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What if I Don't Agree to…

What if I Don't Agree to a Divorce?

From time to time, a potential client asks us this question during their consultation: “What if I don’t agree to a divorce?” If they are a little more obstinate, they may instead say, “Well, I won’t agree to a divorce.” There are typicall… Read More
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Looking down on a magnifying glass “Divorce” computer button and dollar bills

The Harmful Consequences of a Digital-Age Divorce: A Look Inside the Jenni Farley and Roger Mathews Public Debacle

*NOTE: Since the publication of this blog, Jenni’s 14-paragraph letter on her website was removed (thank goodness). As a result, the links provided in this blog may no longer be accessible or relevant. Even so, our opinions provided within this… Read More
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Handling Your Child's Hol…

Handling Your Child's Holiday Gifts in Two Households

The holidays are stressful for almost anyone, but they can particularly take an emotional toll on those who are separated or divorced. In last week’s blog, I provided some tips to help ease the holiday stress for divorced or separated individua… Read More
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Three Ways to Enjoy the H…

Three Ways to Enjoy the Holidays After Your Divorce

The holidays are stressful enough, but if you add a divorce or separation into the mix, it can become pure chaos. Between my clerkship and private practice, this upcoming holiday season will be my tenth year experiencing the inevitable turmoil and tr… Read More
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A New Law about Child Sup…

A New Law about Child Support Paid through Probation - N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67

On February 1, 2017, the State enacted N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67. This new law automatically terminates child support when the child gets married, dies, enters the military, or at age 19. Before this law, child support would continue until the parties agr… Read More
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The Misconception of Bein…

The Misconception of Being a Working Parent – From the Perspective of a Family Law Attorney with (Two Sets of) Twins

There’s a prevalent misconception that once someone becomes a parent, they become an ineffective and unmotivated worker. Perhaps it’s based on the opinion that a working parent has a lot more on their plate, they are more distracted, or they care… Read More
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Weathering the Storm: Wha…

Weathering the Storm: What to Do About Your Living Arrangements During the Divorce Process

In New Jersey, spouses are not required to live separately prior to filing for divorce or during the divorce process. The Complaint for Divorce can be filed based on irreconcilable differences, meaning that the parties have been incompatible for six… Read More
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What Happens When a Child…

What Happens When a Child Strongly Prefers to Live With One Parent Full-Time?

Child custody is often the most difficult part of any divorce proceeding. There are many different ways custody of children can be split between their parents. Every single case is different and the parties should reach an agreement that works best f… Read More
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Being Honest With Your La…

Being Honest With Your Lawyer About Problematic Behavior Your Spouse Could Use Against You

Let’s face it – we all want to look like we have it together and can perfectly manage our lives. However, the reality is that we all have strengths and weaknesses. No matter how hard we try to hide them, eventually our not-so-lovely behaviors rea… Read More
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Parallel Parenting: A Sol…

Parallel Parenting: A Solution for Shared Child Custody

Parenting is one of the most important issues to settle during a divorce. It can also be one of the most difficult. Parents often have conflicting ideas about how to raise children and these differences become even more obvious when the marriage ends… Read More
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