How to Prepare For Your Divorce Mediation Session in New Jersey

Divorce can be complicated, which is why many spouses choose mediation instead. If you are ready to have your divorce mediated, you should prepare yourself to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. Please continue reading and speak with our experienced Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about how to prepare for mediation.  What documents do I need to prepare for divorce mediation? Before you enter your mediation…Read More

Should I Consider Hiring a Divorce Mediator in New Jersey?

There are very few aspects of life more stressful than going through a divorce. Aside from the emotional aspect of divorce, you have to worry about your finances, your children, and more. Generally, when couples cannot agree on the terms of their divorce, they enter a contested divorce, which will generally subject them to the litigation process. Unfortunately, divorce litigation is frequently costly, emotionally-draining, and requires a significant amount of…Read More

What is Gray Divorce?

In recent years, our country has seen an uptick in what is known as "gray divorce." Simply put, gray divorce refers to couples who choose to get divorced later on in life, or at least after the age of 50. Though the reasoning for such a trend is not completely clear, it is reasonable to assume, in part, that the general stigma of divorce is far less prevalent than it…Read More

How to Choose the Right Bergen County Divorce Mediator

Once you've decided to go through the divorce process, you may be wondering if there is an alternative to litigation. Fortunately, there is--divorce mediation. However, not all mediators are the same, which is why you need one that is truly the best fit for you. Please continue reading to learn more about divorce mediation, some useful questions to ask your potential divorce mediator, and how our experienced Bergen County family…Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Divorce Mediation

There are few things more stressful than entering the litigation process. For this very reason, many couples choose mediation instead. Please read on to learn more about divorce mediation and how to make the best of your mediation sessions with our experienced Bergen County divorce mediators. How Do I Prepare For Divorce Mediation? You may prepare for mediation by collecting important documents, getting valuables appraised, and doing a written inventory…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

Should I Hire a New Jersey Divorce Mediator?

If you are getting a divorce and cannot agree on its terms, there is a very good chance your divorce will enter the litigation process. Generally, when this happens, several assets and other aspects of your life, such as child custody, may suddenly be up for grabs. Naturally, this does not sit well with many spouses. Fortunately, you may have an alternative option: divorce mediation. Please read on and speak…Read More

How Does Collaborative Divorce Work in New Jersey?

Divorce is complicated, and nobody wants to endure the grueling litigation process. However, if you and your spouse are in a contested divorce, you may have to do so. When your divorce enters litigation, your assets may be subjected to equitable distribution, and a judge will, therefore, ultimately decide the outcome of your divorce. If this sounds unappealing to you, you are not alone. Fortunately, there are other options on…Read More

Does my Divorce Have to go Through Litigation?

Divorce is one of the most emotionally and financially stressful experiences an individual can have. If you and your spouse cannot agree on the terms of your divorce, you will most likely enter litigation, which is a long, drawn-out, and financially draining process. However, there are other options. If you would like to avoid the litigation process and have more of a voice regarding the final terms of your divorce,…Read More

What is a Contested Divorce?

One of the most common reasons for divorce is that couples simply cannot get along. When this is the case, the rather unfortunate reality is that couples who cannot get along in marriage do not agree in divorce. This makes the divorce process all the more complicated, as now, both spouses will have to fight for their financial security while simultaneously trying to manage their emotional well-being. Contested divorces are…Read More

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