The Many Upsides of Divorce Mediation in New Jersey

November 18, 2022

Outlining the Top Supporting Arguments for Divorce and Family Case Mediation in Hawthorne, Totowa, Clifton, Ringwood, Woodland Park, and across Passaic County Deciding to divorce is as stressful as it is emotional.  The thought of fighting with your spouse over finances, property, children, and the rest that goes with it can give anyone an anxiety attack.  But your separation doesn’t have to be a messy, hostile court battle. Did you know that less than 5% of New Jersey divorces are settled […]

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An Overview of Gray Divorce in New Jersey

October 19, 2022

Divorce over 50? Your Guidebook to Gray Divorces in New Jersey Although the overall US divorce rate has slightly declined and stabilized, primarily due to people born after the 1990s choosing not to marry, one category of divorce in the US is experiencing a significant spike, gray divorces. According to the US Census Bureau, divorce rates remain high for those 65 to 74 years at 39%, considerably higher than the rest of the adult population. You may wonder what exactly […]

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Memorandum of Understanding as a Tool for Divorce Mediation in New Jersey

June 13, 2022

A memorandum of understanding allows divorcing parties to express their goals and expectations of one another after undergoing mediation. Opting to handle your divorce through mediation, in which you and your spouse work with a mediator to resolve issues in a more amicable manner, can save you a lot of stress and money compared to a high-conflict divorce proceeding where every issue between the parties is litigated. While mediation is not required in general in New Jersey, the court may […]

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How Much Does a Divorce Really Cost?

March 4, 2021

Few would dispute that the cost of divorce is high. It is a cost that is paid financially and emotionally by couples, their children, and their families. It’s no secret that divorce in New Jersey is an expensive undertaking. Even when a separating couple is on amicable terms and works together to expedite the process, the costs can pile up. Read on to learn more about what expenses are foreseeable in a divorce proceeding and how you can lower the […]

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Historic Court Backlogs in NJ Divorce Court due to Coronavirus

October 20, 2020

Our Passaic County Family Lawyers are here to help you navigate the process even in the absence of a court date. Recently the Administrative Office of the Courts of New Jersey has released statistics on the court proceedings. Given the unprecedented closures required due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a huge backlog of cases awaiting trial in the New Jersey Superior Court: Family Part. This means that couples seeking a divorce, changes to their custody arrangements or new custody […]

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