Separation Agreements as an Alternative to Divorce in NJ
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Separation Agreements as an Alternative to Divorce in NJ

February 3, 2022

Couples who do not want to separate through the formal divorce process have the option to draft a separation agreement in New Jersey. In some states, legal separation is one of the options listed on a petition that begins a court action in family court. So, those seeking to separate or those who already live apart can file for a legal separation. Though one or both parties may want to go their separate ways, they may have reasons to stay […]

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Contempt of Court in New Jersey Family Law Cases

June 20, 2018

“Contempt of court” is the kind of legal term which is both well known, but not well understood. However, being found in contempt is a common occurrence when former spouses or co-parents refuse to adhere to their family law agreements such as divorce settlement agreements, child custody agreements, child support agreements, alimony agreements, and more. On the flip side, being accused of contempt of court can lead to serious ramifications without the proper legal representation. Today, our family law agreement attorneys will define contempt of court, […]

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Talking to Children About Divorce

April 30, 2018

For parents, one of the most difficult steps of the divorce process is talking to their children about the separation. While it is true that divorce can be quite difficult for children, there are many ways parents can make the transition easier. It is important to remember that there is no right or wrong way to speak to your children. Only you and your co-parent will ultimately decide how, when, and where to break the news. That being said, psychologists and family […]

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