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Impacts of Divorce in Immigration and Naturalization

Divorce & Conditional Resident Status When an immigrant applies for permanent residence “green card” based on their marriage to a U.S. citizen, the immigrant is first granted a “conditional permanent residence” Read More

MUNICIPAL COURT DEFENSE - REFUSAL TO TAKE ALCOTEST

A driver in New Jersey who refuses to take an Alcotest will receive a Summons for this refusal, and a Summons for Driving While Intoxicated.  Another Summons for a driving Read More

Divorced Parents’ Obligation To Pay For College Costs And Support For Their Children

In the State of New Jersey, divorced parents can be responsible for the costs of their children’s college.  In addition to college costs, such as tuition, books, and application fees, Read More

Some of the nuances of alimony awards

One of the most important aspects of a divorce is determining alimony. Not every divorce case includes an alimony component. If there is a significant difference in the parties’ earnings Read More

Case information statements AKA the financial snapshot

In New Jersey, after the complaint for divorce and answering pleadings are filed with the family court, both parties must prepare a “case information statement.” The case information statement, or Read More

The Scorched Earth Divorce/Guaranteed to Waste Money and Relationships

One would never guess what goes on behind closed doors. A well-to-do couple’s marriage came to an end. They were well-known pillars of their community, who were people of Middle Eastern Read More

Your Divorce Attorney Should Present the Best and Worst-Case Scenarios Prior to Appearing before a Judge

In my opinion, I think this is good lawyering when you say to the client, “Look, this is your best day in court. This is your worst day in court.” Read More

The New Jersey Parentage Act

Mothers and fathers have a lot to consider when they conceive a child. Sometimes a couple is in an ongoing relationship like a marriage. Very often they are not. The Read More

What Does It Mean When Your Name Is on a Piece of Property or on a Debt?

People have many misconceptions about property ownership and debt. If your name is on a piece of property or a debt, the legal result is very different in Divorce Court Read More

Divorce – Married Taxpapers Filed Joint Tax Return – IRS – Innocent Spouse

Helfand & Associates, matrimonial attorneys at 575 Route 10 East, Suite 1, Whippany, New Jersey, can assist you with identifying issues that can provide innocent spouse relief from taxes. Usually Read More

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