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Divorce And Retirement

Divorce after retirement requires application of the same statutory factors concerning equitable distribution and support, but with emphasis on issues relevant to those who have needs that differ from working families Read More

What Happens To Paying The Bills If We Separate Or A Divorce Is Filed?

A divorce is very emotional, but you will need to focus on how the bills will be paid.  The costs of a marital lifestyle can be much different than the Read More

What Would A Judge Do?

IT’S IN HER DISCRETION.  SHOULD WE LEAVE IT TO HER OR TRY AND WORK IT OUT? Every day numerous judges throughout the State hear cases involving family matters. The Courts/Judges process Read More

Dividing Retirement Assets In Divorce - Qualified Domestic Relations Order

Retirement funds acquired during the marriage are marital assets subject to equitable distribution.   The first step is to get a valuation of the asset. Some pensions are not distributable until Read More

Divorce, Taxes And Other Debts

When parties divorce, their Property Settlement Agreement must address issues related to taxes. This includes but is not limited to Agreements on dependent deductions (which are different for State and Read More

What Do I Do If My Spouse Is An Alcoholic Or Takes Drugs?

I was once before a Judge in the Superior court of New Jersey on a Domestic Violence case and he said, “We have eighteen Judges here in this Court.  If Read More

How Does The Court Handle Alcoholism And Related Domestic Violence

If a husband or wife has a drinking problem, it affects the other spouse and the children. The drinking is often accompanied by rage and domestic violence.  Sometimes this has Read More

Dividing Up Bonus Money In New Jersey Divorce Cases - Or Is It A Bonus?

New Jersey divorce cases often raise complicated issues about how to divide property and calculate income. The Court was called on to decide whether certain payments one spouse received from Read More

What To Do About A Business In A Divorce

So you own a business and you think like a business person, and you are getting divorced. Keep that “Bottom Line” mentality about your case, it will serve you in making Read More

Is It Better To Go Through Mediation?

The New Jersey Court Rules require that parties to a divorce have been advised of the option to use mediation to resolve their divorce. Mediation can be done with both Read More

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