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Alternative Dispute Resolution

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WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT DIVORCE MEDIATION?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

What You Can Expect at Divorce Mediation Mediation is a form of dispute resolution used by divorcing couples who want to stay out of court. In mediation, the...

Can you have an uncontested divorce with children?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, divorces are either contested or uncontested.  In an uncontested divorce, the parties have been able to reach a resolution of their matter...

How to Get a Simple Uncontested Divorce in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

If you have been researching divorces in New Jersey, you may have come across the phrase “simple uncontested divorce.”  But what does that mean?  And...

The Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Many individuals who are considering a divorce may believe that the only option is to file a complaint and engage in litigation, ultimately ending with a...

Alternatives to Legal Separation in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, individuals who consider dissolving their marriages often ask about whether they can enter into a legal separation. We see this frequently when...

Why Many New Jersey Couples Prefer Mediation

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Divorce and family law issues are incredibly personal, emotional events in a person’s life.  While the range of emotions certainly varies based on the...

Case Study: The Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

In some cases, divorcing parties and their respective attorneys may decide that traditional divorce litigation is not in the best interest of the parties for...

Are You Guaranteed Alimony in New Jersey?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, alimony is not a certainty in every divorce case. Rather, it is based on one party's ability to pay alimony versus the other party's need to...

Things You Need To Know About The Collaborative Divorce Process

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

So often, the idea of divorce is associated with long, drawn out court battles. But in reality, the vast majority of divorce matters are settled rather than...

3 Things to Think About When Choosing A Divorce Mediation Attorney

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

If you and your spouse are in agreement that your marriage is over and you simply need some guidance to make decisions regarding a settlement of your divorce,...

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HOW TO END A CIVIL UNION

The laws about same sex civil unions are important to understand to know how to end a civil union in New Jersey. In New Jersey, two people of the same sex can enter into a civil union. Before marriage between same sex partners became legal, this was the only way for same sex couples to join their...

November 10, 2020 Read More

Effects of emotional abuse on children.

Emotional Abuse in a Marriage

STAYING SAFE IS MOST IMPORTANT AND YOUR TOP PRIORITY If you are in an emotionally abusive marriage, you are in a vulnerable position due to that abuse, and your divorce will have unique nuances and challenges. But first things first. If you are experiencing emotional abuse from your...

November 5, 2020 Read More

Husband and wife conflicted on the division of assets.

DIVIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE

In the divorce world, the law in New Jersey calls the process of splitting assets and debts equitable distribution. There is a 3-step process for dividing assets in a divorce.   HOW ARE ASSETS DIVIDED IN A DIVORCE?   Step #1: Determine what assets and debts are included in the equitable...

November 3, 2020 Read More

Divorce: The Answers you Need – Before, During & After

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