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Will I Need a Forensic Accountant in My Morris County Divorce Action?

Any separation and divorce can be complicated, however divorce in its simplest form is about dividing marital assets and debts in order that each spouse can continue their life free of the other. Sometimes the process can be relatively simple: house, cars, bank accounts, credit card bills. Other belongings may go to one spouse or the […]

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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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TTN Attorneys Receive NJ Supreme Court Matrimonial Law Certification!

The Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark team wish to take this opportunity to congratulate two of our attorneys, Partner John E. Clancy, Esq. and Associate Gregory A. Pasler, Esq., for their recent certification in Matrimonial Law by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.   Taken from the NJ Judiciary’s website, a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney is an attorney who […]

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Why You Need an Alimony Attorney

When drafting an alimony agreement, it is essential that you have an experienced Morris County family law attorney to help you draft the agreement. In the recent case of Sercia v Sercia, the wife agreed to an alimony settlement which she thought would allow her to receive a part of her husband’s yearly bonus. However, […]

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Domestic Violence And Mass Shootings

New Jersey residents may not realize that women in the United States are 11 times more likely to be killed by a firearm than those in other countries. The availability of guns and the lack of strict gun laws are believed to be connected to the prevalence of guns and domestic violence. While most people […]

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Appraising The Home For The Divorce

A contentious divorce in New Jersey may well go to trial. If the departing spouses cannot come to agreement about the division of property, then the intervention of the court may be necessary. In order for a judge, who will almost certainly have no personal knowledge of the divorcing couple whatsoever, to make a reasonable […]

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Man Fighting To Get Child Returned From Brazil

People in New Jersey may have heard about the heartbreaking international child custody case in which a Texas father is fighting for the return of his son from Brazil. Reportedly, the man’s ex took the child two years ago to Brazil and never came back. According to reports, the father saw his son daily when […]

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Pendente Lite Support

Very often one of the first questions asked regarding filing for divorce is, “How will I survive if my Husband/Wife stops supporting me financially?” The answer is simple. During the pendency of a divorce the support spouse has an obligation to maintain the financial status quo. Further, the Courts have the equitable power to establish […]

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