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Children & Divorce

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Divorce and Autism

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

April is Autism Awareness month, and one statistic that is frequently discussed in reference to autism is the increased rate of divorce for parents of autistic...

Guardianship in New Jersey

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

When a child who is not your own needs help, you may wonder what you as a non-parent can do. It is possible for a non-parent to obtain the legal authority to...

Alimony in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

When you’re getting a divorce, alimony may be something you are worrying about. Will you have to pay it? If you need alimony, will you get enough? Alimony is...

Normalcy After a NJ Custody Case

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Divorce and custody cases create a lot of turmoil. The end result is a new schedule you and your child have to live by, which probably includes parenting time...

Getting Help for Your Child During Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Your divorce is one of the hardest things you’ve ever dealt with and it is just as difficult, if not more so for your child. Children whose parents divorce...

Why People Don’t Pay Child Support

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

According to a Congressional report only 38% of parents with current child support orders actually receive child support. Child support is ordered by a court...

NJ Teen Sues Parents for Support

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

New Jersey has been in the headlines lately with the Rachel Canning case. This 18-year-old moved out of her parents’ home and into a friend’s home after...

Successful Stepparents

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Are you a successful stepparent or married to one? Many people who divorce move on to remarry or re-partner. If you have children this means that your new...

How to Navigate the World of Divorce and Children

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

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

Tips for a Successful Custody Case

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

If you’re facing a custody case you may be worried about the outcome and looking for every little thing you can do to improve your chances of a positive...

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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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