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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...

Benefits of Collaborative Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Benefit of Collaborative divorce & its definition:   Collaborative divorce is a way to settle divorce issues through negotiation and collaboration...

WHAT IS A DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND HOW IS IT DIFFERENT THAN DIVORCE?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

When parties have decided that they no longer wish to remain married, they will seek the dissolution of their marriage.  Generally, the terms dissolution and...

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Are you parenting with a counter parent?

If you are unsure about what counter parenting is and whether your child’s other parent is a counter parent, we can help you. Counter parenting has been defined as parents maintaining their hate, and anger toward each other, stemming from their divorce. In these situations, counter parents are...

February 1, 2023 Read More

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Co-Parent Harassment

Harassment can be defined as any unwanted behavior, physical, verbal or even suggestive behavior that makes a reasonable person feel uncomfortable, upset, anxious in some way or humiliated. There are several types of harassment as defined by law. One specific area of harassment pertains to domestic...

January 27, 2023 Read More

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Same sex marriage law in New Jersey

Over the last decade, the rights of same sex couples have shifted dramatically. On October 21, 2013, same-sex marriage rights in New Jersey became legally recognized.  On that day, a trial court made a ruling invalidating a prior restriction of marriage to persons of different sexes. New Jersey...

January 20, 2023 Read More

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