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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...

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...

Divorce and Adultery in New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

It’s not uncommon in a consultation that one of our attorneys is told a story of one partner having an affair during the marriage.  Whether it was an...

The Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Many individuals who are considering a divorce may believe that the only option is to file a complaint and engage in litigation, ultimately ending with a...

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Closing a Business During a Divorce

In New Jersey, the businesses of the spouses are equitably divided when they divorce - if the businesses are marital property. Any business that was started after the spouse married is likely to be considered marital property. If you own a business before you marry, the increase in value of the...

October 20, 2021 Read More

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Signs You Are Ready For Divorce

It’s not easy admitting that your marriage is over. It’s not easy making the decision to move forward. Many times though, staying in a loveless marriage or a marriage where you and your spouse have moved in different directions isn’t an option. So, how do you know when you are ready for a...

September 2, 2021 Read More

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Parenting Plan Modification

Parents can’t relax just because they have a custody order and a well-crafted parenting plan. Circumstances often change. The children develop new needs. Divorced spouses develop new relationships. Changes to an existing parenting plan may be necessary. Parents can agree to a parenting plan...

July 20, 2021 Read More

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