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”

Outlining the benefits of mediation

If you are considering a divorce, there are options you can take besides going to court, which may help you reach a conclusion faster and with less stress and hassle. Mediation is one type of uncontested divorce that has helped many Atlantic City residents end their marriages amicably. The attorneys at the law firm of … Continue reading “Outlining the benefits of mediation”

Social media linked to more divorce cases than previously thought

Most Atlantic City residents would probably admit to using some form of social media on a fairly regular basis. Websites like Facebook and Twitter are becoming increasingly popular, allowing people all over the world to interact and share glimpses into their intimate lives. As social media forums gain popularity and change the ways in which … Continue reading “Social media linked to more divorce cases than previously thought”

The Unique Considerations Presented By ‘gray Divorce’

Divorce is difficult at any age, but it can prove to be especially painful for older couples calling it quits after decades of marriage. That’s because outside of purely sentimental issues, divorces involving older couples typically involve much higher financial stakes given that the parties have had so many years to accumulate assets and allow … Continue reading “The Unique Considerations Presented By ‘gray Divorce’”

Why A Second Marriage To-do List Should Include A Prenup

Statistics show that New Jersey has consistently had one of the lowest divorce rates in the entire U.S., a phenomenon that many researchers attribute to our state’s high percentage of people who hold college or advanced degrees — close to 36 percent — and a high median household income. The operative theory regarding the first … Continue reading “Why A Second Marriage To-do List Should Include A Prenup”

What Exactly Does Collaborative Divorce Entail? – Ii

In our last post, we discussed how history was made this past fall when Governor Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act, a measure recognizing collaboration as the fourth way for couples to officially divorce, joining a list that includes meditation, arbitration and, of course, litigation. To recap, the collaborative divorce process … Continue reading “What Exactly Does Collaborative Divorce Entail? – Ii”

What Exactly Does Collaborative Divorce Entail?

It’s not often that you can say that history was made in the area of family law, but that’s exactly what happened this past fall when Governor Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act into law. What made this action so significant from both a legal and historical perspective is that it … Continue reading “What Exactly Does Collaborative Divorce Entail?”