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Mediation: The Way to Get a Quick and Cheap Divorce

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

So you and your spouse have decided to proceed with the dreaded “D” word – Divorce. You’ve heard horror stories about it taking years and costing tons of money in legal feels and smartly, you want to avoid all of that. Well guess what? You totally can! In October of 2015, the legislature enacted… Read More »

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Divorce Depositions Do’s and Dont’s

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Having your deposition taken during your divorce can be a scary and uncomfortable event.  After all, it is essentially the opportunity, in an adversarial setting, for a professional to interrogate you.  But, with these helpful tips, you can maximize your risk of success! DO prepare for your deposition with your lawyer.  Preparation sessions give… Read More »

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What Happens to the ‘Home’ in a Divorce?

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

There are many hard decisions to make and tough decisions to consider when a family is going through a divorce. Issues that immediately come to mind might be ‘where will my children live’ or ;when will I see my children’. Other questions sometimes are focused on financial issues, like ‘will I be able to… Read More »

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Self-Care and Promoting Good Health During Divorce

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Nowadays everyone talks about self-care and it’s become a catch phrase. But really, what does self-care mean? How does it apply to you and why is it important? As we pass the two year mark of the pandemic, self-care has never been more crucial as mental health issues increase and our stress increases from… Read More »

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6 Ways Your Social and Professional Network Can Help You with Your Divorce

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Bring a detail-oriented family member or friend to your first few meetings with your lawyer.  Divorce is more often than not a very stressful time for people, especially during the beginning stages, and having a second set of eyes and ears and a careful note taker often proves very helpful.  Once the process has… Read More »

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An Interview with a Process Server

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Before a court will hear your case, you must notify the other party that the case has been filed. This is called  “service.” Someone over 18 who is not involved in the case must serve the other party. This can be accomplished by a friend, a family member, or the sheriff. But, perhaps the… Read More »

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Divorce & Defamation: What is Johnny Depp suing Amanda Heard for?

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

On April 12, 2022, Johnny Depp’s defamation case against Amber Heard began. Since then, there have been daily blogs, news stories, and thousands of memes. Depp is suing Heard for defamation for statements Heard made about being a victim of domestic violence in a newspaper article following the parties’ divorce in 2017.[1] Many times… Read More »

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Best Practices for Post-Separation Travel with Children

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Spring and summer breaks are upon us. It’s starting to feel more like a normal post-Covid world. You have two year-old travel vouchers waiting to be used. So naturally, it’s finally time to take a real vacation with the kids! But perhaps in these last couple of years you and your children’s other parent… Read More »

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What Can We Learn (NOT to do) From Kanye West’s Social Media Posts

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Kanye West’s recent social media posts about his wife Kim Kardashian, their children, their divorce, and Kim’s relationship with comedian Pete Davidson has thrust the topic of online postings and comments during divorces and legal disputes into the public spotlight. Though some Kanye backers are quick to point to Kanye’s artistic expression and unique… Read More »

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THE TOP 3 FACTORS THAT PLACE CHILDREN OF DIVORCE AT RISK AND HOW TO MINIMIZE THEM

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

High Conflict A high conflict divorce process often leads to less emotional availability and less sensitivity towards their children by divorcing parents.  The result for children of high conflict divorce processes can be emotional insecurity, acting out, depression, anxiety and a negative impact on the immune system. These significant negative impacts may be minimized… Read More »

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