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Preparing For Coronavirus

Now that the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread throughout New Jersey, the country, and the world, we need to ensure we do everything we can do halt its spread. Fortunately, for most people, the virus is far from deadly, however, this is not true for everyone, which is why you must take the necessary preparations to keep yourself out of harm's way. Some of the most important steps you…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

Barry Jackson is Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark’s New COO

Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C. is honored to announce Barry Jackson as our new COO. Below you will find Mr. Jackson’s bio: As Chief Operating Officer at Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C., Barry Jackson facilitates the practice of law and is the point person for all areas of legal administration. Barry graduated cum laude from The University of Richmond with a BS in business administration. He has a distinguished resume…Read More

Can I Divorce My Spouse if He is in Jail?

Though nearly all divorce is complicated, it can be even more so if your spouse is currently incarcerated. If you are looking to divorce an incarcerated spouse, you must read on and reach out to our experienced Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the legal process going forward. Here are some of the questions you may have: Can I divorce my incarcerated…Read More

Modifying Settlement Agreements in New Jersey

During a divorce, couples must come to conclusions regarding their marital issues. Once these decisions are made, they must be approved by a judge. When a judge approves their new arrangements, they are finalized and considered the law. Because they are the law, spouses are required to abide by them. If they are not, the arrangements can be enforced by the court. While this is true, courts in the state…Read More

What are the Benefits of Divorce Mediation?

When couples go through a divorce, they sometimes wish to do so amicably and with the help of a mediator. 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 do, however, they can be beneficial for others. One of…Read More

Types of Divorce in New Jersey

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 the assistance of a judge. It is because of this that there are several types…Read More

Division of Assets in New Jersey

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 them that are intertwined. Because of this, one of the largest parts of divorce proceedings…Read More

Grand-Parent Visitation Rights Lawyers Bergen County NJ

Family law courts are often the site of some of the most emotional legal decisions. Issues such as divorce, child support and child custody can tear at the heart of any family.  Often overlooked in this sea of emotion are grand-parents. Grandparents' visitation rights often fall as secondary considerations if they are considered at all. However, this can be a grave tragedy as many grand-parents have very close and loving…Read More

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