Family Law and Divorce in New Jersey

equitable divorce in NJ

Articles September 21, 2015

The Ins and Outs of Equitable Distribution in New Jersey

What constitutes an equitable divorce in the state of NJ?             “For better or for worse, in sickness and in health, till death do us part’. Everyone knows these words as the typical marriage vows. When stating these vows, the majority of couples will look at this as their two lives becoming one in every […]

Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney in NJ

Articles September 11, 2015

Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney in NJ

What Should You Always Keep in Mind when Selecting a NJ Divorce Attorney It is certainly not an enormous surprise that divorce is an emotionally trying time for any person. Whether the divorce is contentious or not, divorce is essentially closing one very important chapter in your life. After the last argument has been had […]

Same Sex Divorce in NJ

Articles June 29, 2015

Same-Sex Divorce in New Jersey: What Can You Expect?

With Same-Sex Marriage Comes Same-Sex Divorce- What Can Same-Sex Couples Expect in NJ? Throughout most of recorded history, marriage was defined as ‘the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman as partners in a relationship.’ Times have changed, however. Same-sex couples have struggled to be able to have their love and […]

Prenuptial Agreements vs. Post-Marriage Agreements

Articles June 29, 2015

Prenuptial Agreements vs. Post-Marriage Agreements: How Do They Differ in New Jersey?

Prenuptial Agreements vs. Post-Marriage Agreements in NJ Whether you have heard the term in passing or in a news report, or have read about it in an article, such as the one previously posted to our blog on May 11th, most people are familiar with the term ‘prenuptial agreement.’ A prenuptial agreement is a contract […]

Articles May 11, 2015

Prenuptial Agreements in New Jersey: What You Should Know

Getting Married? Here’s What You Should Know about NJ Prenuptial Agreements The white dress, the flowers, the bridal party, the tuxedos. These are often the first thoughts that come to mind when one begins to plan a wedding. A couple is so in love with one another and the future appears so bright to them […]

Articles May 1, 2015

NJ Same-sex Marriage Affords Numerous Financial Benefits

Same-sex marriage affords numerous financial benefits in the state of NJ. Married same-sex couples in New Jersey where same-sex marriage has been legally recognized since October 21, 2013, enjoy an array of financial benefits as a result of their married status. This article outlines a number of those benefits available to those couples. To begin, […]

Articles March 19, 2015

The Consequences of Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Domestic violence is a serious matter. Understand the consequences of domestic violence in the state of New Jersey. Scared. Powerless. Trapped. Helpless. These are just some of the words that just scratch the surface of describing what a victim of domestic abuse feels like. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, on average 20 […]

Articles February 20, 2015

Arbitration and Divorce in New Jersey– What You Need to Know

What You Should Know about Arbitration and Divorce in New Jersey Arbitration is a method of resolving disputes in a divorce matter outside of the traditional courtroom. In particular situations, you may want to consider arbitration, such as where complex financial issues require testimony necessitating trial dates spread out over many months with lots of […]

Articles February 18, 2015

Considering Divorce? Know the Differences Between Conventional Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration Before You File for Divorce in New Jersey

If you are considering a divorce in the state of New Jersey, understand the differences between Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration. No two marriages are alike and, in like manner, no two divorces are alike. Each presents its own unique personalities and issues. You and your spouse may be able to reach an agreement and avoid […]

Articles February 6, 2015

Information About Changing Your Name After Divorce In New Jersey

Should I change my name after my divorce? Here’s are things to consider when changing your name in New Jersey Often at the time of a divorce, a wife (or a partner in a same-sex marriage or civil union) decides to resume using a maiden name or a former name. The reasons why someone decides […]