By: Sylwia L’Esperance, Paralegal “My spouse makes all the money and I can’t afford a lawyer” is a statement we hear quite often from the dependent spouse. Too many spouses feel trapped in a marriage thinking their hands are tied due to the inability to pay for a divorce. They often decide to represent themselves … More Getting a Litigation Fund to Level the Playing Field in a Divorce. It is possible.
By: Albertina Webb, Esq. Being the back seat driver gives one vantage points regardless of whether or not they have the actual experience to cast a stone. That means that being a hands-on family law attorney, who actually listens to her clients, allows me to share what I believe, are common co-parenting mistakes that should … More Co-Parenting Mistakes Made by Divorced or Divorcing Parents
By: Todd J. Leon, Esq. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new reality of social distancing and working from home for many employees. For businesses, the response to the pandemic raises any number of issues, ranging from human resources to information technology to business continuity. Among these many concerns is whether or not businesses may … More Does Your Business Have Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Related Issues?
By: Vito Colasurdo, Jr., Esq. After a month of what I presume house arrest feels like (but without the ankle bracelet), life as we know it seems forever altered. Days feel like weeks, everyone is wearing a mask that makes them look like a doctor, ninja, or bank robber, and the only places open for … More BUSINESS AS UNUSUAL: HOW MATRIMONIAL MATTERS ARE PROCEEDING DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
By: Vito Colasurdo, Jr., Esq., Counsel In a week’s span, COVID-19 dramatically changed our lives. Most of us are living in isolation. It is now cool to be a hermit and the most common words currently being used are “social-distancing” and “self-quarantine.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) and the World Health Organization … More HOW WILL NEW JERSEY SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS BE AFFECTED BY COVID-19?
By: Albertina Webb, Esq. Welcome 2020. January has come and gone. February is almost done too. Where has the time gone? Do you have days where you feel you are walking/running in circles? Here are some suggestions for balancing work and life and not pulling out all of your hair: Get plenty of … More Get Balance In Your Life
By: Sylwia M. L’Esperance, Paralegal Divorce does not have to spark negative thoughts and awaken a desire to start a war between spouses. Although tension and disagreements are most likely to occur down the road as the divorce process tends to be arduous and often thorny, there are avenues that attorneys may utilize to help … More The Benefits of a “Four Way” Settlement Conference
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?
The decision today by the Supreme Court in Bisbing v. Bisbing changes the standard for relocation from the standards set in the Baures’ case. What this means is that a parent seeking to relocate with their children following a divorce must show “cause” for the relocation and that means a showing that the relocation is … More Today Relocation Standard For Children Has Changed in New Jersey, Says New Jersey Supreme Court
by: Albertina Webb, Esq. Well, other than being legally married to someone, in order to file for a divorce you must have what are called “grounds” for divorce. You only need one, but can have more than one. Grounds are the legal basis in order for one to file and be granted a divorce in … More WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO GET DIVORCED IN NEW JERSEY?