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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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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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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The Right Steps to Take When Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

If you’ve decided to divorce, taking the right steps to choose a divorce lawyer can support your next steps. When you choose a divorce lawyer, realize it’s much more than searching online for “divorce lawyers in New Jersey.” Here are some of the right steps to take before you choose your divorce lawyer: Hire a […] Read More

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Different Types of Spousal Support

The end of a marital relationship is frequently a challenging emotional experience. However, the end of marriage is made even more difficult if one of the partners has difficulty paying for life’s essentials. In order for the court to award one of the partners alimony, family court must consider up to 13 factors provided in […] Read More

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Who Gets What in a Divorce?

Determining who gets the assets in a divorce is fraught with potential peril. The division of family property in a divorce is often challenging, especially if the couple has significant financial assets such as closely held businesses, homes, restricted equity, rental properties, broker-dealer accounts, retirement and pension accounts, deferred compensation, professional licenses or practices, and […] Read More

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