Parental Alienation & The Law In New Jersey

parental-alienation What is your legal recourse when you recognize that your ex is is attempting to alienate you from your kids? Here are concrete steps you can take to protect your relationship with your children, starting right now! Read more

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Court Rules on Dad’s Bad Behavior At Child’s Little League Game

bad parent behaviorWe see — and hear them — at baseball fields, hockey arenas, and wherever kids play sports:  parents who think nothing of screaming at coaches, referees, other parents, and their children. Is your ex one of them? Find out what happened when one fed-up former spouse went to court to have her child’s other parent barred from sporting events for bad behavior. Read more

You Are Invited To Second Saturday Divorce Workshop, Featuring Bari Weinberger

Ready to learn more about divorce in New Jersey? On January 19, join Weinberger Law Group founder Bari Weinberger and other expert presenters for an all new Second Saturday workshop for women, held at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. Read more

Custody Battles: How Bad Could It Get? Part II

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In Part I of Custody Battles: How Bad Could It Get?, we learned how conflicts over religion and in-laws led to the unraveling of Jake and Abby’s marriage and launched a custody battle. Jake declared that Abby’s desire to raise 5-year-old Max was confusing their son. Abby alleged that Jake didn’t really want more time with Max and was going to hand him over to his meddlesome mother. The judge ordered the couple to share custody and resolve their issues in therapy — a tall order indeed. What happened next?  Read more

3 Secrets For Finding The Right Divorce Attorney

Let’s face it: divorce can be difficult. You may be struggling with a vast array of emotions about your family separating and feeling confused about how to proceed. Now it’s time to hire an attorney and the options of who to pick for the job may feel overwhelming. Need some help? Get these three secret insider tips for picking the right lawyer for you!  Read more

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3 Ways Spouses Hide Assets

hidden sources of incomeIt can be frustrating to go though a divorce, but it is even more frustrating when you believe that your spouse is hiding or concealing income or assets from you or your divorce attorney. Are the numbers simply not adding up to you? Here are three common ways that spouses attempt to hide assets or money in a divorce: Read more

How to Get a Restraining Order in New Jersey

Sadly, domestic violence can increase over the holidays. If you find yourself in an abusive relationship or situation, we want you to know that you can get out and you can get help, no matter what time of year it is. Not sure how to take action? Here’s some step-by-step advice on how to file for a restraining order in New Jersey. Read more

5 Pitfalls Of DIY Divorce

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DIY divorce might sound like it will be easier on your budget, and perhaps easier in general. But is this really true? Before you decide on self-representation, check out common pitfalls that can make the total cost (and total frustration) of a DIY divorce quickly add up. Read more

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6 Ways To Get More Holiday Parenting Time With Your Kids

holiday parenting timeIf you are divorced or separated and your scheduled parenting plan says your children will be spending the holidays with your former spouse, you may be wondering if there’s any possible way to still see your kids on the holiday. The answer for most co-parents is: yes! Here are six practical tips to help you negotiate contact time with your children during Christmas or Hanukkah, and other days during this special time of year.   Read more

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Divorce Dilemma: My Spouse Is Hiding Income

hidden sources of incomeIf your spouse does not provide full income disclosure during your divorce, it can set you up to receive an unfair settlement, including lowered amounts of alimony and child support. Are you suspicious that your spouse is withholding critical financial information? Here are some tips for making sure your divorce settlement adds up. Read more