BLOG

What are a Parent’s Obligations to Pay for College in a NJ Divorce

February 20, 2019

As companies and businesses begin to favor higher levels of education in prospective employees, it is becoming more and more important for a child to receive a college education. New Jersey recognizes this fact, and as such, heavily favors children being financially supported through their college education. Include a Financial Plan in your Bergen County […]

READ MORE...

The 5 Types of Alimony in New Jersey

February 14, 2019

Alimony and spousal support is a key component of many Bergen County divorce settlement agreements. Alimony allows individuals who have traditionally been financially dependent on their spouse to continue to receive financial support during, and after, their divorce, and maintain a lifestyle as close as possible as to what they enjoyed during their marriage. However, the […]

READ MORE...

Are Any of My Assets Protected from Equitable Distribution during Divorce?

February 7, 2019

One of the most commonly asked questions during any divorce or divorce mediation is “Are any of my assets protected from being divided during my divorce?” Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. Equitable distribution depends on a great many factors specific to each divorce, and you will need to work closely with your […]

READ MORE...

Avoiding Unnecessary Financial Costs & Emotional Pitfalls in Your Bergen County Divorce

January 26, 2019

Litigation is a tool for protecting and enforcing your rights. Any family attorney would be remiss if they didn’t emphasize in their initial consultation that litigation can be unpredictable, the resulting financial costs unknown, and the potentially devastating emotional toll it could take on yourself, your spouse, and any children you may have, if things get personal. […]

READ MORE...

Modifications to Bergen County Alimony and Child Support

January 18, 2019

Any divorce will bring with it a myriad of questions that will need to be answered as well as many difficult situations that will need to be resolved. These will always include division of assets and in many cases alimony, child custody and child support.  All of these issues are intertwined and any judgement will […]

READ MORE...

January quickly becoming known as “Divorce Month” in legal circles

January 8, 2019

January is quickly turning out to be the most popular month of the year to get a divorce, becoming known as “divorce month” in family law circles. January sees approximately 33 percent more divorce filings than other months.  The January spike usually begins during the first full working week following Christmas, and spills over into the […]

READ MORE...

Adopting Your Step Child in Bergen County NJ

January 1, 2019

Bergen County Adoption Attorneys Helping Clients in Hackensack, Paramus, Teanack, and across Bergen and Morris Counties NJ Adoption can be one of the most beautiful gifts that a step parent or adoptive parent can give a child. It is designed to give stable homes and good parents to the many children who may not have them.  […]

READ MORE...

Temporary Agreements During Divorce

December 28, 2018

The divorce process can take weeks, months, or even years in New Jersey. During this period, time does not stand still. Parents must continue to raise their children, and all divorcing couples must continue to support themselves as well. Temporary agreements to cover issues including child custody, child support, and alimony may be available for couples until their divorce settlement agreement […]

READ MORE...

Children and the Mediation Process Bergen County NJ

December 21, 2018

Our Divorce and Family Law Mediators serve clients in Hackensack, Paramus, Teaneck, Ridgewood and across Bergen County NJ Divorce is difficult for everyone involved. It can also be hard on children whose parents are now at odds and in many cases may even be fighting over custody. Even young children can often feel the tension […]

READ MORE...

What Roles Can an Attorney Have in a Bergen County Mediation?

December 18, 2018

Serving Clients Across Ridgewood, Paramus, Hackensack, Fort Lee, Teaneck and Bergen County When considering mediation, many of our clients have questions about how lawyers fit into the process. They wonder whether their mediator is their lawyer, whether they need a separate attorney, and how mediation attorneys differ from normal family law attorneys. On this page, we will […]

READ MORE...