Monthly Archives: September 2014

Top Tips for Successful Halloween Co-Parenting

This year October 31 falls on a Friday, which, as a newly separated or recently divorced parent, you may already be aware is the traditional day of the week when children switch homes for weekend visitation with their other parent. … Continue reading

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Who Says it Was an Agreement? When Palimony Becomes A Case in NJ

New Jersey family law attorneys and their “palimony” clients have been anxiously awaiting an important decision from the New Jersey Supreme Court in the appeal of Maeker v. Ross, 430 N.J. Super. 79 (App. Div. 2013). On September 25, 2014, … Continue reading

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Divorce Horror Story: A Do-It-Yourself Divorce Gone Wrong

Like many couples, at some point during their 25 year marriage, Carolyn and Eli drifted apart. When they finally decided to end the marriage, they also decided to divorce without attorneys, instead using do-it-yourself divorce forms one of them found … Continue reading

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Top 10 Highest Alimony Payments

Since it’s the time of year for all things spooky and scary, what better time to take a look  at the top ten highest alimony payments in celebrity divorce history? Kidding aside, examining these high end spousal support awards can … Continue reading

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What Does NJ Alimony Reform Mean for Your Divorce?

On September 9, 2014, the lengthy push for alimony reform in New Jersey came to a conclusion when Governor Christie signed A-845, a set of new laws that will make significant changes to New Jersey’s alimony system. What does this … Continue reading

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Divorce Horror Story: Attack of the Shark Attorney

When Peter and Brenna separated after 13 years of marriage, they had some issues to work out. Peter’s investment portfolio included several pieces of real estate. Brenna had left her career to stay home with the children (an eight year … Continue reading

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5 Dirty Tricks Divorcing Spouses Play On Each Other

For every divorcing couple that commits to making the process of ending their marriage as fair and friendly as possible, there are those vindictive spouses who just can’t resist playing dirty tricks during divorce. What kinds of traps should you … Continue reading

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Kids & Divorce: Which Parent Buys School Supplies?

The school year for students in most New Jersey school districts is now in its first full week. Still tracking down school supplies? As parents of school-age children know, stocking up on clothing and notebooks — and even things like … Continue reading

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Study: Is Facebook To Blame For Your Divorce?

It turns out that spending countless hours interacting with online friends can negatively affect your most important real life relationship — the one with your spouse, according to a new Boston University-led study that appears to have found the strongest … Continue reading

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Spyware & Stealth Smartphone Apps: Is High Tech Spying On Your Spouse Legal?

It’s a common situation we hear about when adultery (either actual or suspected) is involved in the demise of a marriage: one spouse decides to spy on the other. While in years past, snooping on a spouse usually entailed rifling … Continue reading

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