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New Jersey Attorney Bari Zell Weinberger Answers to Your Questions About Military Divorce

March 14th, 2017

If you or your spouse is serving in the military, there are special rules you need to be aware of as you go through the divorce process. Issues such as child custody and support, alimony, and division of pensions are dealt with differently than in a civilian divorce. Bari Zell Weinberger, a renowned family lawyer in New Jersey, answers common questions military couples have when divorcing.


New Jersey Attorney Bari Zell Weinberger Can You Really Have a ‘Friendly Divorce’?

March 7th, 2017

We often hear the term “conscious uncoupling” and couples who manage to go through an amicable divorce. Is it really possible to have a friendly divorce, and if so, what steps can a couple take to have one? In this podcast, New Jersey family lawyer Bari Zell Weinberger answers this question and discusses the various lower-conflict divorce methods available to help couples separate amicably.


Chicago Family Law Attorney Candace Meyers on Maintenance

February 24th, 2017

In Illinois, money that one spouse pays the other spouse during and/or following a divorce is called maintenance. Candace Meyers, a Chicago family law attorney, educates listeners and answers commonly asked questions about maintenance, including who is eligible to receive maintenance; how long does someone have to pay maintenance; how much can someone receive in maintenance; and how is maintenance paid from one spouse to the other.


Chicago Family Lawyer Candace Meyers on Enforcement of Court Orders

February 23rd, 2017

In cases where an ex-spouse violates a court order – such as not paying child or spousal support, or violating the terms of a parenting agreement – there are steps a party can take to enforce the order. In this podcast, Chicago family lawyer Candace Meyers answers common enforcement-related questions and walks listeners through the process of enforcing a court order.


Beaverton Divorce Lawyer Laura Schantz on Property Division

February 20th, 2017

When a divorcing couple lives in an equitable distribution state such as Oregon, they can expect marital assets and debts to be divided equitably – not equally. In this podcast, Beaverton divorce lawyer Laura Schantz answers commonly asked questions about property division, including: whether or not fault ever plays a role in asset division; how retirement assets are divided in a divorce; things to consider when one spouse wants to keep the marital home; and much more.


Beaverton Family Lawyer Laura Schantz on Domestic Abuse

February 16th, 2017

Oftentimes in divorce cases, restraining orders come into play. In this podcast, Beaverton family lawyer Laura Schantz answers the most commonly asked questions about domestic abuse and restraining orders, including: how to get a restraining order in Oregon; what protections restraining orders provide; the importance of evidence in a restraining order hearing; and more. She provides advice to both victims of domestic abuse as well as those who have to defend themselves against false allegations.


Chicago Divorce Lawyer Arin Fife on Dividing Retirement Assets

February 6th, 2017

Regardless of whether you’re divorcing in your 30s or your 60s, it’s important to pay attention to retirement assets such as a pension. In this podcast, Chicago divorce lawyer Arin Fife outlines what you need to know about the different retirement plans that may come up during a divorce – such as IRAs, 401(k)s, and 403(b)s – and how they’re divided. She also discusses the role of QDROs in a divorce, whether or not Social Security benefits can be divided, and much more.


Chicago Family Lawyer Arin Fife on Parenting Time and Responsibilities

January 31st, 2017

In 2016, several changes were made to family law in Illinois, including changing the terms “visitation” and “custody” to “parenting time” and “parental responsibilities”. In this podcast, Chicago family lawyer Arin Fife explains what these changes mean for divorcing spouses with children in Illinois. She also discusses child support, including how the amount is determined and a new law that will go into effect this summer.


Toms River Family Law Attorney Sonya K. Zeigler on Property Division

December 22nd, 2016

In the state of New Jersey, assets and debts are divided equitably between divorcing spouses. The court determines which assets are marital and which assets are separate, and considers numerous factors before finalizing a property division order. Sonya K. Zeigler, a Toms River family law attorney, discusses common issues related to property division in New Jersey, including: what a financially inexperienced person can do to ensure they get their fair share, whether or not gifts such as engagement rings are considered marital property, how pensions are calculated and divided during divorce, and tax considerations couples should be aware of when divorcing.


Toms River Family Lawyer Sonya K. Zeigler Answers Frequently Asked Divorce Questions

December 20th, 2016

From what you should ask when choosing a divorce lawyer to when you should consider litigation, there are many questions divorcing couples find themselves asking during the divorce process. Sonya K. Zeigler, a Toms River family lawyer, answers the most frequently asked questions that come up during the divorce process in New Jersey.