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How Does a Parent’s Financial Stability Impact Custody Decisions?

Fighting for custody can be a stressful experience, especially if your spouse has more resources than you and tries to show that you will not offer the financial stability that your child needs. Financial stability is not everything though, so let our child custody attorneys in Bergen County, NJ evaluate your case and help you make the strongest argument for why you should get custody. Does the Richer Parent Have…Read More

What Are Some of the Most Common Misconceptions About Prenups?

Many couples do not understand exactly how prenups work. As a result, some of them do not realize that they could actually benefit from the use of one. That is why we want to correct some of the misconceptions about prenuptial agreements and let you know that our prenuptial agreement attorneys in Bergen County, NJ are ready to help you draw up one of your own. Aren’t Prenups Expensive? Most…Read More

Can I Protect My Intellectual Property During a Divorce?

When you get a divorce, all of the marital property needs to be divided up equitably. This includes any intellectual property owned by either spouse. If you or your company have invaluable IPs to protect, you should have our Bergen County, NJ property division attorneys on your side. What is an Intellectual Property? An intellectual property is usually not a physical piece of property that can be taken or divided…Read More

What Are the Options for Dividing Rental Properties in a Divorce?

If you and your spouse have a lot of property to split up during a divorce, those negotiations can quickly become complicated and contentious. Our Bergen County divorce attorneys can help you through this process and we will do everything that we can to make sure that you get a fair shake in the property distribution process. One thing that can make these negotiations more complex is the presence of…Read More

How Can I Ensure My Divorce Is Kept Private?

The divorce process can be difficult enough to deal with without having to worry about every detail of your and your spouse’s disagreements leaking out to everyone. It is important to take steps to protect your privacy during your divorce. You cannot stop the flow of information completely, but you can make it a bit more difficult to pry into your family’s private life at a tough time. Our Bergen…Read More

What Should I Know About Mental Health Issues & Divorce?

Having a spouse who suffers from mental health issues can make a divorce more complicated, but do not worry. Our Bergen County divorce attorneys can help you navigate this process and fight for the best possible outcome. This is what you need to know before you file any paperwork. Can Mental Health Issues Prevent a Spouse From Getting Child Custody or Visitation Rights? In some cases, yes. The court’s priority…Read More

Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C. Welcomes Pegeen C. Williams, Esq. To The Firm

Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Pegeen C. Williams, Esq. joined our firm in July 2023. Peg is a divorce and family law attorney, who has been practicing in New Jersey since 2006. More specifically, she is experienced in handling all facets of contested and uncontested family law matters, such as divorce, non-dissolution, custody/parenting time, alimony, equitable distribution, and post-judgment matters. And in addition to being…Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Divorcing a Gambling Addict?

Most divorces are difficult, but it can be especially difficult to divorce a spouse who has a gambling addiction. Your marital assets could be compromised, and you may even have to worry about your own credit if your spouse has secretly opened up credit lines in your name. This can be a stressful time, but if your spouse will not get help divorce may be the only way to protect…Read More

How Can I Protect My Rights as a Stay-At-Home Parent During a Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce as a stay-at-home parent, you may be worried about how you can protect yourself and fight for a fair divorce arrangement. After all, your spouse probably has more resources at their disposal, and divorces can be an expensive endeavor. Our Bergen County divorce attorneys can help you though, whether you are seeking a fair divorce arrangement or you are curious about how you…Read More

Can I Divorce a Spouse With A Substance Abuse Problem?

Getting a divorce due to a spouse’s substance abuse problem is completely valid in New Jersey. It can serve as grounds for divorce and it gives you a compelling reason to file a petition. If you plan to file for divorce, you do not have to go it alone. You can talk to our fault divorce attorneys in Bergen County, NJ, and learn more about how our lawyers can help…Read More

Read Our Latest Blog Posts

  •  How Does a Parent’s Financial Stability Impact Custody Decisions?
  •  What Are Some of the Most Common Misconceptions About Prenups?
  •  Can I Protect My Intellectual Property During a Divorce?