Mediation in Divorce Cases

Divorce in New Jersey is Not an Easy Process Divorce is never an easy process to undergo. Divorce forces individuals to face the painful reality of permanently separating from their respective partners with whom they endeavored to share their lives. At the same time, however, divorce also forces individuals to figure out what comes next […] Read More

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Tips for New Jersey Prenuptial Agreements

Prenups in New Jersey When people get married, they often think that divorce is not a possibility for them. However, given that approximately 41% of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce, it is prudent for those considering marriage to also consider drafting a prenuptial agreement in contemplation of the marriage. Prenuptial […] Read More

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Is There a Time Limit On Filing Domestic Violence Charges in New Jersey?

Domestic violence across the United States is a serious problem, and in 2016 New Jersey had over 63,000 domestic violence offenses. With such a high number of offenses, it would seem logical there would be a nearly-equivalent number of arrests. However, there were only 16,000 arrests for domestic violence during the same period. Very often, […] Read More

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Same-Sex Divorce Issues in New Jersey

Marriages between individuals of the same sex were legalized in New Jersey at the end of 2013, following the ruling in Garden State Equality v. Dow. That ruling held that New Jersey could not put restrictions on marriages between individuals of the same sex that were different than those imposed marriages between individuals of different […] Read More

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Child Support Obligations In New Jersey

In New Jersey, the obligation of parents to provide financial support for their biological or adopted children is constant, but the amount and duration of that obligation depends fully on a multitude of factors. When questions arise regarding a parent’s obligations, the determination as to amount and extent can be resolved either through negotiation or […] Read More

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How To Avoid Overpaying Alimony In New Jersey

Whenever alimony is awarded by a New Jersey court, it is because the court has considered the factors set forth in N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23 and have determined that one of the ex-spouses is in need of being awarded alimony. Oftentimes, the decision to award alimony turns on whether there is a substantial gap in earning capacities […] Read More

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What Should Be Considered When Deciding Divorce Options in New Jersey

For many couples, divorce is the option chosen when all other avenues for saving a marriage have failed. The couples may have tried couples counseling, individual counseling, time apart — none of which worked. The decision to move forward with divorce may be a joint decision, and one that is reached following a good-faith effort […] Read More

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What Makes for Successful Mediation in New Jersey Divorces?

Couples that have reached the point of filing for divorce have likely tried different things to salvage their relationship. Be it counseling, therapy, date nights, or shared hobbies – the list of things that couples on the verge of divorce have tried is likely long. With those attempts to save their marriage feeling like failures, […] Read More

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Division of Assets in Divorce

You might not be thinking about the future of your marriage right now, but there might come a time where you will need to consider getting divorced. The sad fact of the matter is that more and more marriages are ending in divorce these days. Many couples simply cannot continue to live together, even when […] Read More

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Retirement Funds Could be Affected by a Divorce

If you and your spouse have discussed the possibility of divorce you need to look well into the future. If you are still young you might not be thinking about retirement just yet. But, it’s always best to consider your future. Divorce can play a major role in your retirement and even your retirement age. […] Read More

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