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Has Divorce Changed After COVID-19?

Posted in divorce on Monday, February 12th 2021

COVID-19 has impacted every area of our lives. It has changed how we work, go to school, shop, travel, and enjoy family or social activities... Read More

Untangling Joint Debts in Your Divorce

Posted in Family Law on Monday, January 25th 2021

Going through a divorce is a painful experience emotionally. Unfortunately, it can wreak havoc on your finances, as well... Read More

Is it Difficult to Modify Alimony Payments in NJ?

Posted in Family Law on Monday, November 16th 2020

As part of a divorce settlement, a judge may issue an order for spousal support, more commonly called alimony. Once a judgment has been issued, it is legally binding... Read More

Can Alimony and Child Support be Affected by COVID-19?

Posted in Family Law on Thursday, August 27th 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, most people’s lives have been changed dramatically. Indeed, the entire world has been disrupted, with many businesses, employers, and local and federal government agencies thinking about what steps to take next... Read More

Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Posted in Family Law on Thursday, January 30th 2020

All married couples have arguments from time to time. Domestic violence rises to an entirely different level. Separating from your spouse and getting the proper legal documents in place is often necessary to ensure your safety... Read More

Parental Alienation

Posted in Family Law on Friday, December 20th 2019

When parents divorce or go through a break-up, it is important for them to remember that just because the relationship with the other person did not work out, they both still play an important role in their children’s lives... Read More

What Does a New Jersey Family Court Consider When Awarding Alimony?

Posted in Family Law on Thursday, April 25th 2019

Alimony is not automatically awarded in New Jersey divorce cases. One of the parties must specifically request it. Under New Jersey law, courts must consider specific factors. If a judge places greater importance on certain factors than on others, he or she must explain the reasoning for this in the support order... Read More

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement?

Posted in Family Law on Tuesday, January 22nd 2019

The words “prenuptial agreement” are familiar to most people – they are the legal documents that are entered into by two people before they get married. But what about a postnuptial agreement? You may know that “pre” means before and “post” means after, but still wonder what the purpose is of an agreement that is written after you get married... Read More

How Does Divorce Affect an Estate Plan?

Posted in Family Law on Monday, September 10th 2018

Divorce affects many aspects of your life, from decisions regarding custody of children to who gets to keep the house. A frequently overlooked result of divorce is its impact on your estate plan. Any time there is a major life change – such as divorce – estate plans must be reviewed and updated to reflect those changes... Read More