How Can I Modify my Child Custody Agreement in New Jersey?
July 8, 2020
Divorce has many parts to it that must be settled before the marriage is officially over. For parents, this includes child custody agreements. When custody is determined, both parents are required to abide by it or they can face certain consequences from the court. While this is true, life changes overtime and a family’s custody […]
Is it Possible for a Marriage to be Saved After Filing for Divorce?
July 2, 2020
Coming to the decision of going through a divorce is not an easy process. Typically, it takes spouses a long time to come to terms with the notion before finally filing for divorce. When it is filed, it creates an official court record and “docket number” for the case, putting the divorce in motion. Once […]
How do I Get Parenting Time With my Child on a Holiday?
July 1, 2020
When parents go through a divorce, one of the most important matters is the custody and parenting time situation. After the court settles on a custody agreement, parents are required to abide by it in order to see their child. This may include a parenting time agreement that details exactly how both parents will navigate […]
What Happens To The Cars During a Divorce in New Jersey?
June 29, 2020
Generally, cars acquired during the marriage are considered a “marital asset” and subject to equitable distribution. Determining how to divide two (or more) cars during a divorce is a straightforward process. In most divorces, each party typically keeps the car that he or she drives. Interestingly, a leased car does not have value and it […]
What Actions Should I Avoid During Divorce Proceedings in New Jersey?
June 25, 2020
Going through a divorce is often a long, complex, and emotionally exhausting process. This is because there are several different aspects that need to be addressed. One of these parts of a divorce that spouses may not typically consider is their behavior and the actions they take during the proceedings. While it may not be […]
How do I Divorce my Incarcerated Spouse in New Jersey?
June 24, 2020
Going through a divorce is challenging for anyone that is involved. This can be even more so if one spouse involved is incarcerated. In the state of New Jersey, there is a different process as to how this is navigated than a typical divorce. When dealing with these situations, it is important to retain the […]
What do I Need to Know About Postnuptial Agreements?
June 18, 2020
The division of assets is a long and complicated part of divorce proceedings. It is because of this that spouses sometimes like to enter their marriage with a clear division of who would get which assets in the event that they divorce in the future. This can be done with a prenuptial agreement before they […]
Can Adultery Impact My New Jersey Divorce?
June 17, 2020
Everyone makes mistakes in life. Sometimes, those mistakes can come with serious consequences, such as the end of a marriage. If a spouse commits adultery, it can impact their life and their spouse’s life in many ways. When this happens, spouses often wonder if this can affect their divorce proceedings in any way. Continue reading […]
Can I Modify My Alimony Obligation if I Lose My Job?
June 16, 2020
When you seek to modify your alimony obligation, the Court is going to analyze the facts of your case and apply it to the statute that specifically addresses the loss of your job. The Court will review your request under one of two provisions under the alimony statute when addressing the modification of alimony due […]
How Does New Jersey Divide Real Property For Unmarried Cohabitants?
June 15, 2020
In 2010, the New Jersey Legislature amended its Statute of Fraud’s writing requirement, adding subsection (h), requiring a writing for any “promise by one party to a non-marital personal relationship to provide support or other consideration for the other party….” N.J.S.A. 25:1-5(h). In a recently reported trial court decision, the trial court found it appropriate […]