Robert T. Corcoran


Robert T. Corcoran, PC


Continental Plaza 401 Hackensack Ave., Fl.5
Hackensack NJ, 07601-6411
Phone: (201) 342-5151
Fax: (201) 342-7190


Specializing in and devoted exclusively to the practice of Divorce, Family and Matrimonial Law and related matters. Located in Hackensack, Bergen County, and cited as one of the leading matrimonial law firms in the State, Robert T. Corcoran, P.C., concentrates its practice exclusively in this area. The firm’s practice includes all aspects of the divorce process, with an emphasis upon the equitable distribution of the parties’ assets, alimony and support issues, and custody and parenting time disputes. The firm is experienced in the trial and appellate courts having handled sophisticated and complex financial aspects of a divorce. Our attorneys bring to each case a wealth of experience, knowledge, skill, and resources to protect clients’ current and long-term interests. Some of our clients include high-profile individuals with considerable marital property, both real and personal. Our attorneys have a comprehensive understanding of the law and provide unparalleled legal representation, customizing unique solutions for each case.


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation



  • Bergen, New Jersey
  • Essex, New Jersey
  • Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Morris, New Jersey
  • Passaic, New Jersey
  • Sussex, New Jersey
  • Union, New Jersey

Legal Organizations

Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Attorney Certification, Matrimonial Law Committee 1996-2008; American Bar Assn., Family Law Section; Bergen County Domestic Violence Working Group; Bergen County Bar Assn., Family Law Committee, Chariman 1998-1999, Co-Chairman 1995-1997, 1999-2001; New Jersey State Bar Assn., Family Law Section, Executive Committee 1995-2002; American Assn. for Justice (formerly Assn. of Trial Lawyers of American), Family Law Section; Assn. of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey, Family Law Section, (New Jersey Chapter Chairman 2001); Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; New Jersey Assn. of Family and Conciliation Courts; New Jersey Assn. of Professional Mediators; Suprerior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Pilot Mediation Program; National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington, DC, Business Advisory Council 2003; Matrimonial lawyers Alliance.


AAML Certified Mediator, 1997; U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in the Metropolitan Tier 2 Rankings, New Jersey Family Law 2010-2015; The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White Inc. 2005-2015; New Jersey Super Lawyer 2005-2015 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine; One of New York Areas Best Lawyers by New York Magazine 2005-2015; Top 100 Super Lawyers 2006, New Jersey Magazine; Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory-Member of the Bar Register of preeminent lawyers 2000 and 2006-2015; LexisNexis martindale-Hubbell Law Dirtectory-AV; Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law Northern NJ 2002-2005, Digital Press; Marquis' Who's Who in America 2006-2015; Marquis' Who's Who in the World 2007-2015; Marquis' Who's Who in American Law 2007-2015.

CLE Presentations

CLE Presentations: Only since 2001; 2001 "Trying a Matrimonial Case Like a Pro", Preparing and Using Exhibits, Charts and The Trial Notebook" Assn. of Trial Lawyers of America-NJ Boardwalk Seminar in Atlantic City; 2002"Family Law in new Jersey" National Business Institute; 2002 "Handling A Typical Divorce Case From A to Z" Family Law Summer Institute, NJICLE; 2002 "Ending The Relationship and Securing The Future" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NJ Chapter; 2003 "Comparison Between New York and New Jersey Equitable Distribution Law" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NY Chapter; 2003 "Grandparents Vistation Revisted in Light of Moriarty b Bradt" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Forum Nj Chapter; 2005 "Shills and Methods Course Spring 2005 Seminar" NJ Family Law Practice Seminar, NJICLE; 2005 "On Your Feet! Trial Tactics & Techniques For winning Martimonial Cases" NJICLE; 2005 "Top 40 Matrimonial Cases" NJICLE; 2005 "Divorce Against the Absent Spouse" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; 2006 "Domestic Violence Symposium" NJ ICLE; 2006 "Pretrial and Trial Strategies for Family Law Cases: The Definitive Guide" NJICLE; 2008 "An In-Depth Look At Family Law Motion Practice" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Forum NJ Chapter, for NJICLE; 2008 Co-Chair, ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2008, "Mock Trial of Domestic Violence Matter"; 2008, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, "Pretrial and Trial Strategies for Family Law Cases: The Definitive Guide"; 2011 Co-Chair, NJAJ-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2011 "Marketing for Family Lawyers"; 2011 Moderator, Child Custody Conference, "A Family Lawyer's Guide to Understanding Bonding and Attachment", NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education; 2012 Co-Chair, NJAJ-NJ Meadowlands Seminar 2012 "Third Party Custody/Psychological Parent" and "Marketing and Social Media for Lawyers"; 2013 Speaker "Alimony Al Dente" NJ State Bar Assn., Mid-Year Meeting 2013, Rome, Italy; 2014 Moderator/Speaker "Modifications of Alimony and Support: Establishing Change Circumstances in New Jersey 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 New Jersey Association of Justice Meadowlands Matrimonial Law Seminar "Modifcation Applications".


Only since 2001: "The Valuation of Property Upon Divorce", New Jersey Family Lawyer, Volume 21, Number4, October 2001; "Shareholder Discounts: A critical aspect for equitable distribution", The New Jersey Law Journal October 12, 2002; "Grandparent Rights After Moriarty", The New Jersey lawyer, September 1, 2003; "Within State Lines But a World Away", The New Jersey Law Journal August 15, 2005; New Jersey Practice Series, Chapter 12, Federal Law Affecting the Practice of Family Law, updated 2007, "Cohabitation: An Essential Element of Palimony Claims?", New Jersey Lawyer March 10, 2008.

AAML Chapter

New Jersey Chapter: President 2008-2009: Secretary 2003-2004, 2005-2006; Treasurer 2002-2003, 2004-2005; Member of the Board of Managers, 1996-2004; Counsel, 2001-2002; Parliamentarian 1999-2000; Member Chapter Leaders Committee 2014-2015.