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Can You Get a Divorce Now in Our NJ Courts “During/Post-Covid”?

The majority of cases are proceeding in the same fashion as pre-COVID. 98-99% of cases are settled. An extremely small percentage are tried. It is true that the delay until Read More

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

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

Who Hears New Jersey Child Support Cases When the Parents Live in or Move to Different States?

Things change after spouses divorce, including their area codes. When they have kids, one parent’s decision to move to another state can raise a number of legal issues related to Read More

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