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MARRIAGE SEPARATION & DIVORCE WHILE PREGNANT

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

There are a number of things to keep in mind if you are considering a divorce while pregnant.  You can file a complaint for divorce while pregnant, and you...

Divorce Help & Advice for Stay at Home Moms

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Stay at home moms seeking to divorce have unique concerns and challenges. The right divorce help for stay at home moms is critical to allow stay at home moms...

Spousal Support, Maintenance & Alimony in a Same Sex Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many same-sex couples ask us to explain how same sex spousal alimony works in New Jersey. They want to know whether the rules about how much same sex spousal...

SEPARATION & DIVORCE AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

During COVID, there has been an exponential increase in the number of domestic violence and divorce cases. We know that partners and spouses who are cooped up...

FLAT FEE DIVORCE

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

I’ve spent my career working with people in one of the most challenging periods of their lives: divorce. Clients come to me burdened with stress and worry,...

Can you File for Divorce Online in New Jersey?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

To initiate the divorce process, one spouse must file a divorce complaint with the court. That spouse becomes the plaintiff. The spouse must indicate a...

What You Need To Know About Divorce Debt in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Approximately 40-50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. The average American carries a personal debt of $90,460. Therefore, divorce debt can...

Filing a Complaint for Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Q: I want a divorce, what do I do first?   Most of the time if we the parties are reasonably amicable, we recommend trying to resolve all issues of the...

How to Prepare for a Divorce Consultation

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

 The initial consultation with a family law attorney should provide you with vital information about the divorce process, a briefing on the applicable...

Divorce After Retirement

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of couples who are getting divorced later in life. In some cases, they are getting a divorce after...

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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

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