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Category Archives: Divorce Articles

Child Emancipation in Union NJ

Child emancipation is the process of legally declaring a child an independent adult.   It may take many different forms depending on the unique circumstances of both the child and/or their guardians. Cases of child emancipation may mean big changes to existing legal agreements in the area of divorce and child support. Though in New Jersey… Continue Reading

Will I Lose my Home my Essex County Divorce?

Many of our Union County divorce clients come to us concerned over losing their home in the divorce settlement agreement. Understandably, individuals who owned a home or property prior to their marriage wish to retain possession of those properties after their divorce. However, there is no easy or definitive answer to the question “Will I… Continue Reading

Family Law Appeals Lawyer Plainfield, NJ

New Jersey Family Law Courts frequently rule on complex legal issues such as divorce, child support, alimony and spousal support, child custody, division of assets and more. In the majority of cases, these rulings are legal, fair, and proper. However, there are situations in which the court system renders a judgement which is not legally justified or fundamentally unfair. When… Continue Reading

Divorce Settlement Agreements in Union County, NJ

The New Jersey divorce process can be quite complicated depending on the situation of the divorcing spouses, their families, and their financial situation. One of the primary concerns for the majority of divorce proceedings is coming to a legal and enforceable divorce settlement agreement. These agreements are where spouses can lay out the terms of their divorce… Continue Reading

Contesting Prenuptial Agreements in Union County, NJ

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are frequently used marital agreements which allow spouses to control their marriage and the terms of their potential divorce. However, not all prenuptial agreements are created equal. The state of New Jersey has a very specific set of guidelines which govern how legal marital agreements must be drafted, signed, and what terms may… Continue Reading

Parenting Time and Visitation in Child Custody Agreements Union County, NJ

Child custody agreements are not nearly as simple as one might imagine. There are complicating factors including residential custody, legal custody, as well as parenting time and visitation. The latter is something which many co-parents might overlook without consulting with a qualified family law attorney. Parenting time may also have a material impact on other legal considerations including child… Continue Reading

What if my Co-parent is Violating our Child Custody Agreement?

For unmarried parents or co-parents going through a divorce, issues surrounding child custody are often the top priority. Many co-parents take huge amounts of effort to reach amicable, fair, and ultimately beneficial child custody agreements to provide for their children. Unfortunately, these agreements are only as good as their ability to be enforced. When a parent or guardian… Continue Reading

Equitable Division of Business Assets During Divorce

During the course of divorce proceedings, all assets or debts accrued during the marriage must be divided. Business assets, owned businesses, and investments are no exception. However, owned business property division has the potential to be quite complicated when considering the many variables involved. A qualified and experienced divorce attorney will be able to help couples navigate the equitable… Continue Reading

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