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How Does a Restraining Order Affect Divorce?

Divorces involving domestic violence may warrant the entry of a restraining order. While restraining orders play an important role in protecting families from harm, they come with additional considerations for the divorce process—for both parties.   But while a restraining order can change the nature of some of the decisions and options during divorce negotiations, it …

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Am I Eligible for Child Support if We Were Never Legally Married in New Jersey?

In the state of New Jersey, the law determines that every child should be supported by their parents, whether or not those parents share a household—or a last name. However, unmarried parents may mistakenly believe that they aren’t eligible to file for (or be required to pay) child support because of their marital or relationship …

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Will I Lose My Pension As a Result of Divorce in New Jersey?

Difficult conversations and decisions can be an inevitable part of the divorce process. As these discussions unfold—particularly those surrounding division of assets and liabilities—it’s natural to feel concerned about the long-term implications of these conversations. One area of particular concern for many divorcing couples is how retirement assets will be divided, especially if retirement is …

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Why You Should Retain Legal Counsel During the Divorce Process

While most people entering into marriage are hoping that “for better or worse” applies to their long lives together, if you’re getting divorced, you might feel it’s equally applicable to the divorce process. During your divorce, you and your partner may make many different decisions. Some may feel small or inconsequential, such as who keeps …

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“Gray Divorce” and How to Handle the Process Later in Life

Ending a marriage later in life can have its own particular challenges. After a long relationship, it may feel as though your identity is intertwined with that of your partner. You’ve shared life milestones with them, perhaps created a home together, raised a family, and forged many mutual friendships.  The challenges are not just personal …

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5 Ways to Deal with Parental Alienation During Divorce

The divorce process can be difficult to navigate under the best of circumstances. When children are involved, deciding on parenting plans, child support, and the best co-parenting style for your family can add to an already complicated equation.  While emotions can run high during divorce, it’s crucial to minimize your children’s exposure to conflict and …

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When to Consider Alternative Divorce Resolution Options

Divorce is often a stressful experience for families, especially when parties are faced with choosing the right avenue to help reach a divorce settlement.  While some divorces may require litigation, there are alternative divorce options for parties looking for what is generally a less time-consuming, less demanding, and less costly process.  In New Jersey, couples …

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