BARI ZELL WEINBERGER PROFILE
Email address: Bari@wlg.com
Bari Zell Weinberger was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 1997 from Suffolk University Law School, and has dedicated her practice exclusively to the fields of family and matrimonial law since her graduation. She served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Roger W. Daley, J.S.C. in the Middlesex County Family Part upon receiving her law degree.
Bari Z. Weinberger is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey. Ms. Weinberger is the Associate Author of the New Jersey Family Law Practice, 14th Ed., 2010, a 5-volume treatise utilized by virtually every family law judge and practitioner in the State of NJ and is published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. She has also served in this capacity on prior editions as well. She is presently working as the Associate Author of the 15th Ed., which is scheduled to go to print in 2012. Ms. Weinberger has authored numerous articles, many of which are included below and on the Divorce & Family Law Articles page of the website for your review and education, and she lectures on various divorce-related topics.
Bari Zell Weinberger has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating based on the exemplary work in the field of family and matrimonial law. She was given an "AV" rating from her peers, which means that she is deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability in the field of New Jersey family law and divorce. Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive this Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
Bari also volunteers as an expert panelist at the Morris County court in the Early Settlement Panel program. This is the process whereby qualified family law attorneys volunteer their time to offer neutral recommendations to litigants and their attorneys who have not yet settled their matters in the hopes of assisting them in reaching a resolution.
Not only has Bari Zell Weinberger been a board member of the New Jersey Family Inns of Court and Family Law Executive Committee, she has a long-standing membership history with the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Areas of Practice:
Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships/Civil Unions and Same Sex Marriages
Visitation and Parenting Time
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Children's Educational Needs
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Domestic Violence Matters
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child
Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court
Certified Family Law Mediator
New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court, 1999
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A.
NJ Biz Best 50 Women in Business - 2013
New Jersey Leading Women Entrepreneurs - 2013
Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation: Woman Business Owner of the Year Finalist - 2013
Ten Leaders under age 45 in Matrimonial and Divorce Law - 2009 to Present
AVVO Rating 10/10 Superb
Martindale Hubbell - Preeminent AV Rating
Published Works/ Articles:
Articles on Huffington Post:
- Divorce: Take Time for Emotional Clarity in Decisions | March 19, 2013
- 'Tis the Season... To Give Divorce Gifts? | December 19, 2012
- Dealing with Disasters & Aftermath Of Superstorm Sandy, Divorced or Not | November 12, 2012
- Binders Full of Divorce Clients? How To Election-Proof Your Marriage | October 27, 2012
- Divorcing Parents: 5 Tips For A Successful School Year | August 28, 2012
- Divorce and Devotion: How Does Religion Factor In Splits? | August 3, 2012
- House Rules: 5 Tips To Being Divorced And Still Living Together | June 20, 2012
- Don't Let Social Media Sabotage Your Divorce | April 24, 2012
- Who's Your Daddy? Paternity Testing and the Nature of Fatherhood | April 20, 2012
- Dating During Divorce? Not So Fast... | March 16, 2012
- Top 4 Tax Tips For Divorcing Couples | February 24, 2012
- 6 Ways Divorced Parents Can Get More Time With Their Children During the Holidays | December 21, 2011
- In Today's Uncertain Financial Times, Mediated Divorce Makes More Sense Than Ever | November 29, 2011
Diversity Journal - May/June 2013 - Military Divorce: Why Are So Many Female Service Members Getting Divorced?
NJ.com - May 2013 - Kids fare better in same-sex divorces, too: A Q&A On Gay Divorce
Wall Street Journal - January 2013 - Interview: New Tax Rules Complicate Divorce
Forbes.com - July 2012 - Interview: Do ATRO requirements vary from state to state?
Smart Money - June 2012 - Interview: 10 Things Divorce Attorneys Won't Say
Examiner - February 2012 - Four Common Misconceptions When Contemplating Divorce
Ehealth Radio Network - January 2012 - Minimizing the Impacts of Divorce
New Jersey Family Law Practice, Associate Author, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education:
- 14th Ed., 2010
- 13th Ed., 2008
- 12th Ed., 2006
New Jersey Family Law Practice, Chapters Including Introduction, Initial Conference, Dealing with the Client; Pleadings, Discovery, Motion Practice and Pretrial Dispositions (Editor), New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 11th Ed., 2004
News 12 New Jersey - Passaic Powerball Winner Pedro Quezada Owes $29k in Child Support (March 28, 2013)
Domestic Violence and How to Protect Yourself: An Interview with Bari Weinberger (March 13, 2013)
ABC Eye Witness News - Women Paying Alimony to Ex-husbands (September 25, 2012)
When it Makes Sense to Modify Alimony Payments (July 10, 2012)
CBS 2 New York - Many Successful Women Now Have No Choice But To Pay 'Manimony' (June 29, 2012)
CBS 2 New York - Eye on New York: Grey Divorce - Baby Boomers Divorcing after Many Years of Marriage Becoming Growing Trend (May 27, 2012)
CBS 2 New York - The New Face of Divorce (April 26, 2012)
Motions that Matter II: Powerful Family Law Motion Practice, May, 2013
Motions that Matter: Powerful Family Law Motion Practice, April, 2013
Domestic Violence Educational Workshop, March 2013
Seminar on Divorce Process, Mediation and Family Law Related Issues, Kinnelon, NJ, December, 2008
Lecture presented in game show theme on various family law issues, June, 2005
Seminar on Divorce and Family Law Related Issues, Randolph, NJ, November, 2004
Lecture on Amended Court Rules and Revised Case Information Statement, October, 2004
Seminar on Surviving the Divorce Process, Short Hills Hilton, September, 2003
Family Law Practical Skills Series, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, September, 2003
Professional Associations/ Memberships:
Morris County Bar Association, 2002 - Present
Family Law Executive Committee, 2005
American Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - 2007
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
American Inns of Court, 1999 - Present
Family Law Inn; Master/Board Member
Bergen County Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
Middlesex County Bar Association, 1998 - 2000
Past Employment Positions:
Iandoli, Edens & Weinberger, LLC
Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC
Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC
Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2005
Finnerty, LaRocca & Sherwood, P.C.
Associate Attorney, 2000 - 2002
Goldstein & Bachman, P.A.
Associate Attorney, 1998 - 1999
Hon. Roger W. Daley, J.S.C.
Middlesex County Superior Court, Family Part
Judicial Law Clerk, 1997 - 1998
WHDH-TV, an NBC Affiliate
Legal Consumer Producer, 1997
William Sinnott; Chief
Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force
US Department of Justice, Law Clerk, 1996
Hon. Vieri Volterra, Suffolk County Superior Court, Civil Division
Judicial Law Clerk, 1996
Pro Bono / Volunteer Activities:
Expert Panelist, Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement Program
Expert Panelist, Passaic County Family Court in the Early Settlement Program
Participant, Passaic County Kids Count Program
Women's Center, County College of Morris - Randolph and Morristown
Volunteer Family Law Consultant, Legal Clinic, Morris County
Volunteer Family Law Consultant, County College of Morris,
Randolph, New Jersey and Morristown, New Jersey
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