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Rehabilitative Alimony

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

In New Jersey, there are actually different types of alimony that are used for different circumstances. When a marriage lasts for at least 20 years, open...

SUPERVISED CHILD VISITATION & CUSTODY

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

WHAT IS SUPERVISED VISITATION AND WHEN IS IT APPROPRIATE?  When there are serious and legitimate concerns regarding a child’s safety and welfare when...

NON BIOLOGICAL & SAME SEX PARENT CUSTODY RIGHTS

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Can non-biological parents have custody rights? In New Jersey, in certain unique circumstances, non-biological parents can have custody rights. The same is...

WHAT HAPPENS IF A SPOUSE DIES DURING A DIVORCE?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

  Are You Automatically Divorced if Your Spouse Dies? When a spouse dies during divorce, meaning after the Complaint for Divorce is filed but before the...

Starting a Business During Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

You may be wondering what starting a new business during divorce is like. If you, and possibly your business partners, are considering starting a business or...

HOW TO END A CIVIL UNION

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

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...

Emotional Abuse in a Marriage

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

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...

DIVIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

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...

NJ CHILD SUPPORT LAWS & GUIDELINES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

NJ CHILD SUPPORT LAWS REGARDING COLLEGE For most families, the prospect of paying for college is daunting.  For divorced families, it can be even more so. ...

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...

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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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