10 Celebrities Who Divorced Before the Ink was Dry on Their Marriage

In the world of celebrities, divorces occur almost as frequently as marriages. These celebrities couldn’t wait to get hitched… and then divorced. Here’s a look at the ten shortest marriages of all time: Read more

CBS 2: Growing Trend of Baby Boomers Divorcing After Many Years Of Marriage

In a growing trend, more and more baby boomers are divorcing after years of marriage. As CBS 2 New York reports, the spike in the number of so-called “gray divorces” is backed up by some very stark statistics. Since 1990, the divorce rate has doubled to 1 in 4 in couples where both partners are over 50. And after age 40, it’s often the wife who wants the the divorce. Read more

Staying Organized During Divorce

Filing for divorce often brings with it a tsunami of paperwork, including required court forms, paperwork requested from your attorneys, financial records, and change of address paperwork for your child’s school. Getting a divorce may also mean suddenly having a new daily schedule or finding your days filled with appointments, from attorney visits to appointments with a family therapist. Sound overwhelming? It doesn’t have to be, as long as you start with these four easy steps to get organized–and stay organized–during your divorce: Read more

Bling it on: Why you shouldn’t fight over valuables — and how to avoid the battle

Division of assets during divorce can lead to some pretty nasty arguments. But when divorcing couples fight over “stuff”, whether it’s valuables or tchatchkes, it’s almost always a battle over intangibles. Memories, family associations, and ideals about love and marriage are at the heart of such arguments. In the confusion and turmoil of divorce, people will battle blindly to hold on to physical “anchors” they associate with emotions — even if it makes matters worse!

One way to avoid such arguments is to limit the number of things you are willing to fight over. Here’s a process to try (and if you can get your spouse to do the same, it will work even better): Read more

Damage Control: How to Have a Child-Centered Divorce

{Part 2 of our 2-part series on Children and Divorce.}

Divorce can be a tough life change — that’s a given. But when you have children, it is infinitely harder to come up with a divorce plan that makes the process as painless as possible for the kids. Read more

Heidi and Seal Divorce: Can a Post-Nuptial Agreement Be Challenged?

Supermodel, Project Runway host, and entrepreneur Heidi Klum has accumulated a fortune worth an estimated $70 million. But is her soon-to-be ex-husband Seal entitled to any of it? Read more

CBS 2 TV: The New ‘Social’ Face of Divorce

If you are like most people, you have probably checked out an old boyfriend or girlfriend on Facebook or Twitter. But as Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group’s Bari Weinberger and other legal experts discuss in a new CBS 2 News TV report, this seemingly harmless behavior is going a lot further — and leading to the end of more and more marriages. According to Bari Weinberger, too few people realize that what they post, tweet, and text can and will be used against them in divorce court. “The evidence is shocking and the courts are starting to rely heavily upon it,” she confirms for CBS reporter Kristine Johnson. Read more

Divorce—A Healing Process? Sometimes, Yes.

There are dozens of books and web pages about how to heal from a divorce. What few people talk about is how a divorce can itself be a healing process. Here are a few circumstances where that might be true — situations where a married couple might actually begin a healing process by splitting up: Read more

Talking to Your Child About Divorce

Talking to Children about Divorce

{This post is part 1 of our 2-part series on Children and Divorce.}

As parents, talking to your children about your decision to divorce will likely rank among the most important conversations you ever have with your kids. How and what you tell your children can help them feel loved and secure, even in the midst of turmoil and change. Read more

How to Hire a Divorce Mediator

Divorce Mediation in New Jersey

In divorce mediation, you and your spouse (and your respective divorce attorneys) meet with a neutral third party, the mediator, and with his or her help, amicably work to reach agreements on all the pertinent issues of divorce, including child custody, division of assets, and child support and alimony payments.  Read more