Can I Get Divorced If My Spouse Lives in a Different State?

If you and your spouse are no longer living in the same state, and you are going through a divorce, this can complicate the process. This is why it is important that you retain the services of an understanding and skilled divorce attorney or divorce mediator who can walk you through the steps ahead with your best interests in mind. Our legal team at Townsend, Tomaio, & Newmark understands the…Read More

What is the Difference Between an Uncontested and Contested Divorce?

Facing a divorce requires the knowledge of the two types of divorce: uncontested divorce and contested divorce. To learn more about the difference between these two types of divorce, continue reading. If you require the assistance of an experienced divorce attorney, do not hesitate to reach out to our firm. Give us a call today if you have any further questions regarding uncontested and contested divorces. What is an uncontested…Read More

How Are High-Value Assets Divided in a New Jersey Divorce?

There are few things more complicated than the divorce process, and if you are someone with multiple high-value assets, you are most likely wondering how those assets will come into play when it comes to equitable distribution. Please read on and reach out to our Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about high-value assets and divorce and how our firm can work to protect what is yours. Here are…Read More

Appeals to Arbitration Agreements in New Jersey

Many couples who have to decide on terms of their divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and division of assets choose to go through arbitration, as opposed to litigation. Arbitration allows litigants to select an arbitrator of their choice.  This gives them more freedom to choose when and how their divorce proceedings will go. However, arbitration provides a very limited judicial review. This means that in the future, it will…Read More

Can I Modify Divorce Terms After They’ve Been Decided in Court?

As we move through life, things gradually--and sometimes suddenly--change. Though we can’t predict how and to what extent, we can almost certainly guarantee that life will change. That is why in many cases, former spouses may require a revision of divorce terms settled years, or even months ago. If you are someone who is looking to request a post-divorce modification, you must continue reading and reach out to our experienced…Read More

Establishing Legal Paternity in the State of New Jersey

There are few things more stressful for a parent than risking losing legal custody of his or her child. If you are someone who is currently fighting for child custody, or perhaps your paternal rights were denied, there are several things you should do; the most important being reaching out to our experienced Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the legal process…Read More

What is Marital Property?

Generally, when couples enter a contested divorce, their property will be broken down into two primary categories: marital and separate property. This blog will address the difference between the two, as well as detail how the equitable distribution process will influence the outcome of your divorce. Please read on and reach out to our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys to learn more about what we can do for you. Marital…Read More

Why Should I Hire an Attorney For a Divorce?

Divorce is among the most stressful times in a person’s life, and to make matters worse, it is often draining, both emotionally and financially. Because of this, many spouses debate whether they truly need an attorney to help them through the divorce process. The answer, for many reasons, is yes, you will need an attorney, but don’t take our word for it--simply continue reading to learn more about why it’s…Read More

What Should You Not Do When Getting a Divorce?

If you are about to get a divorce, or you are already in the process of getting one, there are several things you should do, and there are several things you shouldn’t do. Today, our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys have provided you with a list of some of the many things you absolutely should not do in the months during or after your divorce takes place. They are as…Read More

Divorce Trends in 2020

Through the years, divorce has changed. In most recent times, we have noticed several trends and common threads among divorcing spouses in New Jersey. If you are someone who is getting a divorce, these trends may impact you in some way. Please read on and reach out to our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys to learn more about the process going forward and how our firm can help you. Some…Read More

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