March 1, 2020

I’m in the midst of getting divorced and I’ve heard about this thing called Equitable Distribution. What exactly is that?

This is a question I hear frequently. Equitable Distribution refers to the splitting of all assets and debts accumulated during the marriage. These...

February 23, 2020

Representing yourself in a Divorce can be dangerous. 

CORRECTION, IT IS DANGEROUS!

You don’t understand or know the law which many times results in you making decisions or entering into an Agreement that is not best for you. 

For example, I recently had a client who is a...

February 15, 2020

In New Jersey, there are several different causes of action (aka grounds to file for Divorce).  

The most frequently used Cause of Action is irreconcilable differences.
 

Irreconcilable differences simply requires that 1) irreconcilable differences exist in your mar...

February 2, 2020

Did you know that ALL debts accumulated during the marriage are subject to equitable distribution at the time of divorce?

You may say, well yeah, the mortgage, our home equity loan, I know that. That’s not what I’m referring to.

ALL personal debts that are accumulate...

January 26, 2020

There are 2 ways to resolve your New Jersey divorce:
 

1) Trial 


Or 


2) Settlement

Each of them have their pros and cons but in most situations, it’s better if you can settle your divorce rather than going through a trial.
 

Let me explain why.
 

A settlement is when you a...

January 19, 2020

I had a client with this situation. So, I thought I'd share the details to educate you on how this type of case typically works.

"My spouse and I have recently separated.  During the marriage, we split the bills 50/50.  But now that we are separated, she decided to mo...

January 8, 2020

Did you know that January is the most popular month for divorce?!?  

Does that surprise you?  It doesn’t surprise me.  

I’ve spoken with many people towards the end of the year and they want to file for divorce but want to get through “one last holiday.”  Particular...

January 3, 2020

There was an article in the news recently from a case in Texas.  A couple were married and sometime later separated. Many normal people would simply file for divorce, right?  Not this man named Paul Nixon. He decided that he would forge his wife’s signature on divorce...

October 25, 2019

I hear this question often:  the other parent is keeping me from my child, what can I do about it?

The short answer is … it depends!  It depends on whether there is a court order already in place for custody and parenting time.

IF THERE IS NO COURT ORDER IN PLACE ADDRESS...

September 24, 2019

As with everything in Family Court, what you don’t know can hurt you. 

This is especially true when it comes to providing the Court with the necessary documents to support your position.  While there are many instances where the Court will give some leeway to a person...