Category: Divorce

Category: Divorce

Protecting Your Privacy Rights During Your Divorce in New Jersey

Divorce is a private matter that many families desire to keep among themselves to limit those from gossiping about the news, or merely to protect loved ones from the emotional turmoil.  Technically, divorces in New Jersey are public records but are not as easy to find and search as you would think.  Someone has to be searching for you and would have to go to the Courthouse or have an online account to find the case information. How to Maintain Confidentiality[ ... ]

Hackensack Divorce Lawyer Discusses Contested and Uncontested Divorces

What is the difference between contested and uncontested divorce in New Jersey?  The basic difference is that in a contested divorce is that there are issues that need to be resolved. In an uncontested divorce, all the issues have been resolved. What are some of the issues that must be resolved in divorce? Decisions must be made regarding dividing assets and property; whether[ ... ]

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Divorce Timeframe

One of the first questions asked by many people who are divorcing is “how long will it take?” We wish there was an answer to this that you could concretely rely upon!  But there, is not. The time frame for your divorce will depend on all the unique intricacies of your individual situation. Some divorces take just months while others can take a year or more. Typically, the more complex your finances and your marital life, and the more antagonistic your relationsh[ ... ]

WHICH SPOUSE KEEPS THE FAMILY HOME IN A NEW JERSEY DIVORCE?

It is a common question and one that leads to contention in many New Jersey divorces: Which spouse keeps the family home? Whether for practical reasons or due to sentimental attachment, it is not uncommon for both parties to want to keep their home after their divorce. But the truth is that, while both spouses may want it, only one can have it -- and in some cases, neither spouse may end up with the home. DECIDING WHO KEEPS THE HOUSE There is no simp[ ... ]

HOW DO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES WORK WITH CHILD SUPPORT?

Both parents are responsible for supporting their children financially following divorce. While child support payments include money for food, clothing, housing, medical care, and, often, payment for college,[ ... ]

HOW CAN I GET DIVORCED IF MY SPOUSE MOVED OUT OF STATE WITH THE KIDS?

Divorce is complicated enough when spouses live in the same state. When one spouse decides that they may want to live in another state, it becomes even more intricate, especially when children are involved. So how do you get divorced if you live in New Jersey and your spouse has moved out of state with the kids? What if your spouse and children have established residency in the new state—will that impact child custody decisions? The first issue to address is whe[ ... ]

NEW JERSEY DIVORCE LAWYER DISCUSSES THE UNCONTESTED DIVORCE PROCESS

Most divorces start off contested. A contested divorce means that you and your spouse have issues that need to be resolved before you can get divorced. These issues can include disagreement about child custody, child support, property division (such as dividing up retirement assets, stocks and bonds, whether alimony will be paid, and other areas like college selection and financial contribution for your children, or valuing and investment business interests. If you are[ ... ]

BENEFITS OF DIVORCE

People often think of divorce as a completely negative experience. They may believe they are a failure because they couldn’t make their marriage work. But there are mental, emotional, financial, and other benefits of divorcing when you are in an unhappy marriage. Before we talk about how divorce can be a good thing, though, our New Jersey divorce lawyer are also realists and understand that the pr[ ... ]

Cost Of Divorce in New Jersey

There is no standard cost for a divorce in New Jersey because every situation is different. Uncontested divorces in which spouses are in agreement on everything (and everything being the important word here) are typically less expensive than contested divorces involving disagreements on some or most of the issues. Highly contentious divorces requiring extensive courtroom litigation because the parties cannot agree on anything, are the costliest. Following is a discus[ ... ]

CAN YOU DIVORCE OVER FINANCIAL INFIDELITY IN NJ?

If you find out that your spouse has been hiding money from you in a secret bank account, spending large amounts of money that you were unaware of, or running up excessive debt without your knowledge, you may rightfully feel mistrust and anger toward them. While financial infidelity in itself is not a technical legal ground for divorce in New Jersey, it can certainly cause a lot of problems in a marriage and ultimately lead to or contribute to divorce. There are diff[ ... ]

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