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?”

Considerations When Seeking Alimony In New Jersey

Alimony payments are not offered everywhere, but you can seek them in New Jersey if you are going through a divorce. In short, these are simply payments that one spouse is asked to make to the other in order to support him or her after the split. The idea behind these payments is that the … Continue reading “Considerations When Seeking Alimony In New Jersey”

Tips For Navigating The Financial Side Of A “gray” Divorce

When a couple is planning to divorce, it can be a complicated process. Particularly when that couple is going through a gray divorce and have been married for many years, it is common for these individuals to become entangled in the emotional aspect of the situation. However, if separating New Jersey spouses keep a few … Continue reading “Tips For Navigating The Financial Side Of A “gray” Divorce”

Does More Wedding Day Spending Mean A Greater Chance Of Divorce?

While a wedding is certainly a cause for celebration, it can also be a cause of financial stress. That’s because many couples end up spending considerable money for their walk down the aisle with the largest sums often going towards engagement rings and the ceremony itself. Interestingly enough, a recently released study by economics professors … Continue reading “Does More Wedding Day Spending Mean A Greater Chance Of Divorce?”

Talking Constructively About A Prenuptial Agreement

In a previous post, our blog discussed how even though the idea of executing a prenuptial agreement prior to getting married may seem like a like an unromantic and uncomfortable notion, it can end up paying real dividends in the event of a divorce. That’s because a legally binding prenuptial agreement sets forth very clear … Continue reading “Talking Constructively About A Prenuptial Agreement”