Author: Allison Heaney Lamson, Esq.

Understanding Your Divorce Settlement Agreement

May 08
Understanding Your Divorce Settlement Agreement
By Categories Divorce

When a divorce is settled outside of a courtroom, be it through mediation, arbitration or through pre-trial negotiations, the divorcing couple is given the opportunity to add unique clauses and language to their Divorce Settlement Agreement (also refereed to as a Marital Settlement Agreement) in order to address issues and concerns specific to their unique situation.

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How a NJ Child Custody Agreement Can Affect a Parent’s Decisions and Wishes Regarding their Child’s Participation in Sports Programs

For those of us who participated in Fall high school sports, most of us brought home Parental Consent forms which were signed perfunctorily by one of our parents and returned without issue. The Parental Consent form, provided to every prospective player, was signed and returned before the first day of tryouts, at some point between

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How Is Alimony Calculated?

While the determination of child support has been largely standardized across New Jersey thanks to the Child Support Guidelines, when it comes to deciding an alimony agreement or modifying an existing alimony agreement, there are no precise “guidelines.” Rather, alimony is awarded based on the idea that an alimony agreement should “enable each party to

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Marital Agreements and Child Custody

Marital agreements, like prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and non-marital agreements, can be great ways for couples to more clearly define their responsibilities to one another and their individual rights, both during their relationship and also in the event their relationship should end. Typically, these marital agreements will focus primarily on the couple’s financial relationship, addressing

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