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Questions to Ask a Divorce Attorney During an Initial Consultation

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Once you and your spouse have made the decision to divorce, choosing the attorney who will represent and guide you through the legal process of ending your marriage can be the most important divorce-related decision you’ll make.

Who do you pick? Even if you’ve received a referral to a New Jersey family law attorney from a friend or relative, it’s still critical to check the attorney’s qualifications, including his or her familiarity and expertise with New Jersey family law. The best way to find out what you need to know is to set up a consultation. When you do speak, consider asking a prospective attorney the following specific questions: Read more

Getting Divorced? 4 Reasons Why It’s A Good Idea To Hire An Attorney

The most important decision you may make after deciding to get a divorce? Whether or not to hire a divorce attorney. In New Jersey, an individual involved in a divorce or family law issue has the option to hire an attorney or go it alone and represent themselves in their matter before the courts (what is legally called representing oneself pro se).

On the fence about what’s best for you and your divorce? Here are five factors to take into consideration when making the choice to pursue legal assistance. Read more

Divorce: Should You Be the First to File?

No one wants to be blindsided by divorce, but if you and your spouse have reached the point where ending your marriage seems inevitable, you may be wondering whether or not you should go ahead and be the first to file, or bide your time and make your spouse do all the legwork of serving you with divorce papers. Which is more advantageous? Here are some important factors to take into consideration: Read more

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Filing for Divorce


It’s no secret that the holiday season is a time of year when many couples begin to contemplate or move forward with plans to divorce. Whether it’s the stress of the “maintaining appearances” during the holidays that lead a couple to realize their marriage is over, or the desire for one or both parties to get off to start fresh in the New Year, it’s common to see an uptick in divorce filings in early January.

Are you contemplating divorce as 2013 ends and 2014 begins? Deciding whether or not to stay married may be one of the most significant decisions you will ever make. It’s definitely not something to take lightly, nor a choice to make in haste. So how do you know it really is time to start moving forward with a divorce filing? Here are five important questions to ask yourself: Read more

WLG Attorney Raquel Vallejo Named NJ Hispanic Bar Association Trustee

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group associate Raquel Vallejo, Esq. has been sworn in as a Trustee for the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, representing Union County. Ms. Vallejo was recognized at HBA-NJ’s 34th Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony, held October 30 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Hills, NJ. Read more