What to Know About Divorce Mediation

Sometimes when couples are going through a divorce, they will wish to do so with the assistance of a mediator. Divorce mediation allows spouses to avoid going through the process in a courtroom with a judge. Mediation allows spouses to come together to negotiate the terms of their divorce. During this negotiation, spouses will discuss the marital issues that have not been resolved which may include child support, child custody,…Read More

How to Prepare for Divorce Mediation

The process of preparing for divorce mediation allows your mediator to gain all of the appropriate information they will need to have a productive session. Divorce mediation prep will include preparing all of the appropriate paperwork which will cover childcare, owned property, legal matters, finances, and insurance. The other aspect of divorce mediation prep is to emotionally and mentally prepare for the process ahead. Taking the time to work on…Read More

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

What You Should Know About Contested Divorce in New Jersey

There are few things more complicated in life than divorce. Unfortunately, if you are someone who is currently getting divorced and you and your spouse cannot agree on the terms of your divorce, you are in what is known as a contested divorce. These divorces are often particularly complex, however, our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys are here to help. Please continue reading and speak with our firm to learn…Read More

Should I File a No-Fault Divorce in New Jersey?

Divorce is a complicated matter, and if you are getting divorced, there is a lot you need to know about the process ahead. One step of the process is choosing whether to file a no-fault divorce or to cite fault grounds. Please continue reading and speak with our Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more. Here are some of the questions you may have: What is a no-fault divorce in…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

Divorce Rates Tend to Spike in January | Here’s Why

In recent years, one of the most common divorce trends we have noticed is that divorce tends to spike around the month of January. In fact, divorce rates tend to rise between 20%-30% in the month of January. Of course, there are many theories as to why this is the case, however, many attribute the spike in divorce to the fact that holidays are coming to a close, and spouses…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

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