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...

11/29/2016

Child custody is often the most difficult part of any divorce proceeding.  There are many different ways custody of children can be split between their parents.  Every single case is different and the parties should...

alcohol abuse

11/15/2016

Let’s face it – we all want to look like we have it together and can perfectly manage our lives. However, the reality is that we all have strengths and weaknesses. No matter how hard we try to hide them, eventually our not-so-lovely...

family on beach

11/1/2016

The most common type of adoption is stepparent adoption.  There are several reasons a stepparent may want to adopt a stepchild.  For example, the stepparent may want to secure an inheritance for the child.  Another reason may be to give...

lawyer

10/27/2016

Going through a divorce can be an extremely overwhelming and exhausting process.  It is important to have an attorney to assist you throughout the process and provide you with support and advice along the way.

There are many ways...

Pages