Category: Divorce FAQs

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause in a Child or Spousal Support Order Attorneys When going through the divorce process, there is a myriad of factors that must be taken into consideration to ensure that you receive your fair share of the marital assets and that any support you receive after a divorce will sustain you

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Divorce Changes Your Life, But Shouldn’t Ruin Your Life

Morristown Divorce Attorneys With You Every Step of the Way It’s possible that you and your spouse were struggling for years before you decided you just couldn’t keep struggling any longer. It’s also possible that a specific event, like an extra-marital affair, changed your mind about staying in the marriage and convinced you that the

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3 Vital Tips to Prevent Shared Finances From Stonewalling Your Divorce

Prevent Shared Finances From Stonewalling Your Divorce Attorneys Morristown NJ Even the most amicable of separations can be stressful and messy, especially when shared assets and debts are involved. As the state of New Jersey divides a couple’s assets through equitable distribution rather than a clear 50/50 percentage to each spouse, it is even more

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Which Spouse is Entitled to a COVID-19 Stimulus Check After a NJ Divorce or Separation?

COVID-19 Stimulus Check, Divorce, and Separation Attorneys Morristown NJ Although they are officially referred to as “2020 recovery rebates,” they are technically tax rebates, which will be credited against federal income taxes owed in the next tax year. As the on-going pandemic and continuing job uncertainty do nothing to abate the financial woes many couples

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If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies?

If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies? Jamie N. Berger is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in the area of family law. Jamie was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section.

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New Jersey Appellate case, giving rise to a new precedent in domestic violence law

Children’s Rights in Divorce and Domestic Violence Protections Attorneys Morristown NJ Custody arrangement and parenting time agreement allow the child to be integrated into both households following a divorce. New Jersey law is set up to protect the state’s citizens in all of their life experiences. Judicial law is especially protective of children’s best interests,

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Can I Sell my House During Divorce?

Can I Sell my House During Divorce? Our partner attorney Amy L. Miller joined Jacobs Berger, LLC as a Partner in 2017 and focuses solely on family law issues.  Amy’s practice is in the area of family law, including divorce,  mediation,  custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. In the following video, Amy talks about your options when it comes to

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“Shelter-in-place” Orders and Divorce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Shelter-in-place” Orders Impact the Amount of Divorce Cases in 2020 For those living in a struggling marriage, the stress exacerbated by “shelter-in-place” orders can be the tipping point. For the people of New Jersey and around the world, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has greatly affected our daily lives. We have never experienced anything like it,

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Case Information Statement in a Divorce

Case Information Statement in a Divorce One of the divorce proceedings your family law attorney will walk you through is the completion of the Case Information Statement, also known as a CIS. Going through a divorce is a complicated and often confusing process. The multitude of steps one must complete in order to finalize a

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