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 »
Divorce is often a difficult time for both spouses; however, it can be the only feasible solution for spouses that have a variety of relationship troubles. Before filing for divorce in New Jersey, it is important to understand the grounds for divorce. Determining the grounds for divorce allows individuals to identify the actions that caused…Read More »
All divorces can be difficult, especially if you are not prepared. Stress can be overwhelming in the divorce process, considering all hardships that spouses go through during this difficult time. Planning and setting goals can help you through this process. It is important to consider your life after your divorce is finalized, be as ready…Read More »
Though being served divorce papers can come as a surprise in some cases, it is more common that couples will sense the impending demise of their marriage. There are several steps that must be taken to file the necessary paperwork that starts the legal process of divorce. When considering divorce, some people wonder if it…Read More »
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