New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

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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Debt Relief Through Bankruptcy or Divorce?

Morristown Divorce Attorneys: Debt and Bankruptcy Financial challenges, disagreements on spending, and/or lack of a unified and agreed upon household budget are often contributing factors when individuals entertain the prospect of divorce. When considering divorce finances often play a role, including but not limited to, the strain that debt can place on a relationship. There

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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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Is it Legal to Record My Spouse or Partner during my NJ Divorce?

Morristown Spousal Spying and Divorce Lawyers NJ Morris County Family and Divorce Attorneys Here to Advise you Every Step of the Way It`s not unusual to think that uncovering possible evidence that your spouse or partner is having an affair or engaging in inappropriate behavior, is enough to prompt a person to file for divorce

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Preparing for a Court Ordered Child Custody Evaluation in New Jersey

Morristown Child Custody Evaluation Attorneys If mediation did not prove to be a viable or successful option for your divorce and you are in need of a child custody evaluation, to help determine a realistic and fair resolution on parenting time, the help of an experienced professional may be useful in helping you and your

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Parallel Parenting in Divorce

Parallel Parenting in Morris County Divorce Creating Sensible Parenting Time Arrangements across Madison, Tewksbury, Hanover, Florham Park, and Morristown Parallel Parenting is a style of co-parenting often used to temporarily get parents through the early stages of divorce when intense feelings and tempers are at their peak. It can utilized in situations where former spouses

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