As millennials prepare to march down the aisle this wedding season, there are new and compelling reasons why so many members of this digital generation are demanding a good old-fashioned prenuptial agreement as part of their wedding plans. Read more
If you’re a worrier by nature, you may wonder how you’ll manage your anxiety during one of the most stressful events anyone could face: divorce. How will you survive financially? What if you and your ex can’t agree on custody? Will you be alone the rest of your life? Read on to learn how Alex, a 37-year-old health club owner, managed his anxiety disorder during divorce. Read more
We are pleased to announce that several Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group attorneys have been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for 2018. Read more
You’ve decided to end your marriage but feel paralyzed by the plethora of what seems like conflicting information. Plus, the emotional aspects of dividing assets and negotiating custody can make it hard to think clearly. Read on to learn how Robin, a 43-year-old nurse, did her research so she could proceed confidently with her divorce. Read more
A child custody schedule that makes sense for a toddler may no longer work for a teenager. But modifying parenting time can be difficult when co-parents disagree on what’s appropriate or worse, question each other’s motives for requesting the modification. Read on to find out how businessman Kevin used mediation to negotiate more time with his son. Read more
We’re advocates of all victims of domestic violence. But today, in honor of International Women’s Day 2018, we’re putting the needs of women in the spotlight. For you — or for a woman in your life who you fear is trapped in an abusive relationship — here are some important reminders that you deserve safety and protection. You deserve to break free. Read more
Asking your fiancé to sign a prenuptial agreement isn’t exactly a romantic conversation-starter, but it doesn’t have to ruin your relationship. In fact, a prenup can set the stage for a stable marriage by preventing disagreements and misunderstandings down the line.
Read on to find out how CEO Sam broached the subject with his fiancée, Claire. Read more
As part of the divorce process, parents must decide who will claim their child as a dependent on their income taxes. One parent may claim the child every year, or parents may agree to an alternating year schedule.
When children are very young, divorcing parents are mainly concerned with who gets to claim the dependent child tax credit. However, when children enter college, other tax credits and deductions become available that parents may not have been aware of during their divorce.
Have a child in college — and is it your turn to claim them as a dependent? Check out these four extra tax breaks that you could help you reduce how much you owe the IRS. Read more
Is your child complaining about your ex? Does he or she get anxious before visitation? Before you jump to conclusions and accuse your former spouse of shoddy parenting, try to figure out why your child is voicing concerns with his other parent. Read more
Most people go through a grief process after divorce, but if you’re stuck in the “coulda, woulda, shoulda” phase, it’s a sign that you haven’t accepted the fact that your marriage is over.
Wondering if you might have saved your relationship if you’d done things differently won’t change what happened. It will, however, keep you from moving forward. Read on to learn how Kyle, a history professor, finally made peace with his past — and how you can, too! Read more