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Making Separation & Divorce Easier On The Kids

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Your children mean the world to you, so how do you make sure their emotional needs are being met as you and your spouse make the difficult decision to separate or file for divorce? Of all places, a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians showed how, even in the most tight-knit of families, special care needs to be taken to make sure children feel loved, safe, and secure. Read more

Getting Organized for Divorce

If you and your spouse are considering divorce in 2014, getting organized now can help save time and stress in the event you make the decision to file, or your spouse files first. How do you prepare for the divorce process in New Jersey? Here are 5 key questions to make sure you know the answers to: Read more

Can You Receive (Or Do You Need to Pay) Alimony If You’re Separated?

You and your spouse are separated, but your divorce is still not final. Do you qualify to receive NJ alimony — or likewise, could you be on the hook to pay alimony until your divorce goes through? Read more

Dealing with Money When You Decide to Separate

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You likely have many different joint accounts with your spouse, including bank accounts, credit cards, loans, and more. Before untangling these accounts during your divorce, the first step in protecting yourself is to make sure your spouse can’t create even more financial problems during your separation. Are you about to go your separate ways? Here are a few preliminary money issues to take into consideration. Read more

Decided to Separate? What to Do Before You Move Out

If you and your spouse are separating, are you the one moving out? Before you relocate, here are tips and issues to consider as you go about finding a new place. Read more

Why Long-Term Separations Can Be Financially Risky

For many couples, making the decision to separate can be a welcome break to work on and finally resolve the personal issues causing discord in their marriage. Legally, there is no set time limit on how long a separation in New Jersey can or should last. However, should there be? If you are involved in a marital separation that has lasted for months, or even years, without either party making a move to reconcile or divorce, it is important to be aware that this can come with certain financial risks. Here’s a look at four potential pitfalls of long separations. Read more