Filing for divorce is a difficult process both emotionally and financially. While no one expects a divorce to be easy, many people are surprised by the fact that divorce can also be a paperwork nightmare. Because declaring divorce is a legal proceeding, there are many forms and requirements that must be completed accurately in order […]
Child Custody Laws in New Jersey
In the best of circumstances, when parents can no longer live together, they still put their child first and develop a parenting plan that benefits him/her. As long as there are no untenable conditions that adversely affect the child, the New Jersey court typically approves this arrangement. Unfortunately, when a couple decides to terminate their […]
Do I Need to Pay Alimony in New Jersey?
If you are facing divorce in New Jersey, you’re probably asking yourself, “Do I need to pay alimony?” In the state of New Jersey, if you have been the primary financial provider for your spouse and/or family, then it is very possible and likely that you will be ordered to pay alimony as part of […]
Proving ‘Unfit Parent’ in New Jersey Child Custody Disputes
Divorce is a difficult decision with or without children; however, when children are involved, the level of stress, anxiety, and complexity of the situation increase tenfold. Throw in an ‘unfit parent’ to the mix and the ability to prove that to the New Jersey courts, and you’ve got an especially difficult ordeal on your hands. […]
Understanding Uncontested Divorce in N.J.
Ending a marriage is never easy and no matter how tactfully you try to deliver the message, making the statement, “This marriage is over” is going to stink. Add that to the overwhelming feeling of understanding New Jersey divorce legalities and your head begins to spin. The good news is that New Jersey has eased […]