4/10/2018

A Motion is an application you file with the Family Court to seek a specific form of relief. There are many different types of relief you can seek in your Motion. The most common Motions are for an increase/decrease in alimony, increase/decrease...

4/5/2018

On February 1, 2017, the State enacted N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67.  This new law automatically terminates child support when the child gets married, dies, enters the military, or at age 19.  Before this law, child support would continue until the...

2/20/2018

Many times, people walk into my office angry. They want vindication. They want revenge. They want their “day in court.”  I then awaken them to this reality – Don’t rely on the court, for anything.

When speaking with my clients, I am the...

2/9/2018

Forming relationships in 2018 has become as easy as swiping on a mobile app. In the height of the digital ecosystem, dating apps have flourished significantly in the past few years and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon. However, what...

8/9/2017

We are all searching for our one true love in life. While some are lucky enough to find it early, others are unfortunately stuck in a marriage in which they are no longer in love with their partner. Between the wedding bells and your...

8/2/2017

by Melissa M. Ruvolo, Esq.                                                      

There’s a prevalent misconception that once someone becomes a parent, they become an ineffective and unmotivated worker.  Perhaps it’s based on the opinion...

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...

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