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Children & Divorce

Category: Children & Divorce

How to Win Child Custody from a Narcissist

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Webster’s Dictionary defines a narcissist as “an extremely self-centered person who has an exaggerated sense of self-importance.” If you think you may be...

How Will Divorce Affect My Kids?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Most people who are going through a divorce recognize that this is a big decision – not only for themselves but one that will affect the entire family. ...

4 Facts About Divorce Court in New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

For anyone who is not involved in the divorce process from day to day, it can feel like an overwhelming and daunting one. But in the vast majority of cases,...

Are There Different NJ Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

When people come into our office for a consultation, they often bring with them many misconceptions about the family law courts, especially in regard to...

What to Consider When It Comes to Your Children and Same Sex Divorce

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

New Jersey began expanding its laws regarding same-sex relationships back in 2005 when the Domestic Partnership Act was signed, and since then, the laws have...

How Can Your Divorce and College Expenses Affect Your Settlement?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Parents of college-bound children, take note: The law in New Jersey requires all divorced parents to contribute to their children's college educations....

What You Need to Know: Difference Between Alimony and Child Support in NJ

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Alimony and child support are two very different forms of financial support – yet many people have the misconception that they are both simply financial...

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...

What You Should Know When Negotiating Your Alimony In New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

One of the most common questions that potential clients have is “How much is alimony in NJ?” Whether they are the party who might be paying it or the...

How Is Alimony In New Jersey Determined During A Divorce?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Each time a new client visits our office, one of the most common misconceptions they come to us with is how alimony is decided in New Jersey. In some states,...

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Pension Rights After Divorce in New Jersey

When spouses divorce, the primary economic focus is on the marital home, the bank accounts of each spouse, their vehicles, and their personal possessions. The equitable division of marital property may also include a business, stocks and bonds, jewelry, and other assets. And,  it’s also...

February 16, 2021 Read More

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Is Deferred Compensation a Marital Asset?

Many employers provide a variety of benefits that employees can earn – in time. These executive compensation benefits and employee benefits aren’t payable right away like a paycheck or health insurance benefits. The benefits accrue over time – often by placing funds in a separate account. The...

February 11, 2021 Read More

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LGBT Parental Rights in New Jersey

In 2013, New Jersey legalized same-sex marriages in the New Jersey Superior Court case - Garden State Equality v. Dow. In 2015, the US Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages in all 50 states in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. These state and federal marriage decisions also opened the door to...

February 9, 2021 Read More

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