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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

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Ranks In Top Third Of Best Places to Work in New Jersey

BestPlacesLogo2015cmyk-2We are pleased to announced that Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group has earned the rank of 31 on this year’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in New Jersey! Read more

How Do You Find A NJ Divorce Attorney?

It’s a question that’s probably foremost on your mind since you and your spouse made the decision to split. How exactly do you go about finding a divorce attorney? And more than that, how you find the NJ divorce attorney who will do the best job at representing your needs? Read more

Lessons from the Holmes-Cruise Divorce

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise reached a settlement agreement in their headline-making divorce only 11 days after Katie filed in New York to end the marriage. The contents of the agreement are confidential, but the statement released by Katie’s legal team, “We are thrilled for Katie and her family and are excited to watch as she embarks on the next chapter of her life,” seems to be a telltale sign that the actress got exactly what she wanted. How did she do it? Here are three key ways Katie’s approach to divorce was incredibly smart: Read more

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

American Women Must Pay Child Support in International Adoption Case

You may remember headlines back in April 2010 when Tory Hansen, an American woman who adopted a Russian boy, sent the child back to Moscow on a one-way flight accompanied by a letter saying the boy was disturbed, violent and she didn’t want him anymore. The incident created such an uproar that Russia temporarily halted U.S. adoptions. Read more

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group Opens New Offices in Freehold

To better serve clients in Monmouth Country and the rest of southern and central New Jersey, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce the opening of a second office in Freehold. Our law group’s headquarters will remain in Parsippany, serving northern New Jersey. WLG is happy to place our attorneys and law offices in closer and more convenient locations for our clients. As always, we understand that being able to meet with your divorce attorney easily and face-to-face is a important priority.

WLG is also excited to have attorney Robyn N. Howlett heading up the new office. Robyn comes to WLG with considerable experience and expertise in all matters related to divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and the division of assets, dissolution of domestic partnerships, civil unions, and domestic violence matters. Clients can expect the same high level of representation for their family law and divorce legal services, no matter which location they visit.

The new office opened its doors for business on Monday, May 7, 2012 and is located at 4400 Highway 9 (Route 9) South, Suite 1000, Freehold, NJ 07728. For more information or to set up a free consultation at our Freehold office, call Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group at (888) 888-0919 or (732) 252-0000.

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

4 Key Traits for Finding the Best Divorce Lawyer & Questions to Ask

How to Find the Best
You’ve come to the end of the road: your marriage isn’t working, and you want out. But you don’t know the first thing about how to begin the divorce process, or what the steps are between filing and finalization. So the obvious move is to find a divorce lawyer… but how do decide who would be best for you and your situation? How do you select one who will help you get what you want without emptying your wallet? Read more

Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders: What to Worry About With the New Jersey Process

The horrifying case of a New Jersey women stabbed 27 times by her ex-boyfriend who ignored a restraining order is a powerful reminder of how important it is for every victim of domestic violence to be backed up by the legal system. In our work with clients affected by domestic violence, we know that understanding the process of obtaining a restraining order and what is needed to make a TRO (temporary restraining order) permanent and “final” are critical steps to staying safe.

If you are preparing to file for an order of protection, we offer (below) further tips and helpful information that you can use along with the more in-depth information we have put together on How to File Forms & Find Help with The Restraining Order Process in a Domestic Violence Case. You will also find visual aides, worksheets and PDFs to print out to help you with getting a restraining order in a domestic violence situation and the legal process it entails in New Jersey:
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