Category Archives: New Jersey Family Law Blog

Difficult Child Support Circumstances

Difficult Child Support Circumstances

Difficult Child Support Circumstances There are several difficult child support circumstances that you may face when you and your former spouse go about sorting these issues out. Here is what you need to know and how we can help you. Difficult Child Support Circumstances | Can child support be enforced from out of state? If […]

Determining Alimony Payments

Determining Alimony Payments

Determining Alimony Payments If you are seeking a divorce, you may be worried about monetary issues you might face. Here is how the powers that be will be determining alimony payments. Determining Alimony Payments | Calculating the Amounts In the state of New Jersey, there is no specific formula when it comes to calculating alimony. Duration […]

Collaborative Divorce in New Jersey

Collaborative Divorce in New Jersey

Collaborative Divorce in New Jersey 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 […]

3 Tips About Construction Litigation

3 Tips About Construction Litigation

3 Tips About Construction Litigation Before, during and after every construction project, a range of legal issues surface which can affect the outcome of a build. Whether liens, public bidding disputes, preparing and negotiating contract documents, terminations for default or convenience, or defending against claims from the Department of Labor and OSHA, it is imperative […]

Types of Alimony

Types of Alimony

Types of Alimony If you are starting out a divorce, you may be feeling overwhelmed. Knowing the types of alimony may ease your mind. Here is what you need to know. Types of Alimony | Limited Duration Alimony Limited duration alimony is temporary spousal support in which payments are made for a fixed amount of […]

Types of Visitation

Types of Visitation

Types of Visitation 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 court will determine what type of visitation schedule is best suited […]

New Jersey Grounds for Divorce

New Jersey Grounds for Divorce

New Jersey Grounds for Divorce Do you need to know more about the New Jersey grounds for divorce? A party wishing to divorce must decide upon which specific “ground” they will base their divorce. New Jersey statutes are clear that when a couple wishes to divorce, they must cite a specific ground before their divorce […]

Post-Divorce Legal Issues

Post-Divorce Legal Issues

At long last, your divorce is final and you can begin to move on with your life, process the grief and rebuild your life as an individual, right? Unfortunately, many couples who go through a divorce do not anticipate the long-lasting effects and post-divorce legal issues that may require legal intervention. Even in the most […]

What Is The Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?

What Is The Difference Between Annulment and Divorce

When a couple decides to end a marriage, there are two ways to do so — either by a traditional divorce or through an annulment. Both divorce and annulment dissolve a marriage but are different in how the marriage is recognized. Many people do not understand the difference between the two, so here we will […]

Understanding New Jersey Prenuptial Agreements

Understanding New Jersey Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements — also called premarital agreements or prenups — are contracts made between prospective spouses that become effective upon marriage. Prenuptial agreements have gotten a reputation for being a document drafted out of a lack of trust between partners as a safety net in case the marriage does not last and has been viewed […]