7/16/2019

Most divorce matters are ultimately resolved with a Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA), sometimes also referred to as a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA).  An MSA is a contract between divorcing spouses, wherein they agree amongst themselves...

4/4/2019

Many newlyweds are excited to change their last names immediately after the wedding. The quick embrace of this new name quickly sours in a divorce setting. The decision of whether to change your last name in that context can be...

3/25/2019

Both parents have an obligation to support their children. When parents are divorcing in New Jersey, we utilize the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines to calculate the amount of support one parent must pay the other for the...

3/5/2019

The breakdown of a marriage and the ensuing divorce can become a long and protracted process.  It often commences before either spouse retains counsel or proceeds with the Complaint for Divorce.  Thus, it is understandable when either spouse...

2/1/2019

*NOTE:  Since the publication of this blog, Jenni's 14-paragraph letter on her website was removed (thank goodness).   As a result, the links provided in this blog may no longer be accessible or relevant.  Even so, our opinions...

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...

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