Announcing Our Newly Expanded Hackensack Family Law Offices

Divorce and Family Law Attorneys in Hackensack

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce the opening of our newly expanded Hackensack family law offices, conveniently located across the street from the Bergen County Court complex. You can now find our Hackensack family law attorneys at:

Court Plaza South-West Wing
21 Main Street, Suite 354
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bergen County
Tel: (201) 642-2000 | Fax (201) 880-9720
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Why the move? “Court Plaza is one of the most prestigious office buildings in Bergen County. The building’s location — directly across from the Bergen County Courthouse — is extremely convenient for our clients and our attorneys who may have court dates or other required court appearances. Our move to Court Plaza is simply the next natural step in our firm’s already well-established presence in the Bergen, Passaic, Hudson and Essex county area. We are happy to offer our divorce and family law clients this added layer of ease and accommodation,” our founder and managing partner, Bari Z. Weinberger explains.

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group maintains four other office locations to serve clients throughout New Jersey. Locations include Parsippany (headquarter office), Freehold, Basking Ridge and Mount Laurel.

Are you going through a divorce or family law matter? Our experienced attorneys are here to provide you with the legal guidance necessary to protect your children, secure your assets, and safeguard your future. Please contact us to schedule your free initial attorney consultation.

Divorce Horror Story: What If Your Divorce Turned Out to Be Fake?

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As they looked around at their divorce options, Larry found an interesting ad on Craigslist that promised a legal New Jersey divorce for the flat rate cost of $399. According to the ad, the divorce would be “facilitated” by a local paralegal and was completely legitimate and binding. The website linked to from the ad even showed photos of divorce decrees signed off by a Superior Court Judge.

Move on with their lives for the low cost of a few hundred dollars? Larry and Carol felt like the fates were smiling on them.

They couldn’t have been more wrong. Read more

Married 25 Years And Charting A New Course: Divorce In Your Senior Years

Baby Boomer Divorce

You thought you’d be looking forward to a blissful retirement with your spouse at 50. Instead, you find yourself a new member of the “Gray Divorce Club.” According to a recent study from Bowling Green University, the divorce rate among adults aged 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. And as another study has shown, these Baby Boomer divorces are more often initiated by women. Read more

New Jersey Divorce Chronicles, Part 10: Bad News About Alimony & Child Support

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Subject No.1: Sharon
When we last saw Sharon and Robert in Part VIII of our ongoing series, the Marital Early Settlement Panel (MESP) had just recommended an equal value distribution of the couple’s marital property and debt, with Robert keeping the family home. Meanwhile, in Part IX, we saw Jason and Melissa working out their own property division with the assistance of their mediator. Today, we’ll look at the MESP’s recommendations regarding alimony and child support in Robert and Sharon’s case. Read more

Answering Young Children’s Questions About Divorce

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Now that you’ve decided to get a divorce, it’s time to tell your kids. Keep in mind: small children are at a developmental stage when they need object constancy. They need to know that even though you aren’t with them everyday, you are still their parent, and they are going to see you on a regular basis. Although you’re faced with a conversation no parent wants to have, there are things you can do to provide reassurance and answer your child’s questions in a developmentally appropriate way. Read more

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Free Domestic Violence Resources & Legal Information: Domestic Violence 101

As part of its mission to contribute to the domestic violence prevention community in New Jersey, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce new free domestic violence resources for spousal abuse victims and their families, Domestic Violence 101: A Guide For Spousal Abuse Victims In New Jersey. Read more

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Releases A Guide For Domestic Violence Victims In New Jersey

A Guide For Domestic Violence Victims In New Jersey (Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Library) Coinciding with October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group announces the publication on its newest book, A Guide For Domestic Violence Victims In New Jersey. Authored by Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group’s founder, family law attorney Bari Z. Weinberger, Esq., the book offers victims support and legal information that can be difficult to find elsewhere. Read more

7 Things To Think About When You’re Getting Ready For Divorce

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5 Steps To Take If You Are A Victim Of A Fake Divorce Scam

In the aftermath of last week’s arrest of Anastasya Varvaryuk on charges she passed off fake divorce documents to unknowing couples from her storefront in Clifton, victims of the alleged divorce scam may be recovered enough from the shock of discovering they are still married to now be wondering: what’s next? Read more

Warning: Is Your New Jersey Divorce Decree A Fraud?

shocking divorce mistakesIn northern New Jersey over the weekend, an untold number of former spouses learned some unsettling news: the marriage they thought was over may not be, thanks to fraudulent divorce papers allegedly provided by an Elmwood Park woman. Read more