court, Mr. Gerber served as a mediator in small claims and landlord – tenant court. Mr. Gerber uses his knowledge of other areas of law to assist clients to reach a rightful resolution to their family law related cases.
Mr. Gerber is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association.
- New Jersey, 2007
- Hofstra University, 2007, J.D.
- Villanova University, 2004, B.A.
Areas of Law
- Family Law
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
- Dissolution of Civil Unions
- Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianship
- Visitation and Parenting Time
- Alimony and Palimony
- Legal Separation
- Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
- Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
- Children’s Education Needs
- Modification of Custody
- Modification of Child Support
- Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
- Enforcement of Custody
- Enforcement of Child Support
- Enforcement of Alimony
- Grandparent’s Rights
- Domestic Violence Matters
- Post-Divorce Matters
- Relocation Out of the State of New Jersey with a Child
- Spousal Support