5 Crucial Steps In 5 Days: Your Core Plan For Surviving Your Spouse’s Affair

surviving infidelity Discovering a partner’s infidelity is one of the most excruciating events anyone can endure. While it’s tempting to hyper-focus on getting the cheater into treatment and monitoring his every move, it’s imperative that you – the betrayed spouse – take these 5 crucial steps to manage the emotional impact of this relational trauma. Continue reading

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Preparing for Divorce: How to Assess What You Really Want

deciding to divorceAre you preparing for divorce in 2017? No matter where you find yourself in the process, be it contemplating filing for divorce, or facing a full-blown divorce trial, it is critical to ask yourself, what is most important to you in this process? Hopefully, the issues that you and your spouse have are few and that, most importantly, you two are ready, willing and able to negotiate in order to come to the most reasonable decision possible.

Crafting your own agreement and coming up with your own parameters to settle your divorce matter leads to greater freedom for your entire family now and into the future. But, how do you know what is really most important to you? What can you not live without? What is negotiable? Take some time to sit down and consider what is truly worth fighting for in your divorce. Continue reading

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Register Now For Our Free Divorce 101 Webinar

divorce 101 webinarMade the difficult decision to divorce, but now don’t know to start? Want to know what’s going to happen to your kids…your home and assets…and your future? For answers to your most pressing questions, join us for our FREE webinar: Divorce 101 The New Jersey Divorce Process: How do I start my divorce & what should I expect? Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Ex Has A Different Co-Parenting Style

co-parenting Wondering what to do when your ex’s co-parenting style clashes with yours? Worried that your kids will grow up dazed and confused because they have to navigate two sets of rules? Get your finger off the panic button! Even married couples disagree at times on the best way to manage children. Here are some things you can do to create a more positive co-parenting relationship with your ex – even if he or she is not cooperative. Continue reading

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The 5 Best Things You Can Do For Your Kids During Divorce

kids and divorceYou can’t change the fact that you’re getting divorced, but you can do things to ease the transition for your children. Read on to learn how you can support your child during this difficult time. Continue reading

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Is It Time To Strengthen New Jersey’s Domestic Violence Laws?

domestic violence crimeThe brutal December 18 murder of New Jersey mother of two Tara O’Shea-Watson at the hands of her estranged husband and accused killer, Jeremiah Monell, is a tragedy beyond all belief. In the aftermath of Monell’s arrest following a two-week long manhunt, friends of O’Shea-Watson are now pointing to a proposed domestic violence bill before the New Jersey Legislature that they say may have kept O’Shea-Watson safe, and alive. Continue reading

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How To Let People Know You’re Getting A Divorce

announcing your divorceYou’ve decided to divorce, now you need to decide how to let people know. But what details should you share? With whom? How should you deliver the message? Via e-mail blast? Phone call? In person? Here are some tips for how to spread the news. Continue reading

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5 Steps to Emotionally Prepare For Divorce

emotionally preparing for divorceDivorce is a life-altering event, so you need a clear head when planning yours. Here are five tips to manage your emotions so you can make sound, long-term legal decisions. Continue reading

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Parental Alienation & The Law In New Jersey

parental-alienation What is your legal recourse when you recognize that your ex is is attempting to alienate you from your kids? Here are concrete steps you can take to protect your relationship with your children, starting right now! Continue reading

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Court Rules on Dad’s Bad Behavior At Child’s Little League Game

bad parent behaviorWe see — and hear them — at baseball fields, hockey arenas, and wherever kids play sports:  parents who think nothing of screaming at coaches, referees, other parents, and their children. Is your ex one of them? Find out what happened when one fed-up former spouse went to court to have her child’s other parent barred from sporting events for bad behavior. Continue reading

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