October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

During Domestic Violence Month events will be held to raise awareness of domestic violence and its impact on individuals, families and communities. Throughout the month people are encouraged to wear the purple ribbon. Purple symbolizes survivors who were hurt by physical and emotional abuse but still go on to thrive and live a life free […]

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You’re Finally Divorced. Now What?

Even the smoothest divorce is a difficult process. Usually by the end of it people do not want to think about what they just went through. They just want to move forward. Here are a few tips as to what to do once you get your Final Judgment of Divorce: 1. Find a safe place […]

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What Is A Trial?

Most divorce cases settle. Some do not. What happens if your case is one of the few that does not settle? A divorce trial. At trial both parties present their arguments as to what they want and why they are legally entitled to it. Positions are presented through testimony of the parties, introduction of documentary […]

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All I Have Is Questions

All I Have Is Questions

You don’t know what you don’t know. This can be a problem when getting a divorce.  Often there is one person in the marriage who knows the majority (if not all) of the parties’ financial information and there is one person who knows none of it. Interestingly, it is not always the primary wage earner […]

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How the Annulment Process Works in NJ

How the Annulment Process Works in NJ

The dissolution of your marriage is a tragic event, but it need not destroy your life. Indeed, the marriage need not end in divorce. You may instead be able to attain an annulment. The latter is a court procedure that ends a marriage. The difference is that in an annulment the law takes the view […]

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Timeline of Your Divorce

Timeline of Your Divorce

How long is my divorce going to take? Often this is the first question posed by clients. It’s understandable that once the decision is made that clients want to be divorced as soon as possible. The answer to the question is: It depends. Parties who have settled all of their issues and entered into a […]

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Grandparent Visitation Rights

Grandparent Visitation Rights

When parents divorce and have to make custody decisions, it can be difficult to fully agree on the arrangements for the children. It can be even more challenging when trying to factor in time to be spent with grandparents. While it can be assumed that a child will visit their grandparents when they’re with the […]

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Divorced Parents: How to Pay for College

Divorced Parents: How to Pay for College

In a divorce case, every aspect of the children’s lives has to be considered when making agreements on how to proceed with care. This even extends to how to provide for children who are on their way to college and need the financial assistance of their parents. Generally, parents rely on the marital settlement argument […]

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