What to Know About New Jersey’s Civil Union Laws and History

Civil unions for same-sex couples and couples over the age of 62 have been legal since 2004 under the Civil Union Act. Today, same-sex marriage is legal in every state due to the 2015 Supreme Court decision. However, existing civil unions were not automatically converted into marriages. This requires domestic partners to take legal action for their civil union to be considered a marriage. This means that many couples are…Read More

Post-Divorce Financial Tips

Divorce can leave individuals feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, especially when it comes to the money spent on legal proceedings. Starting this new chapter in your life requires a lot of self-discipline to get back on your feet, especially when it comes to your bank account. Continue reading to discover the best post-divorce financial tips to get back on track and manage your single household with a fresh start. Reach out…Read More

Tips to Consider when Preparing for a Divorce in New Jersey

Preparing for a divorce can be an overwhelming time filled with advice and tips in every corner. We have created a short but important list of tips to consider when preparing for a divorce that will get you started on the right foot. If you require further assistance with this process, reach out to our experienced divorce attorney to learn more about our services. You do not need to go…Read More

Can I make my spouse leave the marital home during a divorce?

It is not uncommon to wonder if you have the authority to force your spouse out of the marital home when you are going through a divorce. You may even consider leaving the home yourself to make things more seamless. Continue reading to discover the logistics of a situation such as this and the best ways to approach it while keeping an end goal in mind. Reach out to our…Read More

Reasons to Hire an Attorney for a Divorce

Divorce can be draining and emotional. It is all too easy to make damaging assumptions regarding you and your ex-spouse's plans for your divorce when you are going through such a stressful time in your life. Many individuals may even question if an attorney is right for them and their divorce process. Continue reading to discover the reasons why hiring an attorney for your divorce will be beneficial to you…Read More

Collaborative Divorce in New Jersey | What You Should Know

There are few things more complicated in life than divorce. Of course, nobody ever wants to imagine the day where there is no other option but to divorce their spouse, however, divorce is an incredibly common reality in our society. If you are someone who is currently going through the divorce process and you cannot agree on the terms of your divorce with your spouse, you are in what is…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

Does Spousal Support End When I Retire in New Jersey?

Alimony (also known as spousal support) is one of the most hotly-contested family law issues. Alimony is not intended to be a permanent agreement, which is why, oftentimes, after the supporting spouse retires, he or she will begin looking into whether he or she can cease making alimony payments. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable Bergen County family law attorneys to learn more about whether spousal support ends…Read More

How Can I Use an Expert Witness to Help With My Divorce?

Expert witnesses are often used outside of litigation and are not reserved for use in court only. They can help in various dispute resolution methods, including mediation, arbitration, and collaborative divorce. The value of using an expert is their knowledge, experience, and vitally, their unemotional and unbiased view of the outcome. In divorce proceedings, expert witnesses are often in the financial or psychological fields. Within the financial realm, expert testimony…Read More

What You Need to Know About Divorce From Bed and Board

Though many other states do, New Jersey, in particular, does not recognize a formal process for legal separation. Instead, the state of New Jersey recognizes its equivalent, known as divorce from bed and board. Simply put, this type of divorce means that the couple is economically separated, however, they do remain legally married. If you are considering getting a divorce from bed and board, please continue reading and reach out…Read More

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