The time a client spends litigating a family law case is always difficult. Weinberg & Schwartz's clients can trust that they will be guided through litigation process professionally, ethically and respectfully. Weinberg & Schwartz recognizes the needs of every family in litigation are different and the firm tailors its approach on an individual, case-by-case basis to assist each client's needs.
There is an alternative way to deal with the divorce process called "Collaborative Practice". Collaborative Practice is an out-of-court legal process that allows both parties to retain separate, specially trained attorneys to assist the clients in settling their case without court involvement. Mediation is a process in which a trained neutral person, a "mediator", helps people in a dispute to communicate with one another, to understand each other, and if possible, to reach agreements that are acceptable to the family.
The W&S Pension/QDRO Center has a team of professionals who work with the clients, attorneys & plans to achieve their future goals. When couples get divorced they must decide how to divide their property. Retirement benefits (pensions) are often one of the largest marital assets the parties have in addition to the marital home. Like other assets, pension may be transferred from one spouse to another in cases of divorce to the extent that part of the pension was acquired during the course of the marriage.