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How To Make Sure Your Recent Divorce Doesn’t Ruin Your Holiday Season

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

The holiday season can be stressful for anyone; but throw in a divorce, and the winter months can be downright awful. Believe it or not, though, your role as...

How Can I Protect My Children During a Divorce?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

One of the most difficult aspects of a divorce has nothing to do with the financial situation of the people involved, but with their children and the impact of...

Child Custody Versus Guardianship, What’s The Difference?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

When people are going through a divorce, they are often faced with issues of child custody.  This deals with the custody of the child or children, as well as...

Who Gets Child Custody During a Legal Separation?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

While the issues of division of assets and calculation of child support may seem fairly cut-and-dried in legal separation and child-custody cases in New...

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...

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The Basics of Getting Divorced With Kids

Telling your children that you’re divorcing is one of the most difficult conversations you’ll have. While many children, especially older children, know when their parents are fighting, it’s a harsh reality to know that your parents will definitely be living apart. The first guiding rule...

May 13, 2021 Read More

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Divorce Books for Kids Divorce is rough on everyone involved – especially children. Young children don’t understand why their world is falling apart. Some children think they’re to blame because their parents don’t get along. Moving from one home to another and back again – after the...

May 11, 2021 Read More

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The Empty Nest Syndrome and Divorce

Most people marry because they want to have children. Raising children is one of the sweet joys of life. Even when there are difficulties in a marriage, it can be easy to work through those difficulties if there are children. There are lessons to teach children. Teachers to meet with. Games and...

May 6, 2021 Read More

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