Category Archives: New Jersey Child & Parenting Issues

What Military Parents Need To Know About Child Custody Laws In New Jersey

Like all other divorced c0-parents, military service members who co-parent sometimes experience legal issues with regard to child custody or parenting time. Certain laws protect military parents so that they are afforded the same ability to be heard in court … Continue reading

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5 Subtle Forms Of Child Abuse And What To Watch Out For

Not knowing what really goes on in your co-parent’s home is one of the toughest aspects of divorce – especially if you’re concerned that your ex might be abusive.

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Can An Uncle or Aunt Be Legally Responsible to Support a Child?

Here in New Jersey, there is a legal theory where a person could be seen as a child’s parent, even if they are not the biological or the adoptive parent of that child. Under that theory, called the “psychological parent,” … Continue reading

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New Jersey Law Requires Fertility Treatment Coverage for Same-Sex Couples

Earlier this week, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that compels insurance carriers for state government workers and public school employees to provide fertility treatment coverage for women in same sex relationships. This bill came out of a federal civil rights … Continue reading

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How Undocumented Immigrant Parents Can Safeguard Their Children

It’s estimated that more than 168,000 children in New Jersey — approximately 9 percent of the state’s total child population — have parents who are undocumented immigrants. With U.S. immigration and visa policies tightening, and deportations on the rise, immigrant … Continue reading

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Is Spanking Child Abuse?

Spanking, or the use of corporal punishment as a child rearing practice, has been a hot-button topic in parenting circles for decades. At the heart of this debate is an extremely important question: does spanking or slapping your child as … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting With An Unreliable Ex: 5 Steps For Keeping Your Kids Secure

They’re a no-show or late at almost every custody swap. They promise to call or Skype the kids…and then don’t. They frequently “forget” to share important information like…your son was sick over the weekend, or that really big science project … Continue reading

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Dads and Divorce: Coping Without Your Kids

You dread coming home to an empty house. Dinnertime is too quiet. The kids’ bedrooms are too neat. You spot other dads hanging out with their children, and you wish you could see yours every day. It can be difficult … Continue reading

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Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Goes BLUE for CASA Child Advocate & Child Abuse Awareness Day

Please scroll to the end of this post for more photos from today’s GO BLUE event! Weinberger Law Group is proud to support CASA’s GO BLUE campaign in support of New Jersey’s Child Advocate Day, this Friday, April 7. We … Continue reading

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The State Of Transgender Parents Rights In New Jersey

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual awareness dedicated to celebrating transgender people and to acknowledge discrimination that still occurs against the transgender community every day. As part of raising awareness, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

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