Can I Modify My Divorce Terms During COVID-19?

In the wake of the new coronavirus, more and more people have undergone significant changes to their everyday lives, whether it be losing employment, contracting the virus, or otherwise. Fortunately, though times are difficult, in many cases, you can still change certain divorce terms, such as alimony or child support terms (even temporarily, if need be). Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys…Read More

Will I Lose My Stimulus Payment If I Owe Child Support?

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected all of our lives, both physically, financially, and otherwise. Fortunately, the government has recently provided a $2 trillion stimulus package. One facet of this economic relief is that many individuals qualify for a one-time cash rebate of up to $1,200 per person. This is great news for many people, however, if you are someone who is behind on child support, whether because you recently…Read More

How Does New Jersey Calculate Child Support?

There are few things more important to divorcing co-parents than being able to support their children and ensure they grow up to live happy, fulfilling lives. One of the ways in which New Jersey courts seek to enforce this is through child support payments. If you live in New Jersey as a divorced co-parent and require child support payments, please read on and reach out to our experienced Bergen County…Read More

Why You Should Never Talk About Your Ex On Social Media

With the new coronavirus become a central topic in our daily lives, and with many of us now being ordered to stay inside, social media usage will most likely see a huge uptick in the weeks or months to come. This is why we feel it is prudent to discuss how what you do on social media can drastically impact your divorce if you are going through one, or even…Read More

Appeals to Arbitration Agreements in New Jersey

Many couples who have to decide on terms of their divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and division of assets choose to go through arbitration, as opposed to litigation. Arbitration allows litigants to select an arbitrator of their choice.  This gives them more freedom to choose when and how their divorce proceedings will go. However, arbitration provides a very limited judicial review. This means that in the future, it will…Read More

Can I Modify Divorce Terms After They’ve Been Decided in Court?

As we move through life, things gradually--and sometimes suddenly--change. Though we can’t predict how and to what extent, we can almost certainly guarantee that life will change. That is why in many cases, former spouses may require a revision of divorce terms settled years, or even months ago. If you are someone who is looking to request a post-divorce modification, you must continue reading and reach out to our experienced…Read More

What Should You Not Do When Getting a Divorce?

If you are about to get a divorce, or you are already in the process of getting one, there are several things you should do, and there are several things you shouldn’t do. Today, our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys have provided you with a list of some of the many things you absolutely should not do in the months during or after your divorce takes place. They are as…Read More

Financial Abuse in a Marriage: Know Your Rights

When one person lives in fear of another, if resources aren’t shared fairly, and threats are involved, it’s usually abuse of some form or another. Any kind of abuse tends to have similar characteristics of control, threat, secrets, fueled by fear of one partner from another. Extreme financial dependence is quite common in society today and can be a facilitating factor in financial abuse. As hard as it is to…Read More

How Can Social Security Benefits Impact My New Jersey Divorce?

When spouses divorce, they are very often concerned over whether they will lose out on, or benefit from, retirement assets. These assets are subject to equitable distribution. In New Jersey, older couples who have been married for over 10 years may receive a portion of their former partners’ Social Security, pension, and military retirement benefits, provided they hire experienced legal counsel. Please read on and reach out to our experienced…Read More

What You Need to Know About Child Support in New Jersey

When parents get divorced, they most often fight over issues such as alimony or child support. Unfortunately, the truth is, the real victims in this situation are the children, which is why New Jersey courts settle child support terms on the basis of providing a reasonable level of stability for your child. However, courts are not always correct in their determinations, so if you find yourself in this situation, you…Read More

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