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Deciding to Divorce Doesn’t Have to Mean a Court Fight

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

For many people, when they think of divorce, they immediately go to a “Kramer v. Kramer” scenario: a bitter court battle, complete with feuding attorneys...

Are You Guaranteed Alimony in New Jersey?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, alimony is not a certainty in every divorce case. Rather, it is based on one party's ability to pay alimony versus the other party's need to...

Deciding to Divorce Is the First Step—Here’s What Comes Next

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Once you make the decision to divorce, you may be confused about what should come next. Your first step should be to schedule an appointment with an attorney...

What You Should Know When Negotiating Your Alimony In New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

One of the most common questions that potential clients have is “How much is alimony in NJ?” Whether they are the party who might be paying it or the...

Questions To Ask Your Lawyer Before Deciding To Divorce

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

The decision to divorce isn't one that is lightly made. Oftentimes, our clients come to their initial consultation having mulled over the idea of divorce for...

How Is Alimony In New Jersey Determined During A Divorce?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Each time a new client visits our office, one of the most common misconceptions they come to us with is how alimony is decided in New Jersey. In some states,...

3 Things To Consider When Deciding To Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Choosing to move forward with a divorce is a big decision—and one that is not taken lightly. There are many aspects of your life that you will want to...

Will Joint Custody Be Best For Your Family’s Needs?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

When attempting to work out a custody agreement with your former spouse, it's best to start with an understanding of the basics. First, there are two types of...

How To Get A Divorce In NJ Quickly And Effectively

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

There are countless reasons a couple may choose to file for divorce. In New Jersey, adultery, extreme cruelty, abandonment and addiction are some of the legal...

3 Things To Consider When Deciding On A Prenuptial Agreement In NJ

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Prenuptial agreements are rarely fun or easy to talk about, but they are critically important for many marrying couples. You may want to retain a family law...

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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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