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Dating During Divorce

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

Often people are concerned about the prospect of dating during divorce. Sometimes people worry about how dating and a new relationship can impact their...

Abandonment and Desertion in Divorce

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

Abandonment and desertion are terms that are used interchangeably and have the same meaning. Abandonment is a legal term for the word desertion, referring to...

Signing divorce papers

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

What happens if you don’t sign divorce papers? In the state of New Jersey, one party cannot force the other party to remain married. Procedurally, even if...

How to get divorce papers

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

What should you do if you are serving divorce papers? All family law situations are unique. Sometimes both people want to file for divorce. In other...

Who Pays Attorney Fees In Divorce?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

For many people considering filing for divorce, or for those who have already filed for divorce, the financial costs can be a significant concern. Oftentimes...

Newborn separation from mother: New Jersey breast-feeding custody laws

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

Breast-feeding in custody issues When a baby is born, there are extraordinary decisions that have to be made concerning the child's health, safety, and...

What is the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce in New Jersey?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

If you are contemplating divorce, it is necessary that you understand the difference between a contested and an uncontested divorce in New Jersey. In an...

What is a temporary custody agreement and when is it used?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

Legal and physical custody are defined as two different custodial relationships in the state of New Jersey. Legal custody is defined by the parent or parents...

Understanding Spousal Support and Alimony in New Jersey

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

The phrases, alimony and spousal support, can be used interchangeably. These phrases refer to support paid to and for the other spouse. This support...

Grandparents rights in New Jersey

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

In many families, grandparents play a significant role in a child’s life. In positive situations, grandparents provide love, care and support complimenting...

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My husband’s mental illness is ruining our marriage

Mental illness refers to a variety of mental health disorders, which are often manifested through significant changes in a person's emotional behavior and overall attitude, frequently displaying issues with difficulty in social life, work and family activities. Oftentimes people think these...

April 9, 2024 Read More

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Are divorce records public?

In the state of New Jersey, divorce documents are generally considered public records. There is a possibility that a third-party could access copies of your divorce documents. New Jersey divorce decrees are available through the Superior Court of New Jersey Record Center if you want to know how to...

March 28, 2024 Read More

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Can I change my child’s last name if I have sole custody?

A parent may file a request for a child's name change in New Jersey. This application could be made in a divorce complaint, in a motion to the court, following a divorce, or in a Family Court non-dissolution case where the parties are not married, and were never married. The family court will make...

March 22, 2024 Read More

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