The decision to divorce your spouse is a difficult one and many different questions must be answered before the process can begin. Many couples who are interested in getting a divorce fear that this decision may negatively impact their children. Couples may choose to stay together for the sake of the kids, while others find…Read More »
According to the Pew Research Center, about seven out of 10 adults in the United States use social media regularly. Nowadays, most people are extensively using social media during a time when divorce rates are relatively high. Researchers estimate that approximately 40 percent of all marriages end in divorce. Understandably, social media is increasingly being…Read More »
As hard as it is to believe, we are only a month away from the start of the summer. This means that parents will need to decide what summer activities their children will be involved in to keep them active. Summer camp is a popular activity for children, it keeps them busy and off their…Read More »
The novel coronavirus has made a significant impact on communities, companies, relationships, and individuals. The current COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot of stress on parents who share custody of children due to separation or divorce. Important decisions will need to be made on behalf of your children’s safety and well-being. Custody Modifications and Health…Read More »
Child custody is a stressful situation for everyone involved. Often, it can be difficult to determine a child custody agreement due to emotionally charged ex-spouses. For this reason, laws in each state mandate child custody agreements based on the circumstances of each case. However, what happens if the separating parents are not married? Rights of…Read More »
In New Jersey, there is no law preventing one spouse from divorcing another. One spouse cannot contest the divorce filing itself, but can contest elements of the divorce settlement. A contested divorce makes the process much more complicated. If the spouses cannot agree on the divorce settlement, a judge will make the decision. However, if…Read More »
Many modern couples share much more than a home and property. Plenty of spouses enjoy joint email and social media accounts, bank accounts, and cellphone packages. Divorce almost always affects these shared technologies. Even in divorces that are uncontested and generally friendly, the parties can be tempted to spy on each other’s internet history or…Read More »
After months or years of arguments and tension, couples who decide to divorce often feel excited at the thought of moving into separate homes. However, sometimes it makes more financial and logistical sense to remain under the same roof until after the separation is finalized. Not only can this type of arrangement be less expensive…Read More »
Like most things, the institution of marriage slowly changes over time. This is due to an ever-changing society that dictates how divorces are perceived and handled. Our changing society often leads to new trends in divorce. In order to understand divorce rates, reasons for divorce, and how divorce is handled, one must analyze these updated…Read More »
In family law, child custody arrangements typically establish which household the child will live in and which parent will have visitation. It also determines which parent will be able to make important decisions that affect the child’s life. Therefore, it is important that divorcing parents understand sole and joint custody and their differences before an…Read More »
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