Irreconcilable Differences Grounds for Dissolution of NJ Civil Unions, Court Rules

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When same-sex couples entered into civil unions in New Jersey make the decision to end their relationships, they have the same rights as divorcing married couples to file for their dissolution on the “no-fault” grounds of irreconcilable differences, a New Jersey trial judge ruled in an opinion released this week. Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

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In a move that is almost certain to be historic, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday signaled that it is ready to take on the two-decade legal battle over same-sex marriage. The 12-justice panel agreed to hear cases from Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, where state officials are defending laws that limit marriage to a man and a woman. The court will hear arguments in April; a decision is expected by the end of June.

The same-sex marriage debate is one that has ignited passion on both sides, and this latest development has led to many questions about what could change for couples across the nation, including how this could potentially affect gay and lesbian couples who married in New Jersey. To help clear up any potential confusion, here are some answers to questions we’re hearing people ask. Continue reading

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The 5 Basic Ways to Divorce in New Jersey

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What is getting divorced in New Jersey really like? Many believe the divorce process involves making their case in “divorce court” with a judge deciding the terms of their settlement. In reality, going through divorce litigation (aka, “going to court”) is but one of five different alternatives available for New Jersey couples seeking to dissolve their marriages. Here’s a look at each available divorce method. Which one is right for your divorce? Continue reading

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5 Truths About Divorce You Need to Know

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Made the decision to divorce in 2015, or already in the thick of the process? Before you go one step further, here are five important “need to know” truths about getting a divorce in New Jersey. Continue reading

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NJ Divorce Chronicles: Hiring a Divorce Attorney, Installment 3

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Welcome to part 3 of our continuing blog series on avoiding common divorce mistakes. In part 1 of our series, we introduced you to our two New Jersey couples: Robert & Sharon and Jason & Melissa. In part 2, we looked at the process Sharon went through in hiring an attorney and her hasty decision to work with a “shark” divorce lawyer. In part 3, we will follow Jason’s process of hiring a divorce attorney and the very different choice in lawyer he makes. Continue reading

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Get Answers to Your NJ Divorce & Family Law Questions

10922563_10152519607281175_951460366111270209_nOn our Facebook page, we asked people to share questions they have about divorce and other family law-related matters. We received questions about everything from how to file for divorce in New Jersey to how to change the terms of a divorce settlement. Some of the highlights from our Q&A can be found below. Do you have a question concerning divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, asset division, or other related matters? Please note that we are now taking questions on our website! Submit your question via our web form and an answer from us will shortly be heading your way. It is free and easy to use and completely confidential. Continue reading

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Weinberger Law Group Opens South Jersey Family Law Office

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We are pleased to announce the opening of a new Weinberger Law Group law office in Mount Laurel, effective Monday, January 5. Our new location was specifically chosen to be convenient for those who live or work throughout South Jersey and beyond — something many of you have requested! Continue reading

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New Jersey Family Law 2014 Year in Review

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It’s been a busy year in divorce and family law. From groundbreaking local court cases that grabbed international media attention to important changes in New Jersey family law and Weinberger Law Group’s own noteworthy accomplishments, 2014 has been one for the record books. Check out our timeline of this year’s best moments — and a few controversial ones, too! Continue reading

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Divorce: Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

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If you will be filing for divorce in 2015, it’s time to start actively planning how you want your divorce to unfold and the shape you want your life to take post-divorce. Practically speaking, it is to your advantage to get organized and set goals and priorities as early on in the divorce process as possible. As the saying goes, “fail to plan, plan to fail.”

So what exactly should your divorce plans entail? Here are 7 key areas to give careful consideration. Continue reading

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Weinberger Law Group Holiday Office Closings 2014

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