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Everything You Need to Answer the Question: “Should I Get a Prenup?”

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Are you about to embark on the journey that is marriage? Are you wondering if you should get a prenup? Considering the divorce rate in the U.S. continues to...

Insurance and Divorce: What You Need to Consider

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Written by guest writer, Gwen Packard, CRISP Insurance Advisors In the throes of a divorce, and with the stress and raw emotions that accompany it,...

When to Leave a Marriage: The 2019 Guide

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Deciding whether to leave your marriage is often one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever have to make. Should you leave your husband? Should you...

How Do I Start the Divorce Process in New Jersey?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

The divorce process in New Jersey can take two different tracks: settlement or litigation. Determining the one that’s best for you will come as part of your...

Grounds for Divorce in NJ: Everything You Need to Know

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

In New Jersey, to obtain a divorce, a person has to demonstrate that they have a cause of action, or what we call grounds for divorce. The grounds for divorce...

Court Mandated Life Insurance for my Ex – What Kind Do I Buy?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Written by guest writer, Christine Cox-West, The Fortis Agency Last year I received a call from a client. He seemed upset and told me he and his wife were...

4 Considerations When Thinking About Getting a Divorce

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

You and your spouse have made the decision to divorce. Now what? Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to make the divorce process as seamless...

Alternatives to Legal Separation in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, individuals who consider dissolving their marriages often ask about whether they can enter into a legal separation. We see this frequently when...

How Will Divorce Affect My Kids?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Most people who are going through a divorce recognize that this is a big decision – not only for themselves but one that will affect the entire family. ...

What You Need to Know About Your Restricted Stock Units and Divorce in NJ

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many employers, especially those who employ high-level executives, offer compensation packages that are not simply based on salary. Publicly traded companies...

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Spousal support, maintenance & alimony in a same sex divorce.

Spousal Support, Maintenance & Alimony in a Same Sex Divorce

Many same-sex couples ask us to explain how same sex spousal alimony works in New Jersey. They want to know whether the rules about how much same sex spousal maintenance might be and how long same sex divorce spousal support might be paid are the same as for heterosexual couples.   In...

September 17, 2020 Read More

You can absolutely file for divorce due to domestic violence under the “extreme cruelty” ground for divorce.

SEPARATION & DIVORCE AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

During COVID, there has been an exponential increase in the number of domestic violence and divorce cases. We know that partners and spouses who are cooped up in the same home for a long period of time provide a breeding ground for poor behavior to turn into domestic violence. We often see victims...

September 15, 2020 Read More

Same sex couple discussing second parent adoption with child

Second Parent Adoption

A second parent adoption is a legal procedure that allows a same-sex parent, regardless of whether they have a legally recognized relationship to the other parent, to adopt her or his partner's biological or adoptive child without terminating the first parent’s legal status as a parent. Married...

August 13, 2020 Read More

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