Here’s What Happened To NJ’s Domestic Violence Cases During Covid-19 — And What You Can Do To Get Help 

nj domestic violence covid-19A NY Times article from the height of the Covid-19 pandemic found that domestic violence rates around the globe were rising, spurred by Covid-19 lockdowns, economic distress, and victims driven even further into isolation.

Concerned about similar spikes in domestic abuse that may be happening here in New Jersey, family law expert Bari Weinberger, our firm’s founder, set out to uncover how factors such as home confinement and court closures have impacted statewide domestic violence rates.  Read more

Parenting Strategies When Divorcing A Narcissist

parenting strategies when divorcing a narcissist Are you divorcing a narcissist co-parent and wondering how you’ll survive till the kids leave home? Dealing with a high-conflict ex when it comes to the kids is difficult. But don’t despair! Here are some parenting strategies to help you navigate the challenges ahead, and regain your peace of mind. Read more

You Both Want To Call Off The Divorce — What Happens Next?

On Instagram Live last week, singer Cardi B revealed that she and her husband Offset are back together. The marital reconciliation comes just weeks after Cardi filed for divorce from Offset on the grounds their marriage was irretrievably broken. The two share a young child. 

So, what happens now? Their divorce was heating up and looked like it was headed for a public courtroom showdown. It’s great news that the couple wants to give marriage a second try, but what about the legal side of things? What happens to the divorce court legal process when a divorce is called off?  Read more

20 Signs You’re Married To A Narcissist

narcissist mistakeIs your spouse simply charming and confident? Or are these personality traits signs of something darker? Read on to find out if you might be married to a narcissist. Read more

How Does A Narcissist React To Divorce?

Narcissists are notorious for having extreme reactions, and the way they respond to divorce can be apocalyptic. Even if the narcissist wanted the divorce, the fact that the marriage ended tarnishes their image and makes them feel shame. And because narcissists can’t see their part in problems, they project that shame outward. Are you preparing to divorce a narcissist? Make sure you educate yourself about the ways your spouse will likely behave during divorce. Read more

Cyberbullying: Protect Your From The Narcissist’s Favorite Tool For Divorce Revenge

In divorce, a narcissist ex can be like a moth to the flame when it comes to negative social media posting. 

The reason why? Efficiency: In one fell swoop, a manipulative Facebook rant or Tweet can reach your friends and family, your kids’ teachers, your boss, and people you’ve never even met. The goal? Getting others to see and hopefully chime in about what an awful person your poor ex has had to deal with all these years. These likes and sympathetic comments provide the “narcissistic supply” this personality type needs to soothe their fragile egos. 

It’s destructive and dysfunctional behavior, and there is also a name for it: 

Cyberbullying.  Read more

Public Vs. Private Divorce: Cardi B Shows Why Divorce Privacy Is Worth Protecting

Why is it so important to protect the privacy of your divorce? 

The latest person with an answer to this question may be singer Cardi B.  Read more

Can My Spouse And I Work Towards A Non-Hostile Divorce?

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If your marriage was riddled with conflict you may find the tension is amplified now that divorce is underway. But despite the acrimony between you and your ex, it is still possible to work towards a non-hostile divorce.

And if you have children, it’s essential that you try to disengage and/or resolve disputes. Why? Studies show that children are far more impacted by a high-conflict divorce than they are by divorce itself.

So, if you’re ready to ramp down conflict between you and your ex, read on for how to keep hostility to a minimum in your divorce

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Get Answers To Your Family Law Questions

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group wishes everyone a very safe and peaceful long weekend! Our offices throughout New Jersey will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of the Labor Day holiday, but will reopen bright and early on September 8 at 8:30 AM for regular business hours.

We understand that if you are considering divorce or dealing with a family law matter, the questions and concerns on your mind don’t take a holiday. Will your co-parenting plans need to change due to remote learning as the new school year begins? Did you still not get back parenting time you may have lost during the spring’s pandemic emergency? Recently made the decision to divorce and want to know your best next steps for getting divorced during Covid? Read more

WLG Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers In America List

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Weinberger Divorce and Family Law Group is delighted to announce that two of our Managing Partners, Bari Weinberger and Robyn Howlett, have been named to the prestigious Best Lawyers in America list for 2021. Both attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers® in the area of Family Law after undergoing a rigorous nomination and peer-voting process. This is the third consecutive year Ms. Weinberger has received this honor.

Family law experts Bari and Robyn are both Certified Matrimonial Attorneys, an accolade earned by only about 2% of all attorneys in the state. This designation is granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to lawyers who demonstrate sufficient levels of education, knowledge, experience, and skills in matrimonial law.  Bari and Robyn have practiced family law for over 20 years each, and their mastery of family law is recognized further in this Best Lawyers award.

“Robyn and I are delighted to receive this incredibly meaningful recognition. It’s a great honor to know that our work for our family law clients is held in such high regard by our esteemed peers in the New Jersey legal community.”

“The best part of this achievement is that it’s truly a reflection of the legal mastery and knowledge our team of attorneys freely share with each other. We all help each other in delivering our clients the very best in care. It’s wonderful to have this recognized,” notes Bari Weinberger

About Bari Weinerger

Founder and managing partner Bari Weinberger is a divorce and family law expert, named a Top Woman in the Law by the New Jersey Law Journal and has been honored as a New Jersey Super Lawyer and a Best Lawyer for several consecutive years. Bari is a highly experienced divorce lawyer and family law mediator. She is also a published author and frequent media contributor on divorce and family law for both local and national audiences.

About Robyn Howlett

Managing Partner Robyn Howlett is designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Attorney. A family law expert. Robyn has special training in collaborative divorce, which enables her clients to avoid litigation through a non-adversarial settlement process. She has been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law in New Jersey and has been selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple years.

 

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About the Best Lawyers in America® List

The Best Lawyers award is one of the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-reviewed honors. The annual Best Lawyers in America lists are compiled based upon an exhaustive peer review evaluation with over 83,000 industry-leading lawyers eligible to vote upon the legal abilities of the nominated lawyers. Lists and peer reviews are based upon specific practice areas.

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Press Release:  Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers In America 2021