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March 2016 Archives

How is property divided in a New Jersey divorce?

If you're like a lot of our readers, then you may have stumbled across our blog because you have begun divorce proceedings and have questions about the process ahead. Questions are normal for people in your position because like most, you probably only have a vague understanding of the law and what needs to be done in order to finalize your divorce.

How bankruptcy affect spousal support payments

If you ask most people who have gone through divorce proceedings before, they will tell you that the process can be incredibly expensive. In some cases, a spouse may be so strapped for cash after dissolving their marriage that they need to file for bankruptcy in order to resolve their debt issues.

Can a couple get a legal separation in New Jersey?

One of the wonderful things about our country is the fact that each state has the ability to create its own laws. From laws governing the operation of motor vehicles to matters concerning families, the variations in similar laws can be seen as a good thing as well as a bad thing because they can actually create problems if you move to another state and are not aware of the specific differences in the law.

Issues concerning same-sex couples: child custody

Imagine for a moment that you are a same-sex partner currently married to your spouse. From a previous marriage, you have a young child for whom you are the custodial parent. You and your current partner share parenting time and you can tell that your child and your partner have grown close. Almost as close as your child is with you and your former spouse.

Does New Jersey award permanent alimony anymore?

At our law firm, we realize not everyone keeps up on the legal news like we do. As such, we realize that not all of our Jersey City readers, or many more people throughout New Jersey, know about the changes made two years ago to our state's family laws. In fact, some of these changes may be why we see questions like this one being asked:

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