New Jersey Family Law Blog

Dealing with Divorce Depression

Given the high level of stress associated with many divorces, and the regret and sadness that also often come along, it is no surprise that many individuals going through divorce experience feelings of anxiety and depression. In addition, these feelings are not limited to the adults going through the divorce, as children of all ages […]

By | May 21, 2018 | Categories Family Law Read More

Modern Concepts for Prenuptial Agreements

We have now written several times about the many advantages a prenuptial agreement can offer a soon-to-be-married couple. However, in the last few years, more and more prenuptial agreements are being created which address much more modern issues than traditional prenuptial agreements have typically addressed. If you are considering entering into a Morris County prenuptial […]

By | May 11, 2018 | Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Marital Assets Read More

Understanding Your Divorce Settlement Agreement

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. […]

By | May 8, 2018 | Categories Divorce Read More

The Most Common “Divorce Mistakes”

With over 50 years of combined family law experience, it is safe to see that our Morris County divorce and family law firm has seen it all. From the most pleasant and amicable of divorces, to the most embattled and contentious divorces, to divorces involving highly complex financial matters like privately owned businesses, one thing […]

By | April 9, 2018 | Categories Divorce, Family Law Read More

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 […]

By | March 29, 2018 | Categories Child Custody, Co-Parenting, Family Law Read More

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 […]

By | March 27, 2018 | Categories Alimony, Divorce, Family Law Read More

Congress Changes Alimony Tax Law!

As a result of the release of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act“, Congress has now significantly changed how alimony payments are handled come tax-time. Critically however, this change in tax law will only affect alimony agreements which are entered into after December 31, 2018 (that is to say, any alimony agreements which are already […]

By | March 15, 2018 | Categories Alimony, Divorce Read More

Avoiding Bad Divorce Advice

During the divorce process, many people will turn to friends and family for support and advice, and rightly so. In fact, having a support network to lean on during the divorce process is something most Morris County divorce lawyers and mental health professionals would recommend that a person do. However, there are a number of […]

By | February 16, 2018 | Categories Family Law Read More