Clifford J. Weininger

Mr. Weininger has more than 30 years' experience practicing law. Prior to founding the Weininger law firm, Cliff served as a Deputy Attorney General for the Division of Criminal Justice for the State of New Jersey and as the former First Assistant Prosecutor for Morris County. Mr. Weininger attended Penn State University and Seton Hall Law School.
Top lawyer in New JerseyMr. Weininger has the distinction of being named a Super Lawyer reserved for attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Considered a top lawyer in New Jersey, of the 70,000 attorneys at law in the State of New Jersey, only 59 have the same distinction as Clifford J. Weininger, having dual certification as both Civil Trial and Criminal Trial Attorneys.

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Alexandria D. Weininger

Ms. Weininger is an associate attorney at the Weininger Law Office and is licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the State of New York. Ms. Weininger attended Penn State University and earned her law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.
While in law school, Ms. Weininger was recognized for her work with the law school's juvenile justice clinic, defending juveniles involved in criminal matters in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Family Division. After law school, Ms. Weininger clerked for the Honorable James A. Farber, J.S.C., Chancery Division - Family Part, Superior Court of New Jersey, Sussex County from 2013 through 2014. She is currently a member of the Morris County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division. Ms. Weininger also serves as a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Woman's Legal Advocacy Project.
Prior to law school, Ms. Weininger was a television news producer at CNN in New York, where she covered major national and international news, including the shooting at Virginia Tech, the Minneapolis bridge collapse and the 2008 Presidential election campaign. Prior to CNN, Ms. Weininger was a writer/producer at WJLA-TV ABC 7 News in Washington, D.C.

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Located in Morris County, New Jersey, The principal of the firm, Clifford J. Weininger, is one of less than 80 attorneys in the State who is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as both a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney and as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney.

Weininger Law represents individuals and business clients throughout New Jersey. We are a full-service law firm that practices at every level of the New Jersey judiciary.

Criminal Law
Criminal cases are charges pursued by prosecutors for violations of criminal statutes. Learn More >

Personal Injury
Accident and Injuries happen, and While no one can go back and undo an injury, personal injury law provides a way for the injured to get releif. Learn More >
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Matrimonial Law
Divorce and "Family law," refers to rules, regulations, and court procedures involving the family unit. Learn More >

Commercial and Real-Estate Law, that covers the right to possess, use, and enjoy land and the permanent man-made additions attached to it. Learn More >

Criminal Law

Mr. Weininger tried a countless number of major criminal cases, and can represent you in all respects of criminal defense.

Mr. Weininger was one of only a few criminal defense attorneys named to the New Jersey Senate Committee when the State decided to modify and review Megan's Law.

As a former Deputy Attorney General for the Division of Criminal Justice for the State of New Jersey and First Assistant Prosecutor for Morris County, and currently, a Public Defender for the Township of Denville, New Jersey, Mr. Weininger is a fully qualified criminal trial attorney, capable of representing you on any and all criminal matters, no matter how minor or serious. Some examples of matters Mr. Weininger handles includes:

  • Homicide
  • Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Megan's Law Matter
  • Battery/Assault charges
  • Drug offenses
  • DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Other more serious felony charges

Personal Injury

One of the very few attorneys in the State, certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as both a criminal and a civil trial attorney.

Mr. Weininger is uniquely capable of providing legal guidance and advise to our personal injury clients. Having been involved in personal injury work for over 30 years, Mr. Weininger will walk you and your loved ones through the legal process, answer all of your questions and concerns, and provide you with excellent service and advice. Mr. Weininger represents those suing for injuries sustained as a result of an accident or those individuals who find themselves subject to suit. Some examples of matters Mr. Weininger handles include:

  • Injuries sustained from car accidents
  • Injuries sustained from dog bites/dog attacks
  • Slip and Fall injuries
  • Injuries stemming from assaults
  • Professional malpractice

Matrimonial Law

As a certified civil trial attorney, Mr. Weininger offers both practical advice and solutions to even the most difficult family law situations.

Mr. Weininger has been practicing the area of Family Law for over 30 years, and understands the emotional toll family litigation can take on the client and his or her family, taking into account the unique circumstances of the client.

Mr. Weininger's zealous representation of a Plaintiff in a divorce matter became a published and often cited decision by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division in Addesa v. Addesa, 392 N.J. Super. 58 (App. Div. 2007), where the Appellate Division sided with Mr. Weininger by vacating portions of a couple's prior Property Settlement Agreement, and establishing a formula and basis for the evaluation of a family and/or closely held corporation for purposes of equitable distribution and alimony. The case is heavily relied upon and cited by Courts throughout the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Weininger has tried many, substantial divorce trial in Morris, Sussex and other counties, to successful completion on behalf of our client. Some examples of matters Mr. Weininger handles regularly include:

  • Divorce
  • Divorce trials
  • Legal Separation
  • Custody/Parenting time disputes
  • Alimony (requests to increase/decrease)
  • Child Support (requests to increase/decrease)
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Emancipation of a child
  • Relocation issues regarding children
  • Domestic Violence
  • Tevis claims (marital torts)
  • Final Restraining Orders
  • Temporary Restraining Orders
  • Issues involving the New Jersey Department of Children & Families (formerly known as DYFS)
  • Harassment by a former or current spouse
  • Emergent applications to the Court regarding any and all of the above (Orders to Show Cause).


As a former Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Criminal Justice, for the State of New Jersey and a certified civil trial attorney in the State, Mr. Weininger is qualified and happy to assist clients in any and all their commercial law needs.

Notably, Mr. Weininger's work in this area let him to argue before the New Jersey Supreme Court a consumer law matter in Real v. Radir Wheels, Inc., 198 N.J. 511 (2009), which created law concerning consumer fraud.

Some examples of matters Mr. Weininger handles include:

  • Buyer-seller contracts of personal property
  • Premises liability
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Real estate disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Real estate closings


  • “The team at Weininger Law Offices made me feel like family from day one and did not stop fighting for my best interests. Very knowledgeable, Cliff knows what’s fair, and protected me from much larger & expensive firms. ”

    ~ Mike
  • “Cliff was great, He helped me navigate the tough decisions I needed to make. I don't think I could have received that much money from any other lawyer, and he took care of all the paper work for me. I would highly recommend Weininger Law Office for anybody.”

    ~ Linda
  • “When I needed help for my criminal case I knew I needed to find the best lawyer I could afford. Cliff was great in the court room, I felt like I already won just walking in with Cliff, he knows everybody in the court house and fought hard to protect me. ”

    ~ Anthony

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