Life Insurance: Why? How Much? What Kind?

by: Ronald G. Lieberman, Esquire Life insurance is needed to secure payments of alimony, child support, and even payouts of equitable distribution following a divorce. The need for it is clear, along with the need for cash flow to pay the premiums. But, questions about the amount and types of coverage should be a common … Continue reading “Life Insurance: Why? How Much? What Kind?”

Cooper Levenson Expands Family Law with New Partner Ronald G. Lieberman

Ronald G. Lieberman, certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, has joined Cooper Levenson as a partner in the family/matrimonial department. Lieberman is based in the firm’s Cherry Hill office. He will continue to practice in all areas of family/matrimonial law, including divorce, child custody, domestic violence, child support, … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Expands Family Law with New Partner Ronald G. Lieberman”

Considerations for prenuptial agreements in New Jersey

One of the most important aspects of putting together a prenuptial agreement in New Jersey is to ensure that it is enforceable. Otherwise, the time and effort crafting the document will have been a waste.   New Jersey operates under the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act, which stipulates the following conditions in order for the prenuptial … Continue reading “Considerations for prenuptial agreements in New Jersey”

Benefits of prenuptial agreements extend beyond divorce

New Jersey abides by the Uniform Premarital and Pre-Civil Union Agreement Act. According to the law, prenuptial agreements can be made before a marriage or civil union, which is an important note because it extends the right to same-sex couples. In order to be considered valid, these agreements must abide by the following standards:  Both … Continue reading “Benefits of prenuptial agreements extend beyond divorce”

Certain measures can make a New Jersey divorce more affordable

While choosing to end a marriage in New Jersey is difficult, it can become substantially harder when considering the associated expenses. Going through a divorce often means paying attorney fees, splitting assets and perhaps making support payments. Fortunately, couples can save a significant amount of money through taking certain measures, as a recent news outlet … Continue reading “Certain measures can make a New Jersey divorce more affordable”

How should we tell our children about our divorce?

Going through a divorce can be difficult on everyone involved, especially children. Breaking the news to your child or children is a conversation that should be well planned. According to a report in Psychology Today, Utah researchers did some in-depth research into parents who are divorcing and how they tell their children. The findings showed … Continue reading “How should we tell our children about our divorce?”

Helping divorcing parents with special needs children

No two children are the same. Every child has their own unique traits and circumstances. A child’s individual characteristics will impact what sorts of needs they have, including what their care needs are. Making sure their child’s care needs continue to be met after the divorce is something divorcing parents typically care about considerably. What … Continue reading “Helping divorcing parents with special needs children”

Hacking of website potentially exposes thousands of cheaters

The end of a marriage is usually a highly upsetting and emotional time for most couples, regardless of the circumstances that led to the split. Divorce legal issues, such as child custody, property division and alimony, often add fuel to the fire – especially if they are contested. A divorce dispute may be especially traumatic … Continue reading “Hacking of website potentially exposes thousands of cheaters”

How financial security leads some to divorce

Few things cause more trouble for marriages than money — or at least that is what we are regularly told. How to spend it, how to save or what to do when you don’t have enough of it can certainly put pressure on a marriage. A recent article, however, offers some newer ideas on how … Continue reading “How financial security leads some to divorce”

Uncovering hidden assets during a divorce

Going through a divorce can be emotionally and financially difficult. At Cooper Levenson, P.A., we know that when people in New Jersey attempt to hide assets, it can make the process even more stressful. If you suspect your spouse is concealing property or money, we can expose the behavior and ensure you receive what you … Continue reading “Uncovering hidden assets during a divorce”