Family Law Blog

The New Jersey Divorce Process – Part I

By Bonnie C. Frost, Esq. New Jersey is a state where, upon divorce, all issues as to the parties must be resolved.  It is unlike some other states, which will grant the parties a divorce but will then continue to litigate support and equitable distribution.  New Jersey will not bifurcate the granting of a divorce

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Legal Separation in New Jersey

By Thomas J. Snyder, Esq. If you think divorce may be on the horizon for you, but you are just not ready to take action, the idea of a “trial separation” may be the “right” next step for you.  However, do not let the informality of a so-called “trial separation” lull you into a false

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10 Things You Should Tell Your Divorce Attorney

By Jennifer Fortunato, Esq. If you signed any type of pre-marital or marital agreement. You need to tell your attorney if you (or your spouse) signed any type of agreement that defines or limits your rights and/or obligations during your marriage such as, a pre-nuptial agreement (an agreement made prior to your marriage), a post-nuptial

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Fact/Fiction in Divorce

By Tiffany Tagarelli, Esq. Fiction: If/When I file for divorce, my spouse will not be required to financially support me and/or my children. FACT: During the divorce process, the parties are required to maintain the financial status quo. Deciding to file for divorce is difficult.  There are many unknowns and fears especially for a lesser

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