Trapped In Lockdown With Your Ex? 5 Action Steps To Get Your Divorce Moving Again 

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When New Jersey’s COVID-19 stay at home orders went into effect in March, many divorcing spouses across the state found themselves in the not so ideal situation of needing to stay together under one roof.

These circumstances may have led some couples to consider reconciling. But for most, spending these last few months trapped together has been an uncomfortable purgatory, with the divorce process feeling scattered and stuck.

Have your divorce plans been derailed by COVID-19? Check out these 5 key action steps you can take to get your divorce moving again.  Read more

High Profile Divorce in New York: What Should Mary Kate Olsen Do?

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In high profile divorce news out of New York, actress Mary Kate Olsen made headlines this week when her request for an emergency filing for divorce from husband Olivier Sarkozy was denied by the New York courts.  Read more

For Divorce Privacy, Choose Your Grounds Wisely 

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Almost every celebrity divorce is ripe for gossip. But since reality star Kristin Cavallari and former pro football player Jay Cutler announced their split last week, the pair has found themselves in a media firestorm of speculation over their marriage’s demise. 

What has put this particular celebrity divorce in the spotlight? It all stems from a very basic divorce mistake: Not understanding the privacy consequences of choosing certain grounds for divorce.  Read more

Preparing Your Coronavirus Co-Parenting Plan for the Road Ahead

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Based on the latest from Governor Murphy on the anticipated end for the COVID-19 lockdown, things are gradually improving in New Jersey, but we still appear to be weeks away from anything resembling a “return to normal.” 

What does this mean for divorced co-parents who have been juggling temporary changes to their child custody plans since the pandemic began? Signs point to the juggle needing to continue for now, and possibly until school starts again in the fall.

So for you and your ex, it’s a good time to check in on your COVID-19 custody and parenting time plans. Are you ready for coronavirus co-parenting for the long haul? 

As you get your game together, here are some tips and ideas for smoother co-parenting through the remainder of lockdown and beyond. Read more

What If You Get Sick? Protecting Your Children With a Power of Attorney 

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It is the thought keeping parents up at night: Who will take care of my children if I come down with COVID-19?

If you are married, you may be counting on your spouse to shoulder care duties. But what if you both fall ill with coronavirus? If you’re divorced, will your child’s co-parent be reliable or fully available? The answers aren’t always so clear. Read more

Bari Z. Weinberger Named To 2020 Best Lawyers For Families In New Jersey List

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Congratulations to Bari Z. Weinberger, our firm’s founder and managing partner, for being named to the list of New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families for 2020, as voted on by the readers of New Jersey Family magazine. Read more

4 Smart Ways To Speed Up Your Divorce

Looking to get a “quick divorce”? The state you live in — and the process you use for your divorce — can play a big role in how long it takes to legally say “I don’t.” 

In a new article published in Reader’s Digest, “If You Need a Divorce, These States Are the Fastest…and the Slowest,” family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger examines why divorce can lag in some states compared to others. Live in a state like California, Rhode Island, South Carolina or Arkansas? Find out why your divorce may up end up taking longer than those living in speedier states like Alaska, Nevada, New Hampshire and New Jersey.

However, just because you live in a “slow divorce” state doesn’t mean there is nothing you can do to expedite the divorce process. And if you live in a “speedier” state for divorce, you need to be aware of pitfalls that can still push you off the fast track. Below, find some of Bari’s favorite time-saving divorce tips — good for no matter where you live. Read more

Family Law Expert Bari Z. Weinberger Answers Coronavirus Custody & Divorce Questions

The coronavirus has turned life upside down, and we’ve heard from so many of you with serious questions…about your custody situation and time with your kids, your divorce, and other family law matters. 

What if your ex is refusing to follow your custody order? 

What if you get sick…who’s going to take care of your child?

What if you can’t keep up with support payments? 

And if you’re getting divorced, how do you deal with court delays? 

Watch family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger answer these pressing questions, and more. Prefer to read? A transcript of her video is below.

Can we help you? Call us at 888-888-0919 to speak with an attorney for free. Phone or video consultations are available.  Read more

In Case Of Future Divorce, Meghan And Harry’s Move To California Could Have Major Impact

In Megxit news, it has been revealed that Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have left Canada and will now make their new permanent home in Hollywood, California. 

The move will put Harry and Meghan closer to Meghan’s mom Doria, and may be a strategic choice to help Meaghan restart her acting career.

But moving to Hollywood also comes with a significant legal change for the couple: California’s community property laws.  Read more

Get Answers To Your Urgent Coronavirus Child Custody & Divorce Questions

Coronavirus Child Custody Nj Divorce QuestionsCoronavirus & Child Custody: Has the COVID-19 emergency disrupted your parenting time with your child? Are you divorcing and not sure what your options are? Can you temporarily reduce or stop child support or alimony?

Family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger, founder and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, will go Live on Facebook this Sunday, March 29 at 6 pm ET to answer key questions she’s been receiving over the past few weeks from worried and anxious parents and those experiencing other family law matters.

Update: Watch the Replay below!

RSVP Now! Get answers to urgent questions such as….

  • How do I know what our emergency parenting time plan should be?
  • What if my ex is a healthcare worker? Can I stop parenting time?
  • What do I do if I feel unwell and my ex can’t care for the kids?
  • My ex is keeping the kids until this is over. Can I “get back” this lost parenting time in the future?
  • I filed for divorce just before the pandemic began. How do I keep my divorce on track?
  • I had to close my family run business and don’t have an income. Can I stop/reduce support payments?
Like our WLG Facebook page to get an alert for the Live and receive updates on coronavirus and your parental rights in New Jersey during this time of crisis. Bari is live Sunday, March 29 at 6 pm on our Facebook page. Don’t miss this crucial information.

Need help right now? Schedule a FREE virtual consultation with one of our family law attorneys to discuss your custody or divorce concerns. Safeguard your kids, and yourself. Call us at today at 888-888-0919, or please click the green button.

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