Matthew S. Weaver, Board of Directors, Chair of the Family Law Section


Mr. Weaver is the chair of the Firm’s Family Law Group. He is one of the Firm’s Partners and Managing Directors. Mr. Weaver has over twenty two years of Litigation experience and concentrates his practice entirely to Family Law. He is involved in all aspects of Family Law and specializes in areas of custody disputes and matters of high assets.

Mr. Weaver is also actively involved as a family mediator and arbitrator. His experience includes handling complex litigation such as adoption, annulments, business valuations, child custody, court interventions, paternity suits, separation agreements, tax issues and more. He practices these litigations in the surrounding areas of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw and St. Clair counties.

Mr. Weaver has co-authored an article for the Michigan Family Law Journal (Special Issue, 2007) entitled “Child Custody: A Sample Letter to Client”, with the previous head chair to the Family Law. The article touches base with the many different aspects of the divorce and how issues arise with a minor child. The letter assists the parent with better understanding as to what is expected and give valuable knowledge to make rational decisions. Mr. Weaver greatly impacts the article by giving key advice and guidance of his twenty two years of experience.

Mr. Weaver was recognized by his peers as a dBusiness Top Lawyer in 2013 and has been continuously awarded Leading Lawyer from 2014 to present.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Detroit College of Law, J.D. cum laude
  • Southwest Texas State University, B.A

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan 1999