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

Why Creating a Digital Estate Plan is so Important in the Wake of COVID-19

One of the most important things anyone can do is create a comprehensive estate plan. While writing a will and other documents are critical, one of the most overlooked aspects of estate planning is establishing your digital estate. Please read on and reach out to our experienced Bergen County estate planning attorneys to learn more about digital estates and how we can help you achieve the peace of mind you…Read More

Creating Powers of Attorney in Response to COVID-19

Recently, the New Jersey Department of Children and Families released a statement recommending parents to consider creating temporary guardianship options for their children in case they become incapacitated with COVID-19. As you may know, a guardian is someone you trust that you can appoint to care for and look after your children should you no longer be able to do so. Though no parent wants to imagine this scenario, it…Read More

Why You Need to Create an Estate Plan For Uncertain Times

Many of us neglect to create a comprehensive estate plan until it is too late. Creating an estate plan helps ensure you have peace of mind, knowing that in uncertain circumstances, your assets are protected. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bergen County estate planning attorneys to learn more about how we can help you draft an estate plan that works for you and your family. Here…Read More

How to Notarize Legal Documents in the Wake of the New Coronavirus

If you have recently drafted certain legal documents in the wake of the new coronavirus, such as a power of attorney, the next step, naturally, is to have that document notarized in front of a notary. However, because of the recent spread of COVID-19 and the ensuing statewide stay-at-home orders, this process may seem all the more complex. However, there are several things you can do to have these critical…Read More

Are There Different Types of Trusts?

When someone writes a will, they may consider establishing certain trusts. Though they vary in specificity, the essential purpose of any trust is to ensure all beneficiaries will maximize their inheritance. Essentially, a trust is a contract between the estate and a third party that is in charge of a trust’s administration, known as a trustee. If you are a trustee or are creating a trust, you may seek some…Read More

What Should I Know About Writing My Will?

If you are about to begin the process of writing your will, there are a few things you should know. While some people think writing their will is a fairly easy process, the truth is, writing a will is usually quite involved. On the other hand, it is also easy to understand how certain people may feel that writing their will is a rather daunting task as well. Plus, nobody…Read More

Alimony, Child Support, Division of Assets after Death

Protecting the Futures of Clients across Ridgewood, Hackensack, Paramus, Teaneck, Fort Lee and Bergen County It's unpleasant to consider what will happen after we die, but if you’re in the middle of divorce or child support litigation and the division of assets, now is the time to start planning for that eventuality.  Generally support obligations, alimony or child support, end upon the death of the payer. Whether you eventually pay…Read More

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

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. Your choice on whether to take the case to trial must factor in objective criteria…Read More

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