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Take Charge of Your Divorce in Ringoes, NJ

Going through a divorce can make you feel completely out of control. Everything is changing and is suddenly up for grabs. Follow these tips to regain some control over your life and your emotions as you move through the process.

  1. Find a lawyer you can work well with. Effective legal counsel is absolutely crucial and it is essential that you find an attorney you feel comfortable with, trust, and can talk to. You need an attorney who can explain the law to you, tell you how your case is likely to be viewed by the judge, and offer straightforward advice about what to do. In turn you need to be able to articulate what you want, ask the questions that are on your mind, and be able to be completely honest about every aspect of your divorce.
  2. Stand up for what you need. There are so many negotiations, back and forths, arguments, and discussions in a divorce that sometimes you can be swayed by your ex or by a mediator or attorney who is trying to offer options. If you give in on things that really matter to you, you will always regret it. If it matters to you, you must speak up and hold firm.
  3. Find a new normal. Your old routine is gone, so instead of feeling lost with all the changes in your life, create a new routine that works for you and helps you feel that you are managing your own life. It’s fine to try new things and experiment, but if you can slowly start to put together a daily life that will work for you in the long-term you will feel settled faster.
  4. Divide emotions from money. Divorce, in the eyes of the law is primarily about money. Divorce, in real life terms, is mostly about emotions. While you have to deal with money and emotions, it is best to try to keep them separate whenever possible. Emotion clouds your judgment about money decisions. And no amount of money can ease a broken heart. Resolve to keep these two realms as separate as possible.

At DeTorres & DeGeorge your future is our focus. Call us today at 908-284-6005 to schedule an appointment to discuss your divorce in Bridgewater, New Jersey and the surrounding areas.

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About DeTorres and DeGeorge Family Law

DeTorres and DeGeorge Family Law is a New Jersey based family law firm that has been helping New Jersey residents achieve the best possible results in their divorce for nearly 30 years. The DeTorres and DeGeorge Family Law team is always ready to fight for their clients’ rights – determined to help New Jersey families overcome legal challenges from start to finish. Our legal team, with over 65 years of combined experience, provides expert guidance on all family law and divorce-related matters, including custody and parenting time, alimony and child support, equitable distribution of assets, premarital agreements, post-divorce issues, executive compensation distribution, divorces for business owners, and divorce mediation. The firm has been recognized for its dedication and expertise in the industry by multiple local and national organizations, including Super Lawyers, Law Firm 500, and the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Rosanne DeTorres, Managing Partner, is one of 150 lawyers certified as a matrimonial law attorney.

Erin D. DeGeorge
Erin D. DeGeorge joined DeTorres & DeGeorge, LLC as partner to the firm in June of 2010. Prior to joining DeTorres & DeGeorge, Erin was associated with the national firm of Fox Rothschild LLP and Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC...
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