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3 Common Circumstances That Allow for a Modification of Spousal Support

What made sense for spousal support during your original divorce proceedings may not always hold true as time passes. There are certain circumstances where it makes sense to adjust the court documents and proceedings and draft new documentation that supports the change in familial and living conditions. It is important to work with an experienced […]

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Divorce: Hidden Assets

In a divorce case, marital property is split according to state law and principles of equity. What if one spouse is hiding assets from the other during a divorce? This can affect the total amount of property to be split during the proceedings. It can be especially difficult for the spouse who did not handle […]

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Equitable Distribution, Not Always a 50/50 Split

Equitable distribution is a legal term that encompasses allotting the jointly owned marital assets during a divorce. The equitable distribution strives to provide a “fair” distribution. While it may not feel like the settlement that is achieved by the courts is fair in your eyes, the distribution is the best that it can be given […]

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Family Law 101: Spousal Support

When marriage partners divorce, the court may decide to award spousal support or alimony to a spouse. Spousal support is generally awarded to the spouse of weaker financial means. The duration and level of spousal support is decided in each circumstance. No two divorce cases are alike. New Jersey’s state laws (Section 2A:34-23) provide guidelines […]

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The Human Side of Domestic Violence

Cases centered on domestic violence can often get very messy, and for the spouse accused of being the persecutor, the trial can feel very uncomfortable. The natural impulse of most people is to sympathize with the accuser, especially if the alleged victim is a woman and the accused is a man. However, there are two […]

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Back To School Tips For Divorced Parents

More than 50 percent of America’s parents are divorced. Their children have to spend most of their time with the custodial parent, which limits some of their nurturing. A divorced parent can use the back-to-school time to build the child’s comfort level, however. The following are some tips that can increase the child’s bonding and […]

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What A Divorced Parent Needs To Know Before Moving

A common concern divorced parents have is how a move will affect a child custody agreement. The nature of the agreement can have a strong impact on the legality of relocating the child. A judge may have to approve a move across state lines, and any move of considerable distance often requires amending the custody […]

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The Goal Is To Protect Your Standard Of Living With Spousal Support Attorney

Although you think that you may be able to negotiate an amicable divorce with your partner, you still need a spousal support attorney. The goal is not just to administrate paperwork; the goal is to protect your standard of living. Many people who are coming out of a relationship are not fully aware of the […]

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Divorce Process: Filing The Divorce Petition

The divorce process in New Jersey involves several steps, details, and filings with the courts. It is important to understand the process in order for you to have the least amount of stress and time involved in obtaining your divorce so that you can focus on your new life. The average divorce process can be […]

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Some Of The Most Difficult Assets To Divide During Divorce

Most divorce cases can be settled relatively quickly. The average couple will need to allocate their assets and liabilities such as home, cars, household items, bank accounts, bills etc. While this can be done easily or be contentious among couples it is still pretty straight forward. There are however, some more complex assets that may […]

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