What does it Mean? Common Family Law Misconceptions in NJ

July 23, 2021

There are many terms in family law that people do not understand or understand only partially. Legal terminology can leave one hearing one thing while thinking another. Let’s take a look at some of the most common mistakes people make when discussing family law. Prenuptial agreements: Mine, Yours, Ours You don’t have to be rich or have several businesses to set up an agreement before you are married.  A prenup is similar to a will in that if you and […]

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Ending a Civil Union in New Jersey

June 8, 2021

Read on to learn more about legal separation if you were joined in a civil union in the state of New Jersey. Going through the process of divorce is difficult for any couple. Regardless of the circumstances or the amiability between separating partners, there are always emotional and logistical hoops to jump through. However, when you are a same-sex couple, additional hoops make the process more difficult to navigate. When the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that restricting the rights […]

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What Happens If Your Ex-Spouse Fails to Pay Child Support?

March 31, 2021

Divorce and Child Support Attorneys in New Jersey and Passaic County, including Wayne, Clifton, Little Falls, West Milford, and Woodland Park Raising a child requires both parents to become involved in any and all decisions surrounding the child’s wellbeing, from the moment they decide to become a family. Child support would become an active variable for one of the parties if the parents decide to divorce. What Does Child Support Cover? Child support is a recurrent, continuous payment made by […]

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Collaborative Divorce: A Family Centered, Solution-Oriented, Outcome Focused, Approach to Resolving Divorce Issues

January 2, 2021

Collaborative divorce is a creative, non-adversarial, team approach form of alternative dispute resolution, designed to resolve divorce issues without resorting to litigation. The intent is to foster respectful and equitable discussions without court intervention. Like mediation and arbitration, it takes place outside of the purview of the court system, with the objective of achieving a fair settlement framework but without the pressure and uncertainties which accompany litigation. Often less costly than traditional divorce litigation, confidential and convenient, both parties, with […]

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Case Information Statement

October 29, 2020

The Key Financial Document & Backbone to Your Fair Share of Marital Assets, Alimony, and Child Support The New Jersey Family Part Case Information Statement (CIS) is a financial disclosure document required by divorce courts, designed to provide the court, parties, and legal counsel with a complete economic picture (i.e., income, expenses, assets, debts). As a signed and sworn document, it is often used to address various financial-related issues like child support, alimony, spousal support, equitable asset distribution, retirement funds, […]

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