Who Gets To Keep The Engagement Ring?

Who gets to keep the engagement ring

Breaking up is hard to do, but for many couples, figuring out who gets to keep the engagement ring as their relationship or marriage ends can sometimes become contentious.

Should the recipient be able to keep this most precious (and often very expensive) gift? Or is the giver of the ring entitled to a return?

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Considering a Prenuptial Agreement? A Lesson From Kim and Kanye

kim and kanye divorce prenup

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As Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s divorce continues to make news, new details have emerged about the couple’s prenuptial agreement, signed a few months before their 2014 wedding. Far from being just another piece of celebrity gossip, this latest development has some teachable lessons for any couple in 2022 thinking about putting a prenup in place. Read more

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

Philip Maenza NJ Divorce Mediator

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC 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

5 Signs You CAN Save Your Marriage

Going through a bad spell in your marriage and wondering if it’ll last? Instead of focusing on problems, try thinking of solutions. Here are 5 signs that you and your spouse have the skills to save your marriage and make things work. Read more

Divorce Doesn’t Have To Get Messy! Free Divorce Webinar

Divorce Doesnt Have to Get Messy webinar

Does divorce have to be aggressive, contentious and a constant battle?  NO.  There IS another way.

Yes, you CAN have a low conflict divorce.
Yes, you CAN maintain a positive relationship with your spouse throughout your divorce.
Yes, you CAN be left in a good place with your ex, able to co-parent well, and without animosity.

On Tuesday November 21, family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger will give an overview of the legal options and HOW to achieve this. In this free, live webinar divorce expert Ms Weinberger will illustrate the perils that can wreck your chances of a ‘good’ divorce and 3 of the legal strategies you can use in New Jersey to keep your divorce peaceful and positive. Register here.

Divorce Doesn’t Have To Get Messy talks us through:

  • What are the perils and potential pitfalls that can mess up your divorce, your kids, and your future?
  • How to keep your divorce out of the courtroom
  • What are the alternatives to a litigated divorce in NJ?
  • How to keep your divorce low-conflict
  • Your legal options …and more!

Bring your notepad and your questions and we will answer your divorce questions live! Register for this webinar via the link below. Guest list is strictly confidential and places are strictly limited.


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3 Key Divorce Mistake To Avoid

3 divorce mistakes to avoid

Is is possible to go through divorce with minimum stress and conflict, and still protect your assets, your children — and your sanity? Yes! Here are three key things to avoid to achieve a good divorce without so much struggle.  Read more

27 Ways To Have The Best Divorce

have a good divorce

You can hate your ex and still have a good divorce…with a little extra effort. From putting aside your negative feelings to keeping legal fees down and your children’s spirits up, read on for 27 ways to have the best divorce possible. Read more

Are Men Entitled To Alimony?

men receive alimony

Do men really get alimony from their wives? Or since marriage equality — their husbands? It is a fairly frequent question that has been asked over the years here in New Jersey.

What’s the answer? Read more

Want A Quick Divorce? Mediation May Be The Answer

mediation saves time and moneyWhen divorcing spouses cannot or will not work out their differences, they may end up before the courts in a divorce trial. The trial itself often takes several days, if not weeks, and the hearings that precede the trial can take months or even years in some cases. Is there an alternative to this frequently drawn out process? Yes. It’s a way to divorce known as mediation. As a divorce process, mediation can save couples time (and money) and the stress of a divorce trial. Read more

New Jersey Divorce Chronicles, Part 9: Dividing Marital Property

marital asset divisionIn our last installment of our ongoing case study series, we saw how the Marriage Early Settlement Panel (MESP) made recommendations for property distribution in Robert and Sharon’s divorce case, filed in New Jersey family court. Today we will look at how the distribution process might work in private divorce mediation. Read more