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Tips for Surviving a Husband’s Midlife Crisis

By John B. D'Alessandro |

We’ve all seen the classic sitcom moment when a middle-aged husband and father suddenly needs to break out of his shell, dropping the family savings on a sports car and a vacation home. While the concept of a “midlife crisis” has become cliched, the phenomenon is no less real: Many men at a certain… Read More »

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How to Deal With a High-Conflict Co-Parent

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Parenting is a complex and strenuous task at the best of times. After a divorce, parenting is even more complicated. When your co-parent is unreasonable, narcissistic, or otherwise high-conflict, it can feel nearly impossible to bear. Below, our New Jersey child custody and divorce attorneys offer some tips for dealing with high conflict co-parents… Read More »

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Divorce From a Narcissist: How to Protect Yourself

By John B. D'Alessandro |

An amicable divorce is the best-case scenario. You and your spouse come to a joint, mature decision that your marriage is not the best thing for either of you, so you work through your differences and come to a mutual agreement on all relevant issues in the divorce. Unfortunately, if you are married to… Read More »

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How to Overcome Parental Alienation

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Divorce can be difficult for everyone involved, including the spouses and the children. It can put stress on all relationships, including between parents and their children. Parents can start to feel alienated from their children, especially if they no longer have physical custody and are restricted to visitation or more limited physical custody such… Read More »

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How to File Divorce Based on Irreconcilable Differences in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

New Jersey, like most other states, no longer requires the parties to prove “fault” in order to obtain a divorce. Instead, either party can pursue a no-fault divorce by citing “irreconcilable differences,” the legal jargon that refers to modern no-fault divorce. Even for a no-fault divorce, however, there are specific requirements that must be… Read More »

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How is a High-Net-Worth Divorce Different Than a Regular Divorce?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Divorces are rarely simple, even at the best of times. When the parties involved have a significantly high net worth, divorce proceedings can become even more complex and contentious. For a variety of reasons, high-asset divorces are likely to take more time and effort and require additional knowledge and expertise as compared to a… Read More »

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When Can I Contest a Prenuptial Agreement?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Prenuptial or premarital agreements have risen in popularity significantly over the past several decades. No longer the exclusive purview of the rich and famous, prenups can provide security for marrying couples who come from any economic level. We strongly encourage every couple to at least consider entering a prenup before marriage. That being said,… Read More »

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What are a Father’s Rights After a Divorce in NJ?

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Occasionally, husbands and fathers facing the prospect of divorce come into the process with a misconception about their rights and what they should expect. They may believe that mothers are always awarded primary or sole custody of shared children, or that they should expect to be the noncustodial parent who owes child support and… Read More »

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I Don’t Want My Kid Going to In-Person Classes, But My Ex Does

By John B. D'Alessandro |

The school year is starting, and we live in a novel coronavirus world. While schools that have reopened or that plan to reopen are taking what safety measures they can, there is good reason to worry about the safety of children, teachers, staff, and families. The coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, and schools… Read More »

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Enforcing Child Support in New Jersey

By John B. D'Alessandro |

Child support is a common part of divorce in New Jersey, although many people find it a bitter pill to swallow. Regardless of a person’s feelings about giving a part of their paycheck to their ex, if a court orders child support as a part of a divorce proceeding or other family law matter,… Read More »

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