Category Archives: Divorce
Dangers Of A Do-It-Yourself Divorce
While you can complete various projects without expert help, thanks to the internet, some things can have serious repercussions if you try to do them without professional help. An example is handling your legal matters alone. Specifically, trying a do-it-yourself (DIY) divorce is often not wise. Indeed, because of how much it can cost… Read More »
Final Restraining Orders (FRO) Are Not Easy to Change
In the case, G.M. v. C.V., a New Jersey Superior Court from the Appellate Division denied a defendant’s request to vacate a FRO under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (the Act), N.J.S.A. 2C:25–17 to –35. The female Defendant’s motion to dissolve the FRO was denied because it did not include a transcript of… Read More »
Alternatives To New Jersey Divorce Litigation That New Jerseyans Often Overlook
If you are about to get a divorce in New Jersey, you might be thinking that divorce court is the only way to go. Divorce litigation might be popular among New Jerseyans and Americans at large, but it is not the only way for you to get divorced; alternatives to divorce court exist. Actually,… Read More »
Can Infidelity Affect The Outcome Of A New Jersey Divorce Case?
According to research, infidelity is one of the major contributors to divorce in America. Discovering a spouse’s adultery is never an easy thing. In most cases, people chose to end their marriage after discovering their spouse’s infidelity. If you just discovered that your spouse has been cheating on you, or that your spouse just… Read More »
Does new Jersey Have Legal Separation?
The short answer is no, officially, New Jersey does not have legal separation. There is no court process and there is no decree that states you are legally separated in the State of New Jersey. If you and your spouse choose to separate, it might be helpful to have a separation agreement drafted by… Read More »
What happens if my husband (wife) changes his mind?
As an attorney, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard “My husband (wife) changed his mind. He will not sign the Property Settlement Agreement.” When two people are getting divorced, the courts in New Jersey require that the parties attend economic mediation if they cannot agree at the Early Settlement Panel. The… Read More »
How do i Protect Myself During a Military Divorce?
Military personnel in New Jersey can be divorced just like everyone else. However, we all know, military life is different, which in turn, may make getting divorced a bit more complicated. As a military service member, the question should be “How do I protect myself during a military divorce?” First, most military families move… Read More »
Legal Separation in new Jersey
Officially, New Jersey does not have legal separation. There is no court process and there is no decree that states you are legally separated. If you and your spouse choose to separate, it might be helpful to have a separation agreement drafted by a competent family law attorney. By drafting a separation agreement, you… Read More »
High Asset Divorce
Kudos to you – it took a lot of time and energy to get where you are today! You are now financially well off, have enough to send your children to college but you don’t want to stay married, however you’d like to come out of the divorce in the best financial situation possible…. Read More »
Can I get a divorce during COVID-19?
Even though things have been far from normal during these last three months, you can still get divorced in New Jersey. Just like businesses have had to adapt to these changing times, our State government has had to do the same. Our Judiciary has been open during this pandemic and has been conducting most… Read More »