It is often said that there are five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Litigants involved in a divorce often find themselves coping with a rollercoaster of emotions as they progress from each stage to the next, with occasional regression along the way. Throughout it all, litigants turn to their matrimonial attorneys to … More Why Hire An Experienced Matrimonial Attorney?
Mediation is a process whereby the parties appear, either with their counsel or alone, with a third-party who helps facilitate a resolution to the parties issues and/or case. A Mediator is a non-biased individual who is either chosen by the parties or the parties are ordered to appear before such individual as a result of … More Mediation, What Happens After the Process?
Effective February 1, 2017, new child support guidelines and rules went into effect throughout the State of New Jersey. A notice has been provided by the Judiciary: http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/notices/2017/n170208k.pdf for ease of understanding. There are many nuances to this new statute. Contact one of our attorneys to discuss how the changes impact you and your family. … More New Child Support Rule In Effect
A very good and short article was posted http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/home/native-ad?mvi=a974dd256c754270b038795a26b0eab5#!/ in the New York Law Journal about making great use of your breakout session during mediation. Naturally, you should listen to the advice of your mediator, but this author gives some good tips about what you could or should be doing to make your breakout session more productive … More Making Good Use of Your Breakout Session During Mediation
On July 29, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that trial judges handling divorce cases in which alimony is sought must consider all thirteen (13) statutory factors in determining what type of alimony is to be awarded: permanent alimony, rehabilitative alimony, limited duration alimony, and reimbursement alimony. The initial decision in the case of … More FIGURING OUT THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF ALIMONY IS NOT AN EASY TASK
According to a recent story in the New York Post, there is a documented difference in the number of families that are raising children with two parents in the North and South. The author suggests that his research confirms that children growing up across much of the Northern part of the country are much more likely to … More The Great Family Divide – North versus South, Single v. Dual Parenting After a Divorce