Category Archives: New Jersey Family Law Blog

How Custody is Determined

How Custody is Determined

How Custody is Determined If you are going through a divorce and there are children involved, you are probably wondering how custody is determined in New Jersey. There are a variety of factors that the courts will consider when determining child custody. Here is what you need to be aware of: How Custody is Determined […]

What is Arbitration?

What is Arbitration

What is Arbitration? If you are seeking divorce, you may be wondering to yourself, “What is arbitration, and how is it beneficial?” Our experienced New Jersey divorce lawyers can answer any questions you might have and guide you through every step of the divorce process. Contact our office today to arrange a free consultation. What […]

Dividing Marital Property in New Jersey

Dividing Marital Property in New Jersey

If you are going through a divorce and in the process of dividing marital property in New Jersey, you will want a skilled and experienced division of assets lawyer by your side. This can aspect of divorce can be complex, and you will need an attorney to ensure your assets are divided fairly and equitably. […]

Domestic Violence Criminal Offenses

Domestic Violence Criminal Offenses

Domestic Violence Criminal Offenses Under New Jersey state law, there are several domestic violence criminal offenses covered under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991. Here is a list of some of the crimes as they pertain to domestic violence. Domestic Violence Criminal Offenses | Assault Assault is defined as attempting to cause serious […]

Equitable Distribution in New Jersey

Equitable Distribution in New Jersey

Equitable Distribution in New Jersey New Jersey is an “equitable distribution” state, which means that the marital assets and debts are to be divided in a fair and just manner given the parties’ relative contributions and sacrifices to the marriage. It does not mean that they will be divided evenly or 50/50. New Jersey courts […]

New Jersey Visitation Laws

New Jersey Visitation Laws

New Jersey Visitation Laws Here is some important information regarding New Jersey visitation laws. Similar to custody rights, visitation schedules in New Jersey are determined by what is best for the child. Visitation rights will only be denied in extreme situations in which one parent poses a significant threat to the child’s safety. Otherwise, the […]

What is Commingled Property?

What is Commingled Property?

What is Commingled Property? One of the most complex aspects of the divorce process is dividing marital assets. You will need an experienced New Jersey division of assets lawyer to help protect your property and mediate a peaceful negotiation. Our clients often ask us, “What is commingled property?” An experienced New Jersey divorce lawyer will […]

What to Know About Divorce Litigation

What to Know About Divorce Litigation

What to Know About Divorce Litigation Our experienced New Jersey divorce attorney explains what to know about divorce litigation. If you are involved in a contested divorce in which you and your ex-spouse cannot agree on the terms and conditions of the separation, please contact our office today. Let our experience work for you. What […]

Advantages of Collaborative Divorce

Advantages of Collaborative Divorce

Advantages of Collaborative Divorce Collaborative law is a method of dispute resolution whereby each party retains an attorney, as well as other experts as a case may require, including accountants, mental health practitioners or financial professionals. The parties, attorneys and professionals then sign an agreement committing to work together, outside of litigation, to arrive at […]

What is Marital Estate Property?

What is Marital Estate Property?

What is Marital Estate Property? One of the most stressful and complicated aspects of the divorce process is the division of marital assets. Which brings up the question: “What is marital estate property?” You will need an experienced New Jersey divorce lawyer by your side to make sure assets are distributed equitably. Contact our office […]