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How can a prenuptial agreement help me?

If you are considering getting married, the thought of a prenuptial agreement may have crossed your mind. Are prenups only for celebrities and wealthy business owners, you might wonder? As it turns out, a prenuptial agreement can protect your interests even if you are not wealthy and famous.

Factors in determining New Jersey child custody arrangements

If you're a parent about to — or even considering the possibility of — divorce, the biggest issue on your mind is likely your children and how ending your marriage may affect your relationship and parenting time with them. Divorce brings many stressful changes, from financial to emotional and more, but for divorcing parents, the most worrisome matter of all is typically child custody.

Reasons for divorce are more common than you think

It turns out, nothing brings people together like divorce. That is, the reasons people report for separating from a partner are pretty similar, and they fall into several distinct categories. While the specifics of the breakup may vary from person to person, the underlying reasons tend to be the same.

Marital risk factors: Is your relationship headed for divorce?

Just like every person is different, so is every marriage. No matter what the state of the relationship, no one besides you and your spouse – not experts, not friends or relatives – can decide whether ending your marriage is the right decision. However, if you're already experiencing doubts as to whether your relationship is working, marriage experts have determined that there are several factors indicative of a higher likelihood of divorce.

Child support -- providing financial stability to your child

Financially supporting a child regardless of where he or she lives or with whom might seem like a no-brainer, but it can be an incredibly complex legal matter. Many parents must deal with child support matters during other stressful periods of life, such as divorce or during serious life changes.

Potential strategies to choose the right divorce lawyer

The right divorce counsel can make a major difference for your post-married life. Undergoing a divorce can be trying, and you will likely want to have a support team that can address all of your concerns and guide you through the many complexities involved in the process. For most, a major part of the support team is their lawyer.

Anchor your summer cruise with strong child custody support

Many families flock to New Jersey shores for summer time fun and relaxation. Some residents choose to set sail away from here, however, cruising to the tropics or other scenic locations. Perhaps, you and your kids have been looking forward to taking a cruise together ever since your divorce was finalized in court. To avoid custody problems, you'll want to make sure you clearly understand the law pertaining to such matters.

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