While divorce represents the legal dissolution of your marriage, a legal separation indicates that you and your spouse are still married but are living separately. A legal separation is a court mandate that outlines the rights and responsibilities that both of you must adhere to while you remain married but live separately. Legal separations are … Continue reading Divorce or Legal Separation: What’s the Difference?
Divorce is an arduous process that should never be entered into without seriously considering all of the ramifications. Things only become more complicated and painful when children are involved. There is so much to consider; do yourself a favor, and make sure that all of your decisions regarding divorce are extremely well informed. What to … Continue reading Carefully Consider your Divorce Options
If you are involved in a dispute regarding the custody of your children, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some answers to some questions we often hear from clients who are concerned about child custody issues. Who Will Get Custody of the Children? It is impossible to predict how a court will … Continue reading FAQs: Child Custody in New Jersey
After a person passes away, their estate is generally distributed amongst various parties, including beneficiaries that have been named in a will or a trust, creditors, and others. Unfortunately, this process does not always go smoothly, sometimes resulting in complicated and acrimonious litigation that can tie an estate up in court for months or even … Continue reading Effective Estate Planning can Avoid Estate Litigation
Child custody can be among the most contentious issues raised in a divorce. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding child custody. To learn more, call us today to speak with a skilled child custody attorney. What Factors do Courts Look at When Making Child Custody Determinations? Courts have significant … Continue reading Child Custody FAQs
Getting a divorce often has a significant impact on every aspect of your life. This is particularly true for couples who have children, who can also be substantially affected by a divorce. One of the most important factors in determining how a family will be affected by a divorce is the child custody arrangement that … Continue reading The Impact Child Custody Can Have on Your Family
If you are like many people, you may hear the term “estate plan” and immediately assume that the information that follows is not directed at you. This usually stems from the misconception that estate planning is only for the wealthy and for people who actually have an “estate.” Here’s the reality: if you are reading … Continue reading Do I Need an Estate Plan?
Estate planning is the process through which you can make sure that your assets are distributed the way that you want them to be when you pass away. In the absence of a well-crafted and comprehensive estate plan, state law will determine what happens to your hard-earned assets and your estate could be tied up … Continue reading Two Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Today, most families in our society don’t fit into a typical mold. There was a time when a family was a father, mother, and children. But, this simple definition of a family has evolved with the assistance of Alternate Reproductive Technology (ART) and the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage, surrogacy, and unwed relationships. There are … Continue reading Custody Issues Non-Traditional Families may Face
Red Flag #1: Your spouse is secretive with their cell phone. In a relationship, it is very important to trust your partner. But, if your partner has recently become secure and extra sensitive with their phone, this may be a sign of trouble. There may be something on the phone your partner doesn’t want you … Continue reading 6 Red Flags your Relationship may be Heading Towards Divorce