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Parenting Time vs. Visitation

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When you are dealing with divorce or other family law proceedings, the sheer volume of the legal terminology being thrown around can be overwhelming. Different states use different terms to mean different things, and many legal concepts have evolved over the years in light of societal changes. It’s easy to get confused when one… Read More »

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How to Ask for a Prenup

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Prenups are no longer limited to the rich and famous, but broaching the topic in any relationship can be a challenge. You might want a prenuptial agreement but worry that asking your partner will kill the romance or, even worse, end the relationship. Prenups offer important legal protections for both parties, and you shouldn’t… Read More »

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Best Divorce Advice in 2021

By John B. D'Alessandro |

If you are considering whether to file for divorce or you have just been served with divorce papers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. There are many moving parts to divorce, on top of the effects on your personal life and emotional wellbeing. Below, we offer a few tips to help with all aspects of… Read More »

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How to Get Closure After a Divorce

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Divorce is emotionally, physically, and financially taxing. Divorces are often heated affairs and can come after months or years of relationship troubles. Getting closure after a divorce can be challenging, leaving many people feeling like their lives are in limbo. Below, we offer a few tips on obtaining closure after divorcing. Reach out to… Read More »

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Can I Change My Mind After Signing Divorce Papers?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Divorce is a big deal, and it is meant to be final. It signals a big shift in your life, so it’s normal to have doubts throughout the process. For some people, those doubts grow, and they find themselves reuniting with their spouse before finalizing the divorce process. But what happens if you’ve signed… Read More »

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How to Prove You’re a Fit Parent in Court in NJ?

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There is little more insulting and alarming than having your parental rights threatened via allegations that you are an unfit parent. If your former spouse or another party tries to take away your custody rights by claiming that you pose a danger to your kids, what can you do? Continue reading to learn how… Read More »

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What Documents Are Needed For Divorce?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

When going through a divorce, you’ll gather more paper than for just about any other event in your life. There are a number of issues pertinent to your divorce, and the more work you do in advance gathering relevant evidence, the more efficient your divorce attorney can be when litigating your divorce in court… Read More »

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Relocating Mid-School Year After Divorce

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Divorce is a time of change. After your divorce, you may decide to change jobs, move to be closer to family, or simply need a change of scenery to reflect the new chapter in your life. When you have shared children with your ex, however, moving can become complicated. If you decide to relocate,… Read More »

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How Do NJ Courts Deal With Religious Child Custody Disputes?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Arguments over how best to raise the children can be complicated in a stable marriage. When co-parents are divorced, making those decisions can be even more challenging. Many parents hold strong religious views and care deeply about ensuring that their children carry those same values. What happens if divorced or otherwise separated parents disagree… Read More »

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What Will Happen to a Divorce if the Court Thinks Reconciliation is Possible?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Every state in the country now has some form of no-fault divorce. Rather than needing to demonstrate that one party committed abuse, adultery, or some other wrongdoing, parties can simply assert that the marriage has broken down and seek a divorce based on that fact alone. In New Jersey, the two no-fault grounds for… Read More »

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