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An Interviewer 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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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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Divorce: A Time to Change Your Name?

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

Some people change their name when they get married. Not surprisingly, many people want to change their name when they get divorced. Changing your name, after all, is a way to reinvent yourself and to break with the past. Perhaps that’s what Sam Smith (I should say, formerly) of London, England was thinking when… Read More »

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Valentine, Galentine, Palentine and How it All Started

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

Let’s face it, you either love or hate this holiday which seems to grow bigger and redder every year.  The store displays scream love and candy and it does seem like a fun distraction from the cold and dark month of February. Hallmark makes out on this holiday but what if we embrace the… Read More »

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Top 5 Questions in Divorce Consults

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Top 5 Divorce Consult FAQs One of the things I love about family law is that every case is different. While the issues are often the same, what works for one family will not work for another. That being said, there are some questions that come up in almost all divorce consults. Below are… Read More »

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Five Important Lessons Danny Tanner Taught Us

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2022 started off difficult for many Americans when the unexpected news dropped on January 9th that Bob Saget was found unconscious in his hotel room in Florida following a comedy show, and pronounced dead on the scene. Bob Saget, a comedian, but famously known for his role as Danny Tanner on Full House, died… Read More »

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Why Did I Become a Divorce Lawyer?

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

Every lawyer that has practiced family law, divorce law, child custody law, etc., has been asked by a client, friend, family member, or colleague the same question: What made you want to be in this line of work? The practice of family law can be a difficult space for practitioners. Unlike other types of… Read More »

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Thanksgiving Advice for Family Harmony

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

The holidays can be a ton of stress and often times when the families are together it is a time that brings great joy and bonding, but there sometimes are disagreements which can occur. It is everyone’s wishes to try to keep the peace and the harmony and avoid fighting at all costs. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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