Monthly Archives: November 2013

Why Creating a Holiday Plan for Child Custody Can Be A Good Idea

It’s the holiday season and spending time with family is more important than ever. But what happens when you are a single parent trying to negotiate with your ex-husband or ex-wife for an extra holiday visit with your kids? New … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall For These 4 Common Divorce Myths

One of the biggest pitfalls of asking friends and family for divorce advice? Unless they are a divorce attorney, these well-meaning people may end up passing along common divorce myths and misconceptions that can set you up to make mistakes. … Continue reading

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Does the Affordable Care Act Encourage Divorce?

Could implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) lead to an increase in divorce rates? Here are some compelling why this could be a distinct possibility. 

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Getting Divorced? 4 Reasons Why It’s A Good Idea To Hire An Attorney

The most important decision you may make after deciding to get a divorce? Whether or not to hire a divorce attorney. In New Jersey, an individual involved in a divorce or family law issue has the option to hire an … Continue reading

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Tips for Maintaining A Household Budget During Divorce

Whether you are remaining in the marital home after a divorce or are moving to a new residence, now that you have physically separated and divided your possessions, one of the first things you need to do is assess what … Continue reading

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Can You Receive (Or Do You Need to Pay) Alimony If You’re Separated?

You and your spouse are separated, but your divorce is still not final. Do you qualify to receive NJ alimony — or likewise, could you be on the hook to pay alimony until your divorce goes through?

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Alleged Conflict of Interest for Ocean County Family Law Judge Melanie Appleby

Update 12/4: According to a NJ Law Journal report, in Judge Appleby’s formal answer, made public yesterday, Appleby admits that she met with attorney Louis around May 2012 to discuss her personal child support issue. She also admits to providing … Continue reading

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11 Inspiring Quotes About Divorce

Inspiring, humorous, and emotional, here is a collection of quotes from authors, celebrities and others about what’s it really like to go through a divorce.

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Divorce: Should You Be the First to File?

No one wants to be blindsided by divorce, but if you and your spouse have reached the point where ending your marriage seems inevitable, you may be wondering whether or not you should go ahead and be the first to … Continue reading

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Making The Most Of Your Day In Court

This week, the courtroom antics of Genevieve Sabourin grabbed headlines when the Canadian actress, in a NY court to face charges of stalking actor Alec Baldwin, was given 30 days in jail after a judge held her in contempt of … Continue reading

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