What Are Some Alternatives to Court-Based Divorce?

There are few legal matters more personal than divorce, which is why if you are currently entering the divorce process, you most likely have various concerns as to how the process will go, what will happen, and how your divorce will be resolved. For many, the thought of court-based divorce, also known as litigation, is quite a frightening prospect, as no one wants to appear in front of a judge…Read More

NJ Couples Turn to Alternate Dispute Resolution Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the last year, New Jersey has seen a spike in couples seeking alternate dispute resolution, such as mediation or arbitration, as opposed to a litigated divorce. This is in large part due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, these types of divorce also come with several additional benefits as well. Please continue reading and speak with our New Jersey divorce attorneys to learn more. Here are some of the questions you…Read More

What are the Benefits of Divorce Mediation vs. Litigation?

As you know, divorce is a complex process, both emotionally, financially, and, of course, legally. Oftentimes, when we think of the divorce process, we imagine a courtroom where two spouses hash out their differences in a battle to get what they feel they are entitled to. In certain cases, this is what divorce looks like, however, it doesn't always have to be this way. Please continue reading and speak with…Read More

Mediated Divorce in New Jersey | What You Need to Know

When a couple gets divorced, they very frequently do not agree on the terms of their divorce, including child custody, child support, who gets to keep which assets, such as the marital home, and more. Unfortunately, this can make an already complicated process even more complex. Contested divorces are generally more common than uncontested divorces, and the unfortunate reality is that oftentimes, contested divorces end up going through the litigation…Read More

What is a Civil Union Dissolution?

In 2004, Congress signed the Civil Union Act into law, allowing same-sex couples and couples over the age of 62 to form a civil union and receive many of the same benefits that marriage has to offer. That being said, now that same-sex marriage has been entirely legalized in New Jersey, those involved in civil unions had the option to change their civil union into a real marriage. However, to…Read More

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

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

Role of Attorneys in the Mediation Process

Alternatives to traditional litigation including mediation, arbitration, and collaborative divorce have become increasingly popular to settle many divorce and family law disputes. However, many clients are not clear on exactly how the mediation process works and how attorneys can be involved. There are actually several different ways in which a qualified mediation attorney can be involved in the mediation process dependent on the preferences of the parties involved. Today, our mediation attorneys will define mediators and mediation attorneys,…Read More

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