Monthly Archives: December 2015

Post-Season Financial Preparedness: Who Owns the Holiday Gifts?

If you were lucky enough to receive a particularly high-value gift over the holiday season, and you are also married or soon-to-be-married, then you may want to take a moment to consider the ownership of that gift. While no one … Continue reading

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7 Steps To Filing For Divorce In New Jersey

You’ve made the decision to divorce, so what can you expect next? The divorce process will require you to divide all marital assets and debts, establish alimony and child support if applicable, and determine custody arrangements for your children. To … Continue reading

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Answering Older Children’s Questions About Divorce

One of the most difficult tasks of divorce is telling your children you’re splitting up. Before you sit down to give them the news, it’s important to anticipate questions they might have and be prepared for how to answer them.

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How To Protect Children of Divorce From Depression

Up to 25% of children whose parents divorce have emotional and behavioral difficulties, as compared to 10% of children from intact homes. How do you know if your child is one of the 25% — and how do you help … Continue reading

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New Jersey Divorce Chronicles Part 12: Will Sharon and Robert Go to Trial?

In our last installment of our ongoing divorce case study series, we saw Melissa and Jason making good progress with the division of their marital assets and debts in mediation. Meanwhile, the disappointing recommendations Sharon got from the Marital Early … Continue reading

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Dividing a Family Business in Divorce

When owners of family or closely held businesses divorce, they may wonder whether or not they are going to have to divide their business as part of asset division, and if so, what exactly that might mean for their financial … Continue reading

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6 Perilous Divorce Mistakes Women Make

Divorce is one of the most difficult life transitions anyone can face, but the truth is, everyone handles divorce in their own way. Women going through divorce can face unique stresses and may be more prone to making certain errors … Continue reading

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Putting Narcissism & Divorce into Perspective: Negotiate with Caution

In a couple of recent posts, we discussed what it can be like to go through a divorce from a narcissist. In “Divorcing a Narcissist: 5 Steps to Protect Yourself” we talked about how your narcissistic soon-to-be-ex-spouse might blame you … Continue reading

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