family lawyers

How is Custody Determined in New Jersey?

by contactus May 9, 2013 Blawg

If you are facing a divorce, you may be facing the stressful situation of having a judge decide the issue of child custody. If you would like to have custody custody of your child then it is important to know what a New Jersey court and judge will look for and consider in their decision. […]

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Spousal maintenance – what can i do if my spouse refuses to pay me maintenance ?

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Divorce

In the event of there being a significant disparity of incomes between spouses, it is common for the lower paid spouse to receive interim monthly maintenance (Maintenance Pending Suit) from the higher earning spouse. The level of such monthly payments depends upon both the reasonable needs of the receiving party and also the ability of […]

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The lighter side of divorce: Top 10 strangest divorce stories

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ February 7, 2013 Divorce

Divorce is the all too common end to many marriages across the world, and when couples take that decision to split the effects can be widespread and devastating for all concerned. However, in some cases, the actions of the couple or the reasons for the split suggest that divorce might be the best outcome for […]

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What Is Legal Separation?

by legalbite August 2, 2012 Divorce

Legal separation is a process where you can legally separate from your spouse but you remain married without some of the normal legal obligations to your spouse. Some people may prefer this option to divorce as they may not want to divorce as it goes against their religious beliefs, or they have not been married […]

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Ways to Minimize Divorce Costs

by lilycarter01 March 5, 2012 Family Law

Divorce can be an extremely costly procedure for both the people involved. Expenses further increase if it is a contested divorce and if both parties disagree on most matters. In such situations there are more court sessions in order to enable the judge to make decisions based on divorce laws regarding the division of property, […]

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