Having A Good Divorce: 6 Benefits Of A Low Conflict Divorce

benefits of low conflict divorceWhat’s the key to thriving after you split with your spouse? Having a low conflict divorce. You may feel angry and betrayed now — and legitimately so — but acting on those feelings by forcing a high conflict court battle won’t change the past, and certainly won’t help you move on with your life.

Need motivation to try a lower conflict approach to divorce? Here are six reasons why you should make your divorce as peaceful as possible. Read more

7 Divorce Tax Mistakes

Avoid these 7 Divorce Tax Mistakes!  Join us on Monday October 21, 2019 for a free webinar with divorce and family law expert Robyn Howlett and financial planner Michael Ringel, CPA to get the inside track on taxes during and after your divorce.  Learn the secret deductions you can make, and the disastrous mistakes to avoid in this short webinar.  It could be the most valuable 30 minutes of the year!

  • What: 7 Divorce Tax Mistakes to Avoid: Free live webinar
  • Where: Online! We have designed this to be easy to access from home, from the office, from you car!
  • When: Monday October 21 at 11am.
  • How to register: Click here to register for 7 Divorce Tax Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t worry if you cannot make the live event, the replay will be available!

Divorce Tax Mistakes

Divorce Tax Mistakes are easy to make and can prove costly.  With so much changing in tax law in New Jersey, for example the change in NJ Alimony Tax that occurred at the start of 2019, it is essential to understand how this could impact upon your upcoming divorce settlement and how to avoid pitfalls.  This easy-to-understand webinar covers the essentials you need to watch out for to avoid divorce tax mistakes.  Register today to secure your seat.

Divorce Tax Mistakes Webinar




How To Recoup Monetary Damages When A Spouse Cheats

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A divorce case in North Carolina made headlines recently when a judge ruled that an ex-husband was entitled to monetary restitution from his ex-wife’s paramour under the state’s “homewrecker” laws. Dating back to the 18th century, these laws allow a scorned spouse to sue their spouse’s lover for breaking up a happy home. 

Could a case like this ever happen in New Jersey? Read more

#DVCounts: Child Support & Alimony For Domestic Violence Survivors Make Key Difference

September 13 is #DVCounts day, an important annual Census Day organized by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). All day long, organizations and survivors are sharing stories and data about the need for critical domestic violence resources.

According to the NNEDV’s DVCounts Annual Census Report (using statistics gathered on September 13, 2018), in New Jersey, over the course of a single day, survivors made 67 requests for services — including emergency shelter, housing, transportation, childcare, legal representation, and more — that could not be provided because programs did not have the resources to provide these services. The most frequently requested non-residential services that could not be provided were housing advocacy, legal representation, and financial assistance.  Read more

Child Custody in Divorce: Is Seeking Full Custody Right For You?

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Wondering if full custody is right for you? Here are some questions to help you make an informed decision. Read more

How To Keep Details Of Your Divorce From Reaching Your Kids’ Ears

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When you are divorcing and have children, you want to do everything you can to minimize their stress and ease this time of transition for your family. This starts with shielding your children from conflict that may still be running high between you and your ex.

Are your children being dragged into the middle? Here are 7 steps to keep the adults-only details of your divorce private and off your children’s radar. Read more

Marriage strained after a long summer? Here are 4 ways to fix it

fixing a strained marriageDid your marriage hit a rough patch this summer? You are not alone. According to new research from the University of Washington, divorce rates spike each year in August, with September filings not far behind.

What’s driving this end-of-summer divorce trend? Let’s take a look at relationship problems that tend to be unique to summer — along with tips you can use this fall to help mend your marriage and avoid divorce. Read more

6 Apps To Get Your Life Back On Track After Divorce

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Does your smartphone need a post-divorce makeover? Here are all the divorce apps you need for a smooth transition into your next chapter. Read more

7 Ways To Get More Time With Your Kids During The School Year

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Does your school year parenting time schedule leave you feeling disconnected from your children? Getting more parenting time with your kids during the school year not only strengthens your relationship, but it also demonstrates to your ex that you’re committed to being an involved, consistent co-parent. This is extremely important should either of you pursue a formal modification to your  custody agreement in the future. Here are easy some ways to maximize time spent with your children this school year. Read more

Surviving Back-to-School Night When You Have a High-Conflict Ex

surviving back-to-school night and parent-teacher conferences with a toxic ex

If you have the misfortune of being divorced from a high conflict ex, you may anticipate back-to-school night and parent-teacher conferences with dread. Will your difficult co-parent snipe at you in front of your child’s teachers? Bad-mouth you to the other parents? Try not to panic! Calm your anxiety by following these tips for surviving school events with your ex. Read more