Children often face difficult challenges after divorce, and may not be emotionally equipped to understand why their parents separated. When a child’s birthday is on the horizon, they will probably have a mix of feelings. They may feel excited about being one year older and anxious about how their birthday will be celebrated. It is…Read More »
Every divorce case is unique. Some divorces are contentious from the beginning, making litigation nearly impossible to avoid, and some soon-to-be ex-spouses can be amicable. In more cordial situations, the soon-to-be ex-spouses may choose mediation instead of pursuing a traditional divorce route that could involve a substantially larger amount of court time. How Does Divorce…Read More »
Lockdown has been hard for all of us, especially those of us trying to engage and support young children. This massive task can be hardest on single parents who may have little support of their own. Even though Governor Murphy has lifted the official stay-at-home order in New Jersey, some families are still remaining at…Read More »
Congratulations to Katie Stockton for being recognized by Suburban Family magazine’s list of Top Attorneys in their edition of Who’s Who in Family Law.Read More »
A guardian ad litem (GAL) is an advocate appointed by the court to act on behalf of a child during the duration of a lawsuit involving child custody disputes. GALs are sometimes used in high-conflict child custody cases, though less commonly in New Jersey than in other states. GALs do not take care of a…Read More »
Divorce is one of the most stressful things that people can go through. However, in a divorce, it may be possible to control part of the outcome by making careful choices along the way. One of the most crucial decisions to make is choosing the right divorce lawyer. Rather than picking the first name one…Read More »
A divorce can bring out the worst in people, especially when it comes to property division. In some cases, a divorcing spouse may suspect that their soon-to-be ex-spouse is hiding assets. Not only is this behavior unethical, but it is also illegal in New Jersey. What Assets Are Considered in Divorce? Unless spouses have no…Read More »
Divorce is never easy, but when there is a closely held business involved, the situation can be even more difficult. If you are going through a divorce, you may have questions about whether you will have to divide your business like the rest of your assets. The way a business is handled during a divorce…Read More »
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 »
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