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Divorce, Career Coaching and the New Nature of Work

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Written by guest writer, Linda Kennyhertz, Strategic Change Associates There are many phases in an individual’s life where working with a career coach may...

Staying Organized During the Transition of Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Written by guest writer, Deborah Gussoff, In Order Inc. Surprise, it’s pop quiz time! Choose one answer. Change is: a) stressful b) exciting c)...

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...

Are There Different NJ Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

When people come into our office for a consultation, they often bring with them many misconceptions about the family law courts, especially in regard to...

When Federal and State Laws Collide: Divorce and The Impact of Disability on a Military Pension

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

When a former couple decides to divorce, their assets and debts are divided according to a process known as equitable distribution. In New Jersey, equitable...

Life After Divorce—Finding The “New You”

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Written by guest writer, Pam Etzin, An Eye for Detail Life after divorce can be confusing and anxiety provoking. You may be thinking, who am I now? Who...

The Appellate Division Upholds Parent’s Rights in Non-Dissolution Matters

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

The Appellate court has overturned a trial court decision where the judge decided an issue of custody of a child born to parents who were never married without...

NJ’s Appellate Court Offers Guidance on the Distribution of Restricted Stock in Divorce

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Compensation for executives in large companies often goes beyond the standard salary and perqs (car or phone reimbursements, etc.). Executive compensation...

What to Consider When It Comes to Your Children and Same Sex Divorce

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

New Jersey began expanding its laws regarding same-sex relationships back in 2005 when the Domestic Partnership Act was signed, and since then, the laws have...

Case Study: Possession of the Marital Residence While a Divorce is Pending

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

In many cases of divorce, one of the most contested aspects is the issue of the marital residence. Oftentimes, parties who are divorcing do not want to reside...

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Civil Union & Domestic Partnership Dissolution & Divorce in New Jersey

What is the civil union dissolution law in NJ? Before we can understand a New Jersey civil union dissolution, we have to understand the laws about same sex civil unions. Under New Jersey's new law, a civil union is the legally recognized union of two individuals of the same sex. Civil union...

July 2, 2020 Read More

Filing a Complaint For Divorce

Filing a Complaint for Divorce

Q: I want a divorce, what do I do first?   Most of the time if we the parties are reasonably amicable, we recommend trying to resolve all issues of the marriage in a marital settlement agreement, before suing the other person for divorce. Sometimes, though, there are good reasons why we have to...

June 19, 2020 Read More

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How to Prepare for a Divorce Consultation

 The initial consultation with a family law attorney should provide you with vital information about the divorce process, a briefing on the applicable laws, and advise you about your rights and potential obligations.  If you are unsure of how to prepare for a consultation with a divorce...

June 18, 2020 Read More

Divorce: The Answers you Need – Before, During & After

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