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My Spouse Cheated. Does T…

My Spouse Cheated. Does This Mean I Can Get More Money in Our Divorce?

Few things make the divorce process more emotional than it already is than when one spouse has been unfaithful in the marriage – particularly if the affair was recent and was the “reason” the marriage is ending in divorce. The betrayed spouse i… Read More
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Can My Spouse and I Use T…

Can My Spouse and I Use The Same Divorce Attorney?

“We both want to use the same divorce attorney in order to spend less money on our divorce.” Sometimes I hear this during my first meeting with a potential client. Sometimes our staff hears this when a potential client calls the office wanting to… Read More
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What is a Motion?

What is a Motion?

A Motion is an application you file with the Family Court to seek a specific form of relief. There are many different types of relief you can seek in your Motion. The most common Motions are for an increase/decrease in alimony, increase/decrease in c… 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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The Participation Agreeme…

The Participation Agreement: Part 2 to our Collaborative Law Blog Series

In my last blog, I provided an overview of the Collaborative Law Process. In this blog, I will discuss the importance of a “Participation Agreement”. If you and your spouse have decided to resolve the issues in your divorce using the Family Colla… Read More
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Effects of Divorce on Women vs Men (And How They Handle It) - Infographic

Divorce is not an easy endeavor for any of the involved parties. It is common for individuals to go through their own unique healing process while influenced by certain factors including personality type and gender. While personality plays a big role… 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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Ruvolo Law Group Opens Bergen County Office Led by Powerhouse Duo

According to a study in 2012, New Jersey has the lowest divorce rate in the country. A recent study also found that New Jersey has the lowest percentage of people that have married two or more times. Even so, Ruvolo Law Group, LLC, has found that the… 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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Thinking about Divorce? P…

Thinking about Divorce? Preparing for the Initial Consultation with an Attorney

Going through a divorce can be an extremely overwhelming and exhausting process. It is important to have an attorney to assist you throughout the process and provide you with support and advice along the way. There are many ways you can prepare for a… Read More
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