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Do Divorcing Parents Have to Pay For Their Children’s Education?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Parents of college-bound children, take note: NJ child-support laws require all divorced parents to contribute to their children’s college educations....

The Right of First Refusal in Parenting Plans

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Many people going through a divorce try to get as much parenting time with their children as possible.  While people may think that this is limited to...

How Your Retirement Affects Alimony in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

When the governor signed the new alimony law in September 2014, many people believed that it created an automatic termination of alimony obligations when the...

Divorce with Adult Children in the Home

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

There is a lot written about parenting and divorce, but almost all of it has to do with minor children. Divorce has important implications for young children...

5 Ways Divorce Will Benefit Your Child

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

There is much media coverage about the impact of divorce on children. Unfortunately much of this focuses on the negative effects. What you might not realize is...

Co-Parenting When You Can’t Communicate

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Experts agree that parents who are able to work together and create a co-parenting relationship after their divorce or break up are able to help their children...

Working with the Guardian ad litem

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

A guardian ad litem may be appointed by the court to represent your child in your custody case or divorce. These attorneys are given the special role of...

Plan For Summer Parenting

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

With summer rapidly approaching, it is a good idea to start planning how you and your ex will share parenting time over the school break....

Living with Your Parents After Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Moving in with your parents after your divorce might sound like the worst idea possible, but for many people it is a solution that works....

What You Need to Know Before You Sign Any Child-Custody Agreement

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Divorce itself is hard enough; but when there are children involved, it can make the process even tougher. As a result, one of the most emotional aspects of a...

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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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