Attorney Jessica Ragno Sprague Sworn In As Passaic Bar Association President

Jessica Sprague Passaic County Bar Association President

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Ragno Sprague was recently installed as incoming President of the Passaic County Bar Association. Jessica’s term as Passaic Bar Association President begins on July 1, 2019. Read more

5 Ways To Safeguard Yourself After Divorcing a Narcissist

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Your divorce from your narcissist is over, and now it’s time for repair and self care.

The narcissist’s abuse – some combination of emotional, physical and financial – caused you to question your reality, have difficulty setting boundaries (for fear of repercussion), and tolerate mistreatment. It’s time to recover your sense of self. If you have to co-parent, you will need to find ways to psychologically disengage from your ex. But even if you didn’t have children together, and are fortunate to never see your former spouse again, you still may struggle with the residual effects of narcissist abuse.

Here are five ways to heal and protect yourself after divorcing a narcissist. Read more

The 7 Best Tips For Managing Depression and Anxiety During Divorce

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Has divorce stress got you down and out? Here are 7 ways to combat divorce depression and anxiety — so you can feel like yourself again. Read more

5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs A Prenuptial Agreement

5 reasons why everyone needs a prenuptial agreement

If you’ve just gotten engaged, chances are talking about how you’ll divide assets in case of divorce is the last thing you want to do. But with more people entering into marriage with substantial assets and substantial debt, everyone – not just the rich — could gain from having a prenup. Here are 5 reasons why you need a prenuptial agreement: Read more

Attorney Jessica Ragno Sprague Made Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group’s Newest Partner

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Jessica Ragno Sprague has been made  Partner.  Read more

Get Control of Your Divorce With These 3 Strategies

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Divorce can be one of the most difficult life events that anyone can go through – but that doesn’t mean that you have to be a victim of it. By developing smart strategies for divorce, you can take control and manage how you experience it. Here’s how: Read more

4 Tips For Explaining Your Divorce To Your Kids

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Telling your kids you’re getting a divorce is one of the toughest conversations anyone could have. How do explain to your children why you’re permanently altering their family structure? And how do you assure them that you’ll all get through it, especially when you’re feeling vulnerable? 

While there’s no easy way to break the news about your divorce, there are some guidelines to help you explain your divorce in the most child-friendly way possible. Read more

4 Ways Therapy Can Help Couples About To Get Married

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Getting married soon? Considering putting seeing a therapist on wedding prep to do list.

Why go to pre-marriage therapy? Many couples enter marriage without a clear understanding of their differences, or the things they each might be doing to invite conflict. Investing in premarital counseling and seeing a therapist — together — is a great way to strengthen your relationship and safeguard your new marriage.

Here are four ways a therapist can help. Read more

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List for 2019

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We are pleased to announce that several Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group attorneys have been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for 2019.

Bari Weinberger was recognized as a Super Lawyer for her 11th year. Additionally, Bari was recognized in two practice areas — Super Lawyers for Family Law and Super Lawyers for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Congratulations, Bari!

Bari is joined by a number of Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Warm congratulations go out to following family law attorneys…

Alison M. Dunn

Nickolas C. Mourtos 

Stephanie O’Neill 

Jessica R. Sprague 

No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in New Jersey are selected for recognition by Super Lawyers each year. 

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional family law attorneys.

The New Jersey lawyers lists will be published in an upcoming issue of NJ Super Lawyers Magazine and through the SuperLawyers.com website.

Congratulations to all!

How To Ask Your Fiancé For a Prenup

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Worried that asking your fiancé for a prenup will kill the romance? Or, worse, end the relationship? While it’s not an easy conversation, there are ways to talk about a prenuptial agreement that will open the lines of communication and bring the two of you closer together. Done right, a prenup can actually help prevent disagreements during the marriage by clarifying expectations.

Read on for some guidelines to keep in mind when asking your fiancé for a prenup. Read more