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College Costs And The Alienation/Relationship Of The Child With The Paying Parent

If parents cannot agree on various factors involving their children they eventually may make applications to the court for decisions in highly personal and sensitive disputes. The courts in New Jersey Read More

When One Spouse Has Debt And The Other Spouse Doesn't Want To File For Bankruptcy

At Helfand & Associates, in addition to family law, we have been handling individual and small business bankruptcy cases for over 15 years. If a couple is married, they can file Read More

Responsibility/Assets and Debts

“My name is on the bank account that I accrued during the marriage so if I got divorced, my husband wouldn’t get it. She charged $40,000.00 on credit cards only Read More

Pendente Lite Support And Marital Lifestyle

Many couples beginning the divorce process are often concerned, and rightfully so, about how they will be able to maintain their “standard of living” once the single household is divided Read More

Imputing Income in New Jersey Divorce Cases

When a New Jersey court considers whether to award spousal support – or alimony – in a divorce case, one of the factors that judges often look at is how Read More

Equitable Distribution and Protection of Assets

When parties’ divorce, there is a distribution of the assets and debts acquired during the marriage.  This is called equitable distribution. Typically the division is 50/50.  However, assets such as businesses Read More

Spousal Support and Child Support

In New Jersey the two main categories of support are alimony and child support when going through divorce.  There are many important legal concepts parties should consider and understand about Read More

Spousal Support/Alimony

In New Jersey the law governing spousal support changed in 2014 with the Amendment of the Alimony Act. A shift in the law and subsequent cases more nearly equalizes the Read More

Emotional Support for Family Matters

A family lawyer’s work as a “Counselor at Law” may involve some limited family and marriage counseling related to the legal advice being provided. However, the lawyer does not provide Read More

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

A pre-nuptial agreement—also known as a “pre-nup” or “ante-nuptial agreement”—is a common tool to protect income and assets.  The agreement becomes enforceable upon marriage and applied in the event of Read More

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