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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...

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...

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The Basics of Getting Divorced With Kids

Telling your children that you’re divorcing is one of the most difficult conversations you’ll have. While many children, especially older children, know when their parents are fighting, it’s a harsh reality to know that your parents will definitely be living apart. The first guiding rule...

May 13, 2021 Read More

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS ABOUT DIVORCE AND SEPARATION

Divorce Books for Kids Divorce is rough on everyone involved – especially children. Young children don’t understand why their world is falling apart. Some children think they’re to blame because their parents don’t get along. Moving from one home to another and back again – after the...

May 11, 2021 Read More

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The Empty Nest Syndrome and Divorce

Most people marry because they want to have children. Raising children is one of the sweet joys of life. Even when there are difficulties in a marriage, it can be easy to work through those difficulties if there are children. There are lessons to teach children. Teachers to meet with. Games and...

May 6, 2021 Read More

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