6/29/2017

In New Jersey, spouses are not required to live separately prior to filing for divorce or during the divorce process. The Complaint for Divorce can be filed based on irreconcilable differences, meaning that the parties have...

6/16/2017

Mediation services are available to those going through divorce. But did you know that mediation services could help with your post-divorce issues? Before you spend your time, energy, and money to drag your ex-spouse back to court, you might...

6/7/2017

When parties divorce, one party may have a financial obligation to support their spouse even after the divorce.  In New Jersey, there are various types of spousal support, more commonly known as alimony.  Unlike child support, which is designed...

Child Support Calculations in NJ

3/21/2017

Calculating how much child support you may have to pay can become complicated because there are many factors that are taken into consideration. As set forth in the New Jersey child support guidelines found in , the child support...

3/16/2017

So you’re engaged, congratulations! Planning a wedding can be one of the most exciting (and stressful) times of your life. As you begin to plan for your future with your soon-to-be spouse, it is always wise to have candid conversations about...

2/7/2017

Blending families can be a tough job. It is quite an accomplishment to form a close bond in a blended, step family. When this is achieved, the new “parents,” “children,” and “siblings” sometimes become deeply involved in each other’s lives. A new...

1/12/2017

Many people ask what happens to their estate if they die: (1) while the divorce is pending; or (2) after the divorce is complete. According to New Jersey law, all spousal designations are revoked if the death occurs after the divorce. However,...

1/9/2017

The 10 Main Street Courthouse in Bergen County, located on the banks of the Hackensack River, is among the busiest court systems in the state of New Jersey. Every year, a whopping 7,000 divorce cases are filed here. No divorce case is simple or...

1/5/2017

In my last blog, I provided an overview of the Collaborative Law Process.  In this blog, I will discuss the importance of a “Participation Agreement”.  If you and your spouse have decided to resolve the issues in your divorce using the...

12/7/2016

Divorce is not an easy endeavor for any of the involved parties. It is common for individuals to go through their own unique healing process while influenced by certain factors including personality type and gender. While personality...

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