Does Ripping Up A Prenup Make It Unenforceable?

does ripping up a prenuptial agreement make it unenforceable

The divorce between rapper entrepreneur Dr. Dre (Andre Young) and his wife, Nicole Young, has recently take a turn for the contentious with news that Ms. Young has filed court papers that she signed a prenuptial agreement before their 1996 marriage under duress. What’s more, Young also claims that Dre ripped up the prenup documents three years into their marriage as a sign of his love, therefore rendering the terms unenforceable. 

The former Mrs. Dre will need to provide evidence of her duress claims. But what about the idea that destroying the paper copy of a prenuptial agreement voids it? Is there any legal merit to this idea? 

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Blindsided By Divorce? Here Are The First 7 Steps To Take

If you just binged season 3 of Netflix’s hit reality show Selling Sunset, then you know that…

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Do You Qualify For A COVID-19 Alimony Modification?

alimony modification

When COVID-19 descended upon New Jersey in March, the resulting negative impact on jobs and income was immediate. Many people paying alimony wondered if they had to continue paying the same amount, given their loss of income. Others, who were receiving alimony but had lost other income, wondered if they might be able to get a boost in alimony payments. In March and April, when not much time had elapsed and the general belief was that “everything would go back to normal” by summer, the overall message was: stay the course.

Now that we are SIX months into this crisis, however, things have changed and pursuing an alimony modification may be appropriate.

Do you qualify for lowered alimony payments or a higher award? Here’s some information that can help you understand your options. Read more

I Suspect My Spouse Is Cheating On Me: Where Do I Begin?

I Suspect My Spouse Is Cheating On Me

Suspecting your spouse’s infidelity is a stomach-lurching moment in any marriage. If your suspicions prove correct, rebuilding trust and deciding whether to stay or go may be a long process. So what do you do if your gut tells you your partner is cheating? Read on for tips on navigating this difficult journey. Read more

How Will Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantines Affect Divorced Co-Parents? 

COVID-19 quarantine custody

You live you in New Jersey, but your ex lives in Delaware where you child has been for visitation over the past few weeks. Now your child is set to return from time with their other parent. But there’s just one problem you’ll deal to deal with first — COVID-19 quarantine.  Read more

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Welcomes Retired Judge Philip J. Maenza, JSC, to Firm’s Arbitration and Mediation Division

Philip Maenza NJ Divorce Mediator

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to welcome retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge, the Honorable Philip J. Maenza, to the firm’s arbitration and mediation practice.  Read more

In New York State, Termination of Parental Rights Cases Vary By County: Two Family Law Experts Explore Why

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce the publication of “Termination of Parental Rights in New York State: Why Such a Variation By County?” coauthored by Bari Z. Weinberger, our firm’s founder managing partner, and Daniel Pollack, professor of social work at Yeshiva University. The article appears in the July issue of the peer reviewed academic journal Family Court Review, published by Wiley. Read more

How Will Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantines Affect Divorced Co-Parents? 

COVID-19 quarantine custody

You live you in New Jersey, but your ex lives in Delaware where you child has been for visitation over the past few weeks. Now your child is set to return from time with their other parent. But there’s just one problem you’ll deal to deal with first — COVID-19 quarantine.  Read more

4 Ways To Regain Lost Summer Parenting Time

3 Ways To Regain Lost Summer Parenting Time

The summer of 2020 is a summer like no other, and with so many cancellations, travel restrictions and continued concerns about COVID-19, your summer parenting time plans with your kids may look very different this year.

Are you missing out on time with your kids, including July 4th plans? Try these ideas for restoring lost parenting time. Read more

COVID-19: What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Summer Camp?

What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Summer Camp?

Day camps in New Jersey are allowed to open on Monday as part of the state’s phased reopening plan. This news may be welcome relief for those parents and kids eager for a return to normal summertime activities. But for other parents with heightened COVID-19 concerns, sending a child to camp for any length of time right now may seem like just too big a risk.

Are you and you ex in disagreement over whether your child should attend newly reopened camps and other summer recreation programs? Learn about your parental rights and co-parenting options… Read more