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Citing Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

June 14, 2019

Divorce is often a complex and exhausting process. In the state of New Jersey, spouses must make certain steps before the divorce proceedings can begin. When filing for a divorce, one of the first things that must be done is to cite grounds for the divorce. While many people believe there is always a “fault” […]

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What are the Benefits of Divorce Mediation?

June 7, 2019

When couples go through a divorce, they sometimes wish to do so on their own. This allows them to avoid going through the process in a courtroom with the assistance of a judge. Because of this, there are alternative methods available to spouses to complete their divorce. These are not possible for all couples to […]

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Prenuptial Agreements in NJ

June 7, 2019

When people start their lives together, it is hard to consider a future where they are not married. Many ignore the reality of divorce. When over 50% of marriages end in divorce, more people should consider drafting prenuptial agreements in order to protect themselves. When a marriage ends, they often address the same relevant issues. […]

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Types of Divorce in New Jersey

May 31, 2019

There are many things for a couple to consider and settle before a divorce can be official. This requires spouses to come together and make several decisions regarding their marital issues. Sometimes, spouses are able to do this alone without the intervention of the court. However, this is not always possible and couples sometimes need […]

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Division of Assets in New Jersey

May 24, 2019

When a couple goes through a divorce, it is often a tiring and complex process that requires a great amount of attention. During this process, there are several legal matters that are required to be taken care of before a marriage is officially over. When two spouses combine their lives, there are many aspects of […]

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Spousal Support in New Jersey

May 24, 2019

In order to complete the divorce process, one must consider the topic of spousal support. There are many issues that become heated in a divorce case. Alimony is no exception. Often, parties disagree on who is entitled to what support. New Jersey courts award the dependent party a certain type of alimony based on his […]

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Changes to New Jersey Child Support Laws in 2018

May 2, 2019

The New Jersey signed by Governor Christie, N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67, made significant changes to the law related to the duration and termination of child support obligations. Some may feel that this new law makes divorce as well as post-divorce modifications far more complicated. However, the law was passed with the hope of bringing child support payments more […]

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Child Custody and Domestic Violence

April 28, 2019

Domestic violence, and the resulting legal actions of temporary restraining orders and final restraining orders, are one of the most legally and emotionally impactful situations any family can deal with. For victims of domestic violence and abuse, securing legal protection for themselves and their children is of the utmost importance; while for individuals falsely accused […]

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Tips for Co-Parenting after Divorce

April 21, 2019

While your Bergen County divorce may have ended your financial and legal relationship with your former partner, if you have children together, you will be entering into a new kind of relationship, that of co-parents! For some couples, this new type of relationship may come naturally, but for others, it can be difficult to learn […]

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Gun Violence and Domestic Violence Bergen County NJ

April 11, 2019

Serving Clients across Northern New Jersey with offices conveniently located in Hackensack and Whippany According to a 2016 report by Everytown, 4.5 million women in the United States have had an intimate partner threaten them with a gun.  The Center for Disease Controls reports that 53% of the killings of American women are related to […]

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