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How Can Your Divorce and College Expenses Affect Your Settlement?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Parents of college-bound children, take note: The law in New Jersey requires all divorced parents to contribute to their children's college educations....

Case Study: Restraining Orders versus Civil Restraints

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Victims of domestic violence are typically advised by the police departments responding to their matters that they have the right to pursue a temporary...

I Am Relocating After Divorce – What Should I Know?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

It's common for individuals to want to start over once their divorce is finalized, and this typically includes plans to relocate from the state and start fresh...

Case Study: The Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

In some cases, divorcing parties and their respective attorneys may decide that traditional divorce litigation is not in the best interest of the parties for...

3 Things to Know About Divorce and Executive Compensation in New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Individuals who are considering divorce are often concerned about two particular aspects of the end of their marriage: the emotional burden and the financial...

Case Study: The Process to Terminate Alimony

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Financial matters are always tricky to navigate. No one wants to part with more of their hard-earned money than they have to – especially when the recipient...

3 Things to Do When You’re Getting a Divorce with a Business Involved

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

For anyone who is not familiar with the divorce process, it may come as a surprise to learn that their own – or their spouse's – individual interest in a...

What Is the Financial Cost of Divorce—Can I Afford It?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

When a separated couple decides to divorce, one of the most common concerns they face is: How much does divorce cost? After all, you are taking one household...

What You Need to Know: Difference Between Alimony and Child Support in NJ

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Alimony and child support are two very different forms of financial support – yet many people have the misconception that they are both simply financial...

6 Legal Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

The grounds for a divorce are the legal reasons the divorce is granted. There are likely many reasons you are considering a divorce, but you must choose one of...

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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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