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How Will Divorce Affect My Retirement?

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, July 27th 2021

When married, your dreams for the future and plans for retirement are closely tied into those of your spouse... Read More

Are All Matters of Estate at Risk During a Divorce?

Posted in Divorce on Wednesday, June 2nd 2021

Going through a divorce in Monmouth County is one of the most challenging experiences you could face. In addition to the emotional turmoil surrounding the end of your marriage, there are practical matters that must be dealt with before a final divorce order can be issued. One of the most important concerns is the division of marital property... Read More

Is There a Benefit to Filing for Divorce First?

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, May 18th 2021

Ending a marriage is always a stressful and nerve-racking experience for everyone involved. Filing for divorce is a difficult decision, but for many married couples whose marriage is on the rocks, a divorce is the only choice... Read More

Who Gets Custody in an LGBTQ Divorce?

Posted in Divorce on Wednesday, March 31st 2021

Since same-sex marriage became legal in New Jersey in 2013, LGBTQ couples have the same rights as heterosexual couples... Read More

How Will Taxes Affect Me After Divorce?

Posted in Family Law on Wednesday, December 23th 2020

When a person is married, he or she may benefit from certain tax benefits based solely on marital status; if a person gets divorced, those benefits may go away... Read More

What is Emancipation and How Does it Affect Custody?

Posted in Divorce on Monday, November 2nd 2020

When parents with minor children divorce, it is customary for the court to order the noncustodial parent to make child support payments to the custodial parent... Read More

What Determines a Spouse’s Alimony?

Posted in Divorce on Wednesday, October 7th 2020

Going through a divorce can have a major impact on every area of your life. In addition to the emotional turmoil you are likely to experience, a divorce can wreak havoc with your finances... Read More

Divorce Happens Quickly in New Jersey

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, September 29th 2020

When you have made the decision to divorce, the last thing that you want to worry about is a mandatory waiting period that requires that you and your spouse stay married for a certain amount of time before your divorce can be finalized; instead, you want the matter settled and done with as quickly as possible... Read More

Divorcing an Addict can be Challenging

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, July 14th 2020

When a person suffers a drug addiction, it can have a major impact on that person’s spouse, children, and other family members... Read More

Will a Stimulus Check Affect Asset Division in a Divorce in New Jersey?

Posted in Divorce on Wednesday, July 1st 2020

When a couple is getting a divorce in New Jersey, they will need to reach an agreement about how their assets are to be divided before the divorce can be finalized... Read More

Divorce Trending in NJ

Posted in Divorce on Monday, February 17th 2020

With the average age of marriage is increasing nationwide, it would make sense that people would be staying together for longer, and that the rate of divorce would be decreasing; after all, when one gets married older, they often have a better sense of who they are and what they want... Read More

Handling Relocation After a Divorce

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, November 12th 2019

In the aftermath of a divorce, both parties are likely to undergo major changes in their personal lives and in their financial situations. At times, one may consider relocation to another city or state for the purpose of obtaining a better job, increased opportunities, or pursuing a romantic relationship... Read More

Is There a Trend of Divorce After Decades of Marriage?

Posted in Divorce on Monday, September 2nd 2019

While the divorce rate for younger adults has been dropping in recent years, the rate for older adults getting divorced has steadily increased... Read More

Considering a Divorce? Critical First Steps to Take

Posted in Divorce on Friday, August 16th 2019

While you may have experienced a final event that took you over the edge and convinced you that you want a divorce, it is important that you do not rush into this legal process without clear deliberation... Read More

Consequences of Hiding Assets During Divorce

Posted in Divorce on Monday, July 1st 2019

During a divorce, each spouse may feel compelled to maximize what they receive from the distribution of their assets. Some may do this in an unscrupulous manner by trying to hide their assets during divorce... Read More

When do You Need a Postnuptial Agreement?

Posted in Divorce on Wednesday, June 19th 2019

While a prenuptial agreement is entered into before the marriage to protect the financial interests of the soon-to-be spouses, a postnuptial agreement is an agreement between two people who are already married... Read More

What Mistakes do New Jersey Couples Make During the Divorce Process?

Posted in Divorce on Tuesday, May 14th 2019

The divorce process can often be high-conflict and emotionally ridden. This can cause many divorcing couples to act irrationally and to make major mistakes during the divorce process that cost them for years to come... Read More

Can a Trust Protect My Assets in Divorce?

Posted in Divorce on Monday, March 4th 2019

Trusts are valuable planning tools that can help guard your assets from creditors. In some cases, they can also protect the assets from division during the divorce process... Read More

Common Divorce Mistakes

Posted in Divorce on Friday, Febuary 1st 2019

Divorce is a painful process. When a marriage deteriorates to the point of divorce, it is emotional and stressful for both parties and working through the process is often quite difficult. Avoiding common divorce mistakes can alleviate some of that stress and put you in a more favorable position for your life post-divorce... Read More