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Education Expenses and Child Support in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

When navigating through the complexities of divorce and family law in New Jersey, questions often arise concerning child support payments. One frequent point of inquiry is the role of education expenses within the framework of child support. In New Jersey, the issue of education expenses in child support matters is more nuanced – some… Read More »

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How to Have an Amicable Divorce

By John B. D'Alessandro |

When it comes to divorce, most people envision a scenario filled with acrimony and distress. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Achieving an amicable divorce is possible, and it starts with both parties willing to work collaboratively for a mutually beneficial outcome. Read on for a discussion of some key steps you… Read More »

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Who Gets the Pets After a Divorce?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Divorce or the end of a partnership can be emotionally challenging for all parties involved. One of the most difficult questions that arises is one that might not be foremost on your mind at the time of the breakup, but one that affects you and your loved ones significantly: What happens to the family… Read More »

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Do New Jersey Judges Have Power to Order Divorced Couples to Pay for College?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

The financial implications of a divorce can be far-reaching and complex, particularly when it comes to the education of the children involved. In New Jersey, one specific area of concern often raised is whether judges have the authority to order divorced couples to pay for their children’s college education. Read on for a discussion… Read More »

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Changing Your Child Visitation Agreement in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Child visitation agreements are essential components of family law. They lay the foundation for co-parenting and help ensure the child’s well-being. However, circumstances can change, and modifying these agreements might become necessary down the line. Read on to learn more about how changes to child visitation agreements are handled in New Jersey. If you… Read More »

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Filing Your Income Tax After Divorce in New Jersey: Who Gets to Claim the Kids?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

The process of divorce is complicated and filled with emotional and logistical challenges. A common question among divorcing parents is, “Who gets to claim the children on their taxes after divorce?” Read on for a discussion of this important topic, and call the Law Offices of John B. D’Alessandro in Union, New Jersey, for… Read More »

Termination of Child Support at Age 19 in New Jersey

Termination of Child Support at Age 19 in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Child support orders are part of every divorce involving minor children, as well as other custody disputes between unmarried parents. While you might expect child support to end when the child turns 18 and becomes a legal adult, this is not always the case. In New Jersey, a law passed in 2017 established 19… Read More »

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Divorcing as a Stay-at-Home Parent

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Navigating the complexities of divorce as a stay-at-home parent can feel overwhelming. With the right legal advice, however, you can face this challenging time with clarity and confidence. Read on for a discussion of the major issues and questions facing stay-at-home parents dealing with divorce. For help with divorce in Union, Middlesex, or Essex… Read More »

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Things to Discuss When Considering Lump Sum Alimony

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Obtaining a divorce often involves settling or litigating several important issues, including the division of marital property, child custody, child support, and the payment of alimony. Alimony itself comes in many different forms and can be paid in many different ways. No matter what kind of alimony you are dealing with, one major consideration… Read More »

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How to Prove Cohabitation in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Navigating the complex terrain of cohabitation law in New Jersey can be challenging. Whether you’re contemplating moving in with a partner or worried about how this move could affect your alimony, understanding the law is crucial. See below for information and insight into this complex legal area, and contact the Union Law Offices of… Read More »

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