12/5/2018

The holidays are stressful for almost anyone, but they can particularly take an emotional toll on those who are separated or divorced.  In last week's blog, I provided some tips to help ease the holiday stress for divorced or...

11/29/2018

The holidays are stressful enough, but if you add a divorce or separation into the mix, it can become pure chaos. Between my clerkship and private practice, this upcoming holiday season will be my tenth year experiencing the inevitable turmoil...

5/17/2018

You must be living under a rock if you don’t know about the Royal Wedding happening this Saturday between Prince Harry and American actress, Meghan Markle. My Facebook feed is filled with photos and updates about who’s attending, what the bride...

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...

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