When Going to Divorce Court is Your Only Option

Getting divorced in an amicable way without ever having to step foot in a courtroom is an ideal scenario, but unfortunately it is not typically the reality for many people. Whether it is because you both cannot come up with a mutual agreement on how to handle your divorce on your own even in mediation, […] Read More

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Knowing How to Calculate and Understand Alimony in New Jersey

Getting a divorce for two people that at one time were very much in love is a tough situation to be in, figuring out how to get by financially especially for the spouse who is not making as much money as the other can be even worse. Understanding what alimony is before you get married […] Read More

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Divorce After 50 Leads to Special Issues That Younger Couples Do Not Face

Whether you have only been married a year or you’ve just celebrated your 40th wedding anniversary, divorce is never an easy solution. The length of time of the marriage may vary for people who get divorced, but many of the reasons behind the decision to divorce are often very similar. Infidelity, financial issues, or even […] Read More

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Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey

Domestic Violence is something that can never be tolerated, and in New Jersey, the laws against those who commit such a heinous crime are very serious. It is very important to be aware of all of the laws surrounding cases such as this, from what is considered an act of domestic violence to who is […] Read More

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What are Premarital Agreements?

When a couple decides to get married, personal property, financial resources, and responsibilities between the two parties become shared assets. Some couples choose to enter into a prenuptial agreement before getting legally married. These agreements are a written, binding contract that clearly specifies each party’s rights after the marriage is finalized. Wealthy individuals may desire […] Read More

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The Differences Between Fault and No-Fault Divorce

Modern laws about divorce have become much more accepting than in the past when it was considered a sin to separate from your spouse. “No fault” divorces can be granted in any state. These types of divorces occur when the spouse requesting a divorce isn’t required to prove that the other party was at fault […] Read More

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Is Your Prenuptial Agreement Valid If It Was Coerced?

Prenuptial agreements are considered a formal contract between two parties. The agreement sets provisions for the division of property, finances and spousal support in the event the parties divorce. Traditionally premarital agreements have been difficult to break, but things have changed in recent years. In 2013, an appellate court upheld a trial court’s decision to invalidate […] Read More

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What To Do When Negotiating A Midweek Shared Custody Schedule

When a couple decides to get divorced and children are involved, it can be difficult for the two parties to come to an agreement without involving a third party. Due to the complicated nature of shared child custody, such decisions are often decided in court. The court always makes its decision with the best interests […] Read More

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Why You Need A Sound Cohabitation Agreement

A lot has changed over the generations and one significant change is how couples choose to live. While marriage is still a popular choice for many couples living together, over the years cohabitation has gained popularity. Cohabitation without marriage is becoming more and more common these days. Recently, this concept has come to be defined […] Read More

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Consequences for Destroying or Disposing of Personal Items Accumulated During Marriage

In recent trending news, a social media story went viral involving a couple going through a divorce. It’s true that in most cases all assets and debts accumulated throughout the marriage will be split evenly between the two parties, but this is obviously not meant to be taken literally as it was in this viral […] Read More

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