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Is Deferred Compensation a Marital Asset?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many employers provide a variety of benefits that employees can earn – in time. These executive compensation benefits and employee benefits aren’t payable...

LGBT Parental Rights in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

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...

What are the Chances of a Father Getting Full Custody in New Jersey?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Fathers and Custody Rights in New Jersey The Washington Post reported in December 2017 that the traditional standard of awarding custody to a mother and...

Proving Financial Abuse in Divorce

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Often, one spouse tries to use his/her financial advantage to force a more favorable divorce settlement. For example, a professional who earns a high income...

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COLLABORATIVE LAW AND MEDIATION?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Mediation vs. Collaborative Divorce: Divorce Mediation Process Although our clients have many questions about the difference between mediation and...

HOW DOES JOINT CUSTODY WORK?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Some of the most common questions we get asked are: How does joint custody work? What is a joint custody parenting plan? How Does Joint Custody Work in New...

REASONS TO MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

 Reasons to Modify Child Support In order to win a child support modification, you must show a change in circumstances. What is a change in circumstance that...

DOES A PRENUP PROTECT FUTURE ASSETS AND EARNINGS

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Does a prenup protect future assets? The divorce rate in the U.S continues to hover around 50%. In 1 out of 2 marriages, you are likely to divorce in your...

SAME SEX MARRIAGE DIVORCE RATES

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

SAME SEX MARRIAGE DIVORCE RATES: DIVORCE RATE AMONG SAME SEX COUPLES   Are you wondering about same sex marriage divorce rates? Same sex marriage divorce...

ORDER OF PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

RESTRAINING ORDERS              In New Jersey, there are more than 15 actions, or “predicate acts”, that are grounds for obtaining a...

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GIFTS v. CHILD SUPPORT

If you are paying or receiving child support, it is likely that you have questions shared by many people in your situation. Whether you agree to pay or receive child support, or if the court imposes child support to be paid by you or to you for your children, it is essential that you have an...

December 2, 2022 Read More

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What is the best time to file for divorce?

People who are planning to divorce often want to know when is the best time to file for divorce. When people are considering divorce, they have overwhelming concerns and issues that they want to address with their lawyers.  Asset distribution, along with alimony and child support if there are...

November 29, 2022 Read More

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HOW DO YOU SURVIVE DIVORCE DURING THE HOLIDAYS?

Divorce is a difficult process any time of the year, but navigating the divorce process during the holiday season can be extraordinarily difficult. Surviving divorce during the holidays can feel impossible at times. Part of the stress often comes from no longer sharing holiday traditions with...

November 25, 2022 Read More

Divorce: The Answers you Need – Before, During & After

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