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Keeping Your Privacy During A Divorce

Think of it like this. You are sitting in the Courthouse waiting for your case to be called. Maybe you are upset or crying, maybe you are exhausted from sitting around all day. You look up and you see a neighbor, a co-worker or your child’s coach sitting across from...

Why Do Courts Require Mediation?

Here in New Jersey, during a litigated (court) divorce, the parties are ordered to attend mediation if they are unable to resolve certain issues.  Why is that?  Simple, the court wants to give you every opportunity to settle your case. Clients will say to me “Why do...

Alimony in New Jersey

During a divorce, one of the most difficult topics to discuss is alimony.  The person paying does not want to pay too much (or at all) and the person receiving is either worried about not having enough money to live or that they will be dependent on their ex forever. ...

Should I Keep The House?

One of the hardest assets to deal with in a divorce is the marital home.  After all, it is where you have lived for several years.  Your children grew up in the home.  Everywhere you look, there are memories of holidays, celebrations, good times with your family. ...

7 Things to Know About Child Support

Whenever there is a divorce involving children or a couple who were never married but have children in common separate, the issue of child support needs to be addressed.  Generally, the parent who receives child support feels it is not enough money and the parent...

5 Things To Do Before Meeting With A Mediator

You and your spouse have decided to mediate. Great!  That means you both believe that you can work together (with help) to enter into an agreement that will best resolve your differences. It does not mean everything will be perfect. Nor does it mean someone will give...

Is It Time To Divorce?

In my 19 years of practice in family law, I have had many people come into my office asking if they should get divorced.  I tell them quite simply that it is a decision that they need to make.  While I may have an opinion based on what they tell me, it is not for me...

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