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Why Don’t Lawyers Represent Themselves in Their Divorces?

hiring an attorneyIf you were to ask a random attorney if they would consider representing themselves in their own divorce, you would probably be met with a shudder. Contrary to popular belief, most attorneys are not only unwilling to represent themselves, also known as “pro se,” but they also balk at the mere thought of doing so. What’s the problem? Read more

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5 Inside Secrets Divorce Attorneys Don’t Want You To Know

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The process of finding an attorney to represent you in your divorce can feel confusing and overwhelming. Is the lawyer charging a fair price? How do you know his or her style is the right fit? The attorney may seem friendly and attentive now, but what about down the road? Here are 5 inside secrets some divorce attorneys DON’T want you to know about hidden costs and strong-arm tactics to retain clients. Finding a good attorney becomes much easier when you know how to avoid these five common traps. Read more

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Divorce Horror Story: Attack of the Shark Attorney

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When Peter and Brenna separated after 13 years of marriage, they had some issues to work out. Peter’s investment portfolio included several pieces of real estate. Brenna had left her career to stay home with the children (an eight year old and three year old twins) and was worried about how she would support herself. Still, they were sure they could come to an amicable resolution. Peter told Brenna that he was willing to pay her alimony, give her primary custody of the children, and try to figure out a way for her to stay in the family home. Read more

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Bari Weinberger To Lead Divorce Law Education Seminar

Family law attorney Bari Z. Weinberger, founder and managing  partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, will be a featured instructor at the upcoming legal seminar, Divorce Law Guide from A to Z, sponsored by the National Business Institute’s Continuing Legal Education for Professionals program. Read more

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High or Low Retainers: Which Is Best When Hiring An Attorney?

If you are contemplating divorce or are engaged in a child custody, child custody, or alimony dispute post-divorce, having a family attorney by your side to guide you through the legal process concerning your matter is critical. However, with no shortage of New Jersey family law attorneys to pick from, who should you hire to be your lawyer? Read more

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Rupert Murdoch Seeking “Quick, Quiet Divorce”

News of Rupert Murdoch’s divorce from wife of 14 years, Wendi Deng Murdoch, continues to make headlines around the world, but don’t expect to learn the finer details of this high profile divorce anytime soon. As the Huffington Post and other media outlets are report, all signs point to the media mogul seeking a “quiet divorce” out of the spotlight. Read more

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Lessons Learned from Kim Kardashian’s Divorce

The 72-day marriage between reality star Kim Kardashian and NBA player Kris Humphries that resulted in 543 days of disagreements and legal wrangling, is now finally over, thanks to a judge who quietly granted Kardashian a dissolution in the matter in a Los Angeles courthouse this past Friday. Read more

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New Book Addresses Divorce, Family Law Issues for Members of the U.S. Military

Divorces among members of the U.S. military are on the rise, making the new book, Strategies for Military Family Law, extremely relevant to members of the matrimonial and family law community. We are pleased to announce that WLG’s managing parter Bari Weinberger serves as one of the guide’s contributing authors, penning the chapter, “Getting the Best Results for a Military Family Law Client: Understanding the Nuances in this Practice Area.” Fellow WLG Attorney, Patricia Cistaro, also contributed to the chapter. Read more

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Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Welcomes New Family Law Attorney

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce Carmela Novi, Esq. as the newest member of WLG’s growing team of family law attorneys. Read more

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WLG Welcomes Two New Family Law Attorneys

Please join us in welcoming Komal S. Ullah and  Joshua Freeman, two standout family law attorneys we are so excited to have join Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group’s already impressive team of lawyers. Each possesses a unique set of strengths that will make an excellent match for our clients’ diverse needs. Read more

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