Divorce Mediation Myths

It may be said that mediation allows for one spouse to dominate the negotiation and take an unfair share from the other, yet this is a myth. The truth is that a mediator will do their best to create an even balance of power between the two parties in order to ensure fairness. If an […] Read More

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Are There Disadvantages to Keeping the House After a Divorce?

There are an infinite number of reasons why a divorce can be difficult but the division of assets and property are certainly up there at the top for being the most stressful. The battle over who gets what when a married couple is no longer together is one that unfortunately many people have to have, […] Read More

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Child Custody and Traveling

While it can be inconvenient at times, it is necessary for divorced parents with custody agreements to take extra steps when they want to bring their child on vacation. New Jersey courts recognize that vacations give children unique opportunities to bond with their parents. As a result, each parent is usually permitted to enjoy reasonable […] Read More

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When Your Child Doesn’t Want to Visit the Other Parent

Divorce proceedings are difficult for children who are usually at the center of custody disputes and arguments between their parents. It’s not uncommon for children to cling to one of their parents during this insecure and tremulous period. When a child expresses a desire to not visit one of the parents, their wishes may or […] Read More

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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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