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Rehabilitative Alimony

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

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: Rosanne S. DeTorres

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: Rosanne S. DeTorres

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: Rosanne S. DeTorres

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: Erin D. DeGeorge

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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False allegations in divorce: How to defend yourself against false allegations in divorce

What are false accusations in a divorce case?  False accusations in divorce can deal with any issue or situation when the other parent or party has made a false statement about you. Unfortunately, false allegations and false accusations, two terms used interchangeably, are common in divorce...

July 11, 2024 Read More

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Divorce and credit cards: What happens to joint credit cards when you divorce?

Divorce can be a challenging process, particularly when dealing with the financial aspects. Dividing debt related to credit cards during divorce can complicate that process, especially if your spouse has credit cards and debt you were unaware of. Credit cards and shared debt in New Jersey Am I...

July 3, 2024 Read More

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Gambling Addiction and Divorce: Divorcing a Gambler

What is a compulsive gambler? Compulsive gambling has been characterized as a progressive behavior disorder, where a person has an uncontrollable fixation and urge to gamble, as well as an emotional dependence on gambling and a complete loss of control. Someone with a gambling disorder is known as...

June 14, 2024 Read More

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