Author: Amy L. Miller Esq.

Which assets are protected during divorce?

Morris County Divorce Lawyers Discuss Protected Assets and Equitable Distribution If you are contemplating divorce in New Jersey, you’ll likely be interested in how your property will be divided, what the process looks like, and what factors can be considered in determining division of assets. While some states allow for a strict 50/50 (equal) division of property in

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Why retain legal counsel during the Divorce process?

Morristown Divorce Attorneys Here to Help Create a Blueprint for Your Future When a person is faced with a traumatic event, like a divorce, feelings and emotions can make it difficult to navigate the complicated process and make sound business and legal decisions that may impact on the rest of their lives. If you are

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How is JB’s unique approach applied to Divorce Cases?

Morris County Divorce Attorneys Focus on Your Goals At Jacobs Berger, our Morristown family law and divorce attorneys differ greatly from many other firms, and we are proud of that fact. By putting the attorney-client relationship first and foremost, we are able to work with you to develop a legal strategy which is tailored to your

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Parental Addiction: Child Custody, Recovery, & Rebuilding Trust

Addiction and Parental Fitness in Morris County Families Family and Divorce Attorneys Helping Families across Randolph, Denville, Hanover, Morristown, and Morris County Nationwide, parental addiction seems to be slowly dismantling the social fabric of once thriving homes and communities. As the opioid epidemic devastates families across the country, a record number of children are being

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Staying Insured: Post Divorce Healthcare Options in NJ

Are Medical Benefits Considered Marital Property in Morris County, NJ? During the course of a divorce, most assets which were held jointly or were acquired during the course of a marriage must be divided. Many individuals think about child custody arrangements, if applicable and spend time brainstorming different solutions that will facilitate the equitable distribution of

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Supporting Special Needs Children in Divorce

Special Needs Children and Divorce in Morris County NJ If a divorcing couple has a special needs child, there can be additional challenges in navigating the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines. As it relates to matters of child support, physical custody, legal custody, visitation, medical care, physical therapy, education and dietary requirements, a parenting plan

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What to do following the death of the Custodial Parent

Morristown Custody Lawyers Assist After the Death of Custodial Parent Child custody is a legal matter that begins at divorce or separation, and is an on-going concern during the life of both parents or until the child is emancipated. When a custodial parent dies, the non-custodial parent and surviving family often worry about who will

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Communicate Successfully Post Divorce – Is It Possible?

Morristown County Post-Divorce Communication Strategy If you’re in the throes of divorce proceedings or your divorce has been recently finalized, you may be asking if a communication strategy with your soon-to-be ex can even exist at all, much less a successful one.  It can.  You can do it.  In this article we will look at

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Responding to a Divorce Complaint

May 24
Responding to a Divorce Complaint
By Categories Divorce

When a person files for divorce in Morris County or New Jersey, the person receiving the “divorce complaint” has thirty-five (35) days from being served with the complaint to respond before the default divorce process begins. If an individual chooses to not respond to a divorce complaint, they risk a great deal in terms of

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