Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Jersey Divorce Chronicles, Part 6: What about the Kids?

In part 4 and part 5 of our series, we looked at two different approaches to commencing a divorce case. One of our subjects, Sharon, took an aggressive approach. The other, Jason, started things off in a more conciliatory manner. In … Continue reading

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When Faith & Religion Impact Divorce: The Jewish Divorce “Get”

Faith and religion can play a major role in divorce, whether it is how someone’s faith shapes their views on marriage and divorce, or the specific rules about marriage and divorced a couple’s religion prescribes. The complex interplay of faith and religion on divorce … Continue reading

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NJ Court News: New Role for Family Court Judge Bonnie Mizdol

New Jersey Chief Justice Stuart Rabner made the announcement this week that Superior Court Judge Bonnie J. Mizdol will lead the Bergen Vicinage as Assignment Judge beginning May 1. Mizdol has served as the Presiding Judge of the Family Division … Continue reading

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Got An STD From Your Ex? That’s Marital Tort

It almost goes without saying that the events and circumstances that lead a couple to divorce are typically not very pleasant ones. Your spouse may have cheated on you. The two of you may have endured tense disagreements over marital … Continue reading

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Getting Divorced When You Have a Special Needs Child

When married couples with kids decide to divorce, child-related issues related to child custody, parenting time, and child support take center stage. New Jersey family law makes it clear that decisions made during divorce regarding children must put the “best interests … Continue reading

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New Jersey Divorce Chronicles, Part 5: Handle Emotions with Care

In part 2 and part 3 of our continuing blog series on avoiding common divorce mistakes, we looked at two different approaches to hiring a divorce attorney. In part 4, we took a look at the aggressive initial approach taken … Continue reading

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3 Pitfalls To Avoid When Dividing Marital Assets in Divorce

You and your soon-to-be former spouse have laid your marital assets on the table and now it’s time to divvy up who gets what in your divorce. During this part of the divorce process — negotiating distribution of joint assets … Continue reading

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