Monthly Archives: April 2014

Johnny Weir & Victor Voronov To Mend Marriage Via Reconciliation Agreement?

The divorce of figure skater Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov made headlines last month as the first high profile same-sex divorce in New Jersey since the state’s legalization of gay marriage in 2013. However, the celebrity split made news … Continue reading

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Your Wedding Day: Are You Ready For The Legal Changes Marriage Brings?

Throughout the month of May, we will be posting a special blog series on marriage-related legal issues, including prenuptial agreements, reconciliation agreements, and more. Please check back each week for tips and advice that can help you boost your marital … Continue reading

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Badmouthing Spouse Leads to Lowered Divorce Settlement

Divorce stirs up plenty of emotions, but a recent headline-grabbing divorce case in which a wife received a lowered divorce settlement for “badmouthing” her attorney husband and allegedly ruining his business reputation provides good reason why it may be best … Continue reading

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New Jersey “Child Support Amnesty Week” Begins April 28

For parents who have fallen so far behind on child support payments that a warrant has been issued for their arrest, the New Jersey Office of Child Support Services is extending a one-time opportunity to make things right.

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Is Getting A Divorce About To Get Harder?

Is there a nationwide movement afoot to make getting a divorce more difficult? A provocative new article in the Washington Post describes how a number of state legislatures are now pushing for waiting periods, mandating marriage classes, or even eliminating … Continue reading

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What Happens to Student Loan Debt During a Divorce?

During a divorce, the matter of dividing a couple’s marital debts is given just as much weight as dividing their assets. While “marital debt” usually translates for most couples to mean debt from credit cards, for a growing number of … Continue reading

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Judge Gives Engagement Ring to Woman Based On Break Up Text

Thanks to the ruling of a NY judge, a broken off engagement has resulted in one woman being able to keep her $53,000 engagement ring over the protests of her former fiancé, the NY Daily News reports.

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High Society Couple to Hold Hamptons “Divorce Yard Sale”

The posh summer season in the Hamptons will get off to an usual start this Memorial Day Weekend with the “divorce yard sale” of James B. Fairchild and Whitney St. John, a couple once billed as a modern day F. … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Finances in a Divorce

No matter how amicable (or not) a split your divorce is shaping up to be, it’s completely normal to be concerned with how best to safeguard your financial future as you move forward into your new life. How do you … Continue reading

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