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A Guide to Contested Divorce in New Jersey

Does your divorce involve a high degree of disagreement and conflict? If you’re dealing with such hotly contested issues as child custody disputes, disagreements over who keeps the house, or you’re fighting over alimony, child support payments, business interests and other financial issues, A Guide to Contested Divorce in New Jersey has the information you need to help you reach a fair settlement and finally move on with your life. In clear, empowering language, Bari Z. Weinberger offers readers the opportunity to:

– Gain an overview of the divorce process in New Jersey, including how to initiate a divorce filing and how to respond to divorce papers if you are not the filing spouse.

-Learn the first steps involved in the contested divorce process, including attending a case management conference, participating in the discovery process, attending parenting programs, and participating in a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel (MESP).

-Understand the factors used by courts in determining case track assignments and trial dates.

-Find out what goes on in the courtroom during a divorce trial, how witnesses are called to the stand, and which helpful experts you may want to have testify on your behalf, including real estate appraisers, mental health experts, and forensic accountants.

-Gain valuable tips for making a good impression in all your courtroom dealings.

-Discover options available at every step to help you resolve your issues and change your contested divorce into an uncontested divorce.

What readers are saying…
“You can’t walk into a divorce trial cold. If there’s even a hint that your divorce won’t be settled without a fight, read this guide.” T.H., Bergen County

“Every state has different rules when it comes to contested divorce and divorce trials. It is great to have a guide in my hands that addresses New Jersey divorce and the New Jersey divorce trial system. I finally feel informed!” A.C., Morris County

“For some very good reasons, my divorce ending up going to trial. My Weinberger Law Group attorney was a courtroom star! I couldn’t have asked for better. I am happy to see the same ‘Weinberger Wisdom’ on display in this guide.” J.B., Monmouth County

About the Author: Bari Z. Weinberger, Esq. is a certified matrimonial law attorney and founding partner of Weinberger Law Group. With offices located throughout New Jersey, Weinberger Law Group is New Jersey’s largest law firm dedicated solely to divorce and family law. In addition to working with clients, Ms. Weinberger is the Associate Author of the New Jersey Family Law Practice, 15th Ed., 2013, a 5-volume treatise utilized by virtually every family law judge and practitioner in the State of New Jersey.

Is your divorce headed to trial? Empower yourself each step of the way with this concise guide to New Jersey contested divorce. When you need to litigate, you don’t want to be in the dark about key issues that can affect your divorce’s outcome. Court date already set? Gain valuable tips for going before the judge feeling prepared and ready to make your case!

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