Author: Allison Heaney Lamson, Esq.
One of our Morris County divorce clients’ most common concerns is what will happen if they leave the marital home during their divorce. Even in the most amicable of circumstances, it can be extremely hard for a couple undergoing a divorce to share a home, and the desire to leave that home and reduce the […]
The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) lists 18 different actions which, when committed, are considered to be domestic violence. What many people may not know is that acts of criminal mischief, specifically destroying another person’s property, can also be considered an act of domestic violence from which that person may ask the court […]
Before any Morris County divorce can be finalized, the divorcing couple will need to come to an agreement regarding the key issues of child custody, child support, alimony and spousal support, and division of assets. Every marriage is different, and for some couples deciding the issue of alimony may be particularly difficult, while deciding how […]
We make between 10,000 and 40,000 decisions each day according to Bob Posen of MIT. Of these, many are inconsequential and our choices rely more on habits than careful consideration of options. Coffee or juice? Train or taxi? But for decisions with more significant outcomes, such as those required during a divorce, it is best […]
In Part I of this series, we focused on the positives and negatives about having child support paid directly from the obligor to the obligee. If you don’t know what these terms mean, or have forgotten, check out last week’s post for these definitions. This week, we turn our attention to child support payments made to and […]