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Charles C. Abut, Of Counsel
Family Law


Charles C. Abut, Of CounselCAbut@snydersarno.com | ccaesq@att.net
NJ Divorce Blog

NEW JERSEY 
LAWYER-MEDIATOR-ARBITRATOR
DIVORCE AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
MEDIATION-ARBITRATION

Charles C. Abut is a Certified Matrimonial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is a cum laude graduate of Columbia University (B. A.) and Cornell Law School (J.D.). Mr. Abut has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of cases. He is a court-accredited mediator by the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts. He has also litigated a number of cases resulting in reported decisions, including Piscopo v. Piscopo, Rogers & Hammerstein v. Gilchinsky and Jacqueline Onassis v. Christian Dior. He has lectured for the New Jersey Judicial College and is a frequent lecturer for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education. Mr. Abut has published articles in the New Jersey Law Journal and New Jersey Lawyer, and has made television appearances on ABC, CBS, MSNBC and CNBC. He has been quoted in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Bergen Record. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Abut was on active duty with the United States Army Military Police.

Media Credits: television appearances on ABC, CBS , MSNBC and CNBC; quoted in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bergen Record, and others.

Representative Clients: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Heineken, USA, Inc., Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, The New York Post, Fuji America, Inc.

J.D., Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York
B.A. (cum laude), Columbia University New York, New York

LANGUAGES: French & German.
U.S. Army Military Police. 

Published Opinions

Rodgers & Hammerstein v. Gilchinsky,
311 N.J. Super. 339 (App. Div. 1998), reversed 159 N.J. 463 (1999).

Piscopo v. Piscopo, 231 N.J.Super. 568 (Ch.Div. 1988), affirmed 232 N.J.Super.
559(App.Div. 1989), certif. denied 117 N.J. 156 (1989).

Jacqueline Onassis v. Christian Dior et al., 472 N.Y.S.2d 254 (1984).

In Re Probe, 117 Misc. 2d 21 (Sup.Ct. N.Y. 1982).

Bsales v. Texaco, 516 F. Supp. 655 (D.N.J. 1981).

Simmons Oil v. Bulk Sales Corp., 498 F. Supp. 457 (D.N.J. 1980).

Norton v. Vena, 122 N.J. Super. 461 (App.Div. 1973), certif. granted 63 N.J. 424 (1973), reversed summarily 67 N.J. 318 (1973).

Awards, Accolades, & Professional Associations


1. Charles Abut has been included on Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers list from 2006-2019. The Super Lawyers list is generated using a patented selection process involving three basic steps: creation of the candidate pool using peer nominations; evaluations of candidates by the research department; and peer evaluation by practice area. A further description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

2. Mr. Abut was also selected by his peers for inclusion in Woodward White's The Best Lawyers in America; in the field of Family Law each year since 1999 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). The list is generated entirely on peer review. A further description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

3. Charles Abut has been listed in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers of 2000. The Register is generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. A further description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

4. Mr. Abut is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. More information regarding his fellowship can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Credentials

  • Speaker, New Jersey Judicial College
  • Lecturer, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Accredited Mediator, Administrative Office of the Courts

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