Category: Alimony

Divorce: Changing Your Perspective and Improving Your Life

While the word “divorce” certainly carries a somewhat negative connotation in our society, the fact of the matter is that a divorce is often an extremely healthy thing for a person involved in an unhappy or angry relationship to pursue. Certainly, some divorces will be “easier” than others depending on the method used (alternative dispute […]

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Understanding Permanent Alimony and Open Duration Alimony

One of the most commonly misunderstood legal terms is that of “permanent alimony”, and this misunderstanding is what to its name being changed to “open duration alimony” as part of New Jersey’s 2014 Alimony Reform Act. Introducing a variety of changes to New Jersey alimony laws, changing the legal name of permanent alimony to open […]

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What is Considered a Default Divorce?

Contrary to popular belief, not all divorce proceedings are long and painful. It is actually quite common for divorcing spouses to come to amicable terms of a settlement agreement and get through their divorce with minimal interference. In some cases, this may result in what is known as a default divorce. While not all amicable divorces are ultimately […]

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Adultery and Divorce in New Jersey

It has been estimated that as many as one (1) in five (5) Americans admit to cheating on their significant others. While this number may come as a shock, unfortunately many individuals have already been impacted by infidelity within their own relationship or marriage. Many of our clients will then ask: when a marriage ends due […]

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What are the different types of Alimony?

North Jersey Law Firm Breaks down Alimony into 5 Types Alimony, also called spousal support, is a legal obligation for a person to provide financial support to a spouse after divorce.  Once a marriage is dissolved either spouse can petition the court for interim support.  Alimony is not an absolute right and a strong case […]

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Is My NJ Mediation Legally Binding?

Mediation is a commonly used form of alternative dispute resolution which seeks to resolve the issues of divorce and family law matters without formal litigation. Many individuals choose divorce mediation in order to keep their legal proceedings as amicable and flexible as possible, and to have the power to reach their own decisions in the areas of child custody, child support, alimony, and […]

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Co-Parenting During and After Divorce Harding, NJ

For parents going through a divorce, the safety, happiness, and wellbeing of their children is a top priority. While the many legal concerns of divorce such as alimony, division of marital assets, child custody and so forth are extremely important, it is also vital that children are given a consistent and loving environment during and after the divorce process. […]

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Why Choose Collaborative Divorce in Morris County?

Collaborative divorce, much like other alternative conflict resolution methods such as mediation, is a great choice for many divorcing spouses who wish to work together during the divorce process. Divorce is certainly a stressful time, but it does not need to be a battle. Many spouses are able to resolve even the most complex issues of divorce […]

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