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Pension Rights After Divorce in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

When spouses divorce, the primary economic focus is on the marital home, the bank accounts of each spouse, their vehicles, and their personal possessions. The...

Is Deferred Compensation a Marital Asset?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many employers provide a variety of benefits that employees can earn – in time. These executive compensation benefits and employee benefits aren’t payable...

LGBT Parental Rights in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

In 2013, New Jersey legalized same-sex marriages in the New Jersey Superior Court case - Garden State Equality v. Dow. In 2015, the US Supreme Court legalized...

What are the Chances of a Father Getting Full Custody in New Jersey?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Fathers and Custody Rights in New Jersey The Washington Post reported in December 2017 that the traditional standard of awarding custody to a mother and...

Proving Financial Abuse in Divorce

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Often, one spouse tries to use his/her financial advantage to force a more favorable divorce settlement. For example, a professional who earns a high income...

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COLLABORATIVE LAW AND MEDIATION?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Mediation vs. Collaborative Divorce: Divorce Mediation Process Although our clients have many questions about the difference between mediation and...

HOW DOES JOINT CUSTODY WORK?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Some of the most common questions we get asked are: How does joint custody work? What is a joint custody parenting plan? How Does Joint Custody Work in New...

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...

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Signs You Are Ready For Divorce

It’s not easy admitting that your marriage is over. It’s not easy making the decision to move forward. Many times though, staying in a loveless marriage or a marriage where you and your spouse have moved in different directions isn’t an option. So, how do you know when you are ready for a...

September 2, 2021 Read More

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Parenting Plan Modification

Parents can’t relax just because they have a custody order and a well-crafted parenting plan. Circumstances often change. The children develop new needs. Divorced spouses develop new relationships. Changes to an existing parenting plan may be necessary. Parents can agree to a parenting plan...

July 20, 2021 Read More

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Divorcing an Emotionally Abusive Husband

Divorcing an emotionally abusive husband requires a lot of preparation and hard work. You need to admit that your spouse is being abusive. Abuse isn’t just limited to physical abuse. There are many types of emotional abuse that don’t leave physical scars but do leave psychological scars. You...

July 15, 2021 Read More

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