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Category Archives: Divorce Articles

Annulments Attorney Union County New Jersey

Linden Attorneys Serving our neighbors in Rahway, Clark, Roselle Park, Garwood, Elizabeth, Cranford, Edison and across New Jersey Many people are familiar with the New Jersey divorce process, and some of the issues which frequently cause dispute such as child custody, child support, spousal support, and division of assets. But many of our Union County… Continue Reading

Economic Abuse May be Considered Domestic Violence

Union County Domestic Violence attorney to represent your interests throughout the process New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic of Domestic Violence Act (N.J.S.A. 2C:25-19) lists eighteen different types of abuse which are considered by law to be acts of domestic violence. While most of these actions are physical in nature, like assault, harassment, and false imprisonment,… Continue Reading

What is included in NJ child support?

Experienced Family Law Attorneys providing counsel in Child Support Cases in Westfield, Elizabeth, Union, Linden, and the greater Union County area Child Support in the New Jersey area is a topic associated with Child Custody and Post-Divorce Proceedings that keeps surfacing and can be sometimes misunderstood. When this is broken down even further into what is included, more… Continue Reading

Can I Pay Child Support Directly to My Child?

Family Law Attorneys providing Child Support advice in Westfield, Elizabeth, Union, Linden, and the greater Union County Area In any Union County divorce involving a family with children, child support is a key component of the divorce settlement agreement. New Jersey law has strict guidelines outlining how much child support will be required in any divorce… Continue Reading

The Different Types of Alimony in New Jersey

During many Union County divorces, one of the key issues that will need to be decided is that of alimony and spousal support. Alimony is awarded in a wide variety of scenarios to spouses who traditionall have relied on the other spouse for financial support. Different from child support, there are no strict guidelines for… Continue Reading

Getting Divorced in New Jersey-Do you need to prove“Fault”?

In New Jersey almost every case proceeds on a no-fault basis, even though on occasion a spouse may want to proceed on claims of adultery, extreme cruelty, or another fault-based ground. Most divorces in New Jersey are filed as no-fault under the category of irreconcilable differences.The law recognizes that after six months of such differences,… Continue Reading

Implications of the Most Recent Tax Code on Child Support

Linden Family Lawyer serving clients with child support claims across Union County New Jersey law regarding child support boils down to the fact that both parents have a financial obligation to support their children. However, that is where the simplicity ends on this often complicated and contentious issue. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, it… Continue Reading

The Impact of Cohabitation on Alimony Linden NJ

Subsequent to divorce, people often move on to new relationships. However, living with a new partner can cause complications to an existing alimony proceedings.  Cohabitation and its effects on alimony is habitually one of the most difficult family law issues to sort through. The different types of alimony can make it confusing in some cases but generally speaking, the payer of… Continue Reading

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