In high profile divorce news out of New York, actress Mary Kate Olsen made headlines this week when her request for an emergency filing for divorce from husband Olivier Sarkozy was denied by the New York courts. Read more
Almost every celebrity divorce is ripe for gossip. But since reality star Kristin Cavallari and former pro football player Jay Cutler announced their split last week, the pair has found themselves in a media firestorm of speculation over their marriage’s demise.
What has put this particular celebrity divorce in the spotlight? It all stems from a very basic divorce mistake: Not understanding the privacy consequences of choosing certain grounds for divorce. Read more
Based on the latest from Governor Murphy on the anticipated end for the COVID-19 lockdown, things are gradually improving in New Jersey, but we still appear to be weeks away from anything resembling a “return to normal.”
What does this mean for divorced co-parents who have been juggling temporary changes to their child custody plans since the pandemic began? Signs point to the juggle needing to continue for now, and possibly until school starts again in the fall.
So for you and your ex, it’s a good time to check in on your COVID-19 custody and parenting time plans. Are you ready for coronavirus co-parenting for the long haul?
As you get your game together, here are some tips and ideas for smoother co-parenting through the remainder of lockdown and beyond. Read more
It is the thought keeping parents up at night: Who will take care of my children if I come down with COVID-19?
If you are married, you may be counting on your spouse to shoulder care duties. But what if you both fall ill with coronavirus? If you’re divorced, will your child’s co-parent be reliable or fully available? The answers aren’t always so clear. Read more
Looking to get a “quick divorce”? The state you live in — and the process you use for your divorce — can play a big role in how long it takes to legally say “I don’t.”
In a new article published in Reader’s Digest, “If You Need a Divorce, These States Are the Fastest…and the Slowest,” family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger examines why divorce can lag in some states compared to others. Live in a state like California, Rhode Island, South Carolina or Arkansas? Find out why your divorce may up end up taking longer than those living in speedier states like Alaska, Nevada, New Hampshire and New Jersey.
However, just because you live in a “slow divorce” state doesn’t mean there is nothing you can do to expedite the divorce process. And if you live in a “speedier” state for divorce, you need to be aware of pitfalls that can still push you off the fast track. Below, find some of Bari’s favorite time-saving divorce tips — good for no matter where you live. Read more
The coronavirus has turned life upside down, and we’ve heard from so many of you with serious questions…about your custody situation and time with your kids, your divorce, and other family law matters.
What if your ex is refusing to follow your custody order?
What if you get sick…who’s going to take care of your child?
What if you can’t keep up with support payments?
And if you’re getting divorced, how do you deal with court delays?
Watch family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger answer these pressing questions, and more. Prefer to read? A transcript of her video is below.
Can we help you? Call us at 888-888-0919 to speak with an attorney for free. Phone or video consultations are available. Read more
In Megxit news, it has been revealed that Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have left Canada and will now make their new permanent home in Hollywood, California.
The move will put Harry and Meghan closer to Meghan’s mom Doria, and may be a strategic choice to help Meaghan restart her acting career.
But moving to Hollywood also comes with a significant legal change for the couple: California’s community property laws. Read more
Coronavirus & Child Custody: Has the COVID-19 emergency disrupted your parenting time with your child? Are you divorcing and not sure what your options are? Can you temporarily reduce or stop child support or alimony?
Family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger, founder and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, will go Live on Facebook this Sunday, March 29 at 6 pm ET to answer key questions she’s been receiving over the past few weeks from worried and anxious parents and those experiencing other family law matters.
Update: Watch the Replay below!
RSVP Now! Get answers to urgent questions such as….
- How do I know what our emergency parenting time plan should be?
- What if my ex is a healthcare worker? Can I stop parenting time?
- What do I do if I feel unwell and my ex can’t care for the kids?
- My ex is keeping the kids until this is over. Can I “get back” this lost parenting time in the future?
- I filed for divorce just before the pandemic began. How do I keep my divorce on track?
- I had to close my family run business and don’t have an income. Can I stop/reduce support payments?
Need help right now? Schedule a FREE virtual consultation with one of our family law attorneys to discuss your custody or divorce concerns. Safeguard your kids, and yourself. Call us at today at 888-888-0919, or please click the green button.
If your ex’s behavior has left you hurt and angry, you may be tempted to overshare details of your divorce. However, posting the news across social media channels, or even venting to friends, can heighten your anxiety and increase conflict between you and your ex. Before you decide to air your marital dirty laundry, consider the benefits of keeping your divorce private. Read more
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