Family Law/Divorce

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An Overview of Your Consultation with A Passaic County Divorce Attorney

If you are considering divorcing your spouse or if your spouse has indicated that he or she intends to divorce you, you probably have a lot of questions. As you begin the next chapter in your life, the decisions made during the process and the outcome of your divorce can impact your future for years to [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on An Overview of Your Consultation with A Passaic County Divorce Attorney

How to Contest a Domestic Violence Charge in Passaic County

The reality of domestic violence. Domestic violence has become an area of major concern in our society. Here are just a few reasons why: A woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings and rapes combined. The costs of intimate partner [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Contest a Domestic Violence Charge in Passaic County

Divorce Mediation in Northern NJ: What to Expect

No matter what others might tell you, no one really wins when a couple goes through a divorce. If you or your spouse are contemplating divorce, it may be tempting to view the breakdown of your marriage as an opportunity to get even, to be made whole, get what you deserve or, sadly, to make [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Divorce Mediation in Northern NJ: What to Expect

Filing for Divorce in Passaic County

The divorce process can have significant, long-term effects on you, your finances, your extended family, your job and, if you have children, perhaps even your ability to choose where you live or travel without restrictions. Unless the dissolution of your marriage will be uncontested and you're relatively confident that you and your spouse will be [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce in Passaic County

How to Modify Your Visitation Rights

The word divorce is usually not associated with warm thoughts and fond memories. Even the most amicable, uncontested divorce can cause sadness and bring a traumatic end to domestic tranquility, especially for the children of the marriage. A bitterly contested marriage dissolution can worsen an already negative experience for a child, sometimes for a short [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Modify Your Visitation Rights

Change Your Visitation Rights: The Legal Guide for Parents

Life as a child knows it literally ceases to exist when their parents divorce. Unfortunately, the most bitter disputes during divorce proceedings are often about custody, visitation and parenting plans, creating additional stress and emotional upheaval in the lives of the children involved. What is visitation time? In New Jersey, visitation (also referred to as [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Change Your Visitation Rights: The Legal Guide for Parents

Is It Time to Hire a Lawyer for Your Divorce in NJ?

Marriage is hard work. Anyone who thinks otherwise probably hasn't been married or is just being unrealistic. For the most part, the hard work pays off. However, there is a meaningful difference between working hard and struggling in a marriage. When it becomes a struggle to keep a marriage together, divorce is often the unfortunate [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Is It Time to Hire a Lawyer for Your Divorce in NJ?

Protecting Your Passaic County, NJ Visitation Rights

In most cases of divorce where children are involved, the final order and court-approved visitation (or parenting) schedule provides certainty for children and parents alike, reducing the opportunity for potential conflict. Unfortunately, however, that's not always the case. There are times that, for any number of reasons, one of the parents desires a change in [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Protecting Your Passaic County, NJ Visitation Rights

Do You Need a Joint Custody Attorney in NJ?

From the time we are young, many of us dream of having the perfect love story. We all want a loving spouse, a beautiful family and a home to call our own, but unfortunately, not all love stories have their happy endings. In this day and age, divorce has become a common outcome for many [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Do You Need a Joint Custody Attorney in NJ?

What You Should Know About Joint Custody in NJ

It is unlikely that anyone who gets married expects to subsequently get divorced. Certainly no one wants it to happen, but sometimes things happen. The dissolution of a marriage can become a very uncomfortable, emotional and messy matter. How bad a divorce turns out depends on what is at stake and how committed the parties [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Joint Custody in NJ

How Long is the Divorce Process in NJ?

Time flies when you're having fun. Not so much, however, when you're not. Take divorce, for example. The dissolution of a marriage can and often does have far-reaching and long-lasting impact on the lives of not only the spouses but of their children, other relatives, friends and coworkers as well. A divorce frequently affects the [...]

By |December 24th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How Long is the Divorce Process in NJ?

5 Things You Should Know Before Divorce Mediation in Passaic County

Are you considering getting a divorce? Is your spouse? If so, you are probably becoming painfully aware of the significant impact ending a marriage can have on your emotions, your finances, the relationships you have with friends and relatives and, if applicable, the lives of the children of the marriage. Divorce can be an ugly [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on 5 Things You Should Know Before Divorce Mediation in Passaic County

Filing for Divorce in NJ: The Step-by-Step Guide

It's pretty much common knowledge that approximately one of every two marriages ends in divorce. Of course, no one thinks it will happen to them. But it does. And if you're reading this, perhaps you or your spouse are considering ending your marriage. If so, you already know that the process can be drawn-out and [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce in NJ: The Step-by-Step Guide

10 Things to Know Before You File for Divorce in NJ

Marriage is a special bond, so there are many emotions that you’ll experience when you and your spouse are considering divorce. There’s not much you can do to avoid feelings of depression or blame, especially when you’ve never been through divorce proceedings. When you’re unsure about the process and the paperwork, you risk financial hardship [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on 10 Things to Know Before You File for Divorce in NJ

What To Do Before You File for Divorce in NJ

"Til death do us part." These are, of course, familiar words to anyone who has attended a wedding. They express the hope that a marriage will last as long as the bride or groom shall live. However, approximately half of all marriages end in divorce, so "happily ever after" has become a hit and miss. [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What To Do Before You File for Divorce in NJ

What Can I Expect During Divorce Mediation in Passaic County

No one enjoys a divorce. No matter how much one or both parties may want a divorce, neither will consider the process of getting one enjoyable. A divorce does not, however, need to be the expensive, emotionally devastating scenario popularized in movies, tabloids and on reality television. Like many states, New Jersey provides a process [...]

By |November 5th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What Can I Expect During Divorce Mediation in Passaic County

Finding the Best Divorce Attorney in Passaic County: 2 Qualities to Look For

Albert Einstein once said that, “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” Actually pretty funny when you think about it. Funny, that is, unless you or your spouse decide to get a divorce. At that point, no amount [...]

By |October 21st, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Finding the Best Divorce Attorney in Passaic County: 2 Qualities to Look For

What To Expect During the Divorce Process in NJ

"Love conquers all". Or so the old saying goes. As nice as that sentiment sounds, it's unfortunately not always true. If you or your spouse has decided to file for divorce, you know that all too well. Or will shortly. The life to which you've grown accustomed will soon undergo major changes, for you, for [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What To Expect During the Divorce Process in NJ

Visitation Rights Modification: Step-by-Step Guide

"The divorce is final." If you've gone through one, you know just how much of a relief getting the final decree can be. Unfortunately, however, the finality of a divorce order doesn't extend to all divorce-related matters, especially those that involve children of the marriage. Support, custody and visitation issues remain subject to potential modification [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Visitation Rights Modification: Step-by-Step Guide

5 Things to Understand About the Divorce Process in NJ

Divorce is one of those strange things in life that no one wants. Until they do, that is. When that moment arrives, lives are forever altered, not only of the couple involved, but of any children they might have, their extended families and their friends. Households are almost always uprooted and finances impacted. No matter [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on 5 Things to Understand About the Divorce Process in NJ

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in NJ?

A divorce is a legal action that touches on very private matters but plays out in a very public way. The dissolution of a marriage can become a very contentious, difficult and unpredictable matter, one which often involves strong outpourings of sadness or grief, resentment and anger expressed as hostility and, for some, outright denial [...]

By |October 4th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How Much Does a Divorce Cost in NJ?

How to Modify Visitation Rights in Passaic County, NJ

At first, a divorce hardly ever seems like a good thing (although experience tells us it often is). It is usually even less of a good thing when there are children involved, victims of circumstances not of their choosing and completely out of their control. Yet children of a marriage play a major, although usually [...]

By |September 29th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Modify Visitation Rights in Passaic County, NJ

How to Hire the Best Divorce Lawyer in Passaic County

Sometimes "good enough" simply isn't good enough. Some situations call for excellence, for the best. Surgery is one. Rocket science also comes to mind. Airplane repairs. And legal representation. When you have something worth hiring a lawyer for, it's worth hiring the best, especially when the stakes are very high. Divorce, for example. If you [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Hire the Best Divorce Lawyer in Passaic County

The Easiest Way to Modify Visitation Rights in NJ

Some divorces are amicable, many are not. Either way, ill feelings usually fade over time and both parties go about their lives, leaving what's in the past in the past. And why not? If a final divorce decree has been entered, there's usually no reason for the former spouses to deal with each other. No [...]

By |August 20th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on The Easiest Way to Modify Visitation Rights in NJ

4 Qualities That the Best Divorce Attorneys in Passaic County Have

Divorce. A truly unpleasant word. Unfortunately, it's a word so commonly heard that it really doesn't have the shock value it did a generation or more ago. Until it happens to you. If your marriage is coming to an end, you've begun to understand the effect a divorce can have on your emotional and physical [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on 4 Qualities That the Best Divorce Attorneys in Passaic County Have

How to Begin the Divorce Process in NJ

"Til death do us part." Included in so many wedding vows over the centuries, these 5 words demonstrate the hope and intention couples bring to their marriage. As John Lennon once wrote, however, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans". Not all marriages work out and divorce is often the [...]

By |July 20th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Begin the Divorce Process in NJ

Saving Money with a Flat Fee Divorce Attorney

If either you or your spouse are contemplating a divorce, we don't need to tell you that the coming weeks, months and perhaps even years may be very difficult for you and your family mentally, emotionally and financially. With the possible exception of bringing a bad situation to an end, a divorce has very few [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Saving Money with a Flat Fee Divorce Attorney

Child Relocation: How to Move Your Child Out of State

Most lawyers will tell you that with the possible exception of criminal law, domestic law is the area of practice most fraught with emotion. Is it any wonder? Court proceedings involving divorce, custody and visitation rights, child support and alimony often include conflict between the parties and do lasting damage to not only the couple [...]

By |July 7th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Child Relocation: How to Move Your Child Out of State

Relocating Children After a Divorce in Passaic County, NJ

If you've been divorced, you know all too well how difficult it can be. The breakdown of a marriage is fraught with emotion, and hurt feelings often get in the way of an amicable divorce. A bad situation can be made even worse if there are children involved. In fact, custody and visitation rights are [...]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Relocating Children After a Divorce in Passaic County, NJ

How to Change Visitation Rights in Passaic County, NJ

Divorce. Custody. Visitation rights. Three words that no one really likes. Any legal matter regarding children can have a devastating impact on children involved, the overall family dynamic that often includes grandparents and other relatives as well as friends and even "acquaintances" such as teachers or the coaches of youth sport teams. Even a divorce [...]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Change Visitation Rights in Passaic County, NJ

10 Things to Know Before You File for Divorce in NJ

Marriage is a special bond, so there are many emotions that you’ll experience when you and your spouse are considering divorce. There’s not much you can do to avoid feelings of depression or blame, especially when you’ve never been through divorce proceedings. When you’re unsure about the process and the paperwork, you risk financial hardship [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on 10 Things to Know Before You File for Divorce in NJ

What to Do After You File for Divorce in NJ

Anyone who has gone through a divorce can tell you how difficult the process can be before filing, during court proceedings and after the final order is entered. Emotions run high and many couples experience lapses in judgment that can affect them personally and financially, no matter how long they were married. Chances are that [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What to Do After You File for Divorce in NJ

What to Expect When You File for Divorce in NJ

When a marriage comes to an end for any reason, there is a wide range of emotions that each spouse will experience. It’s unfortunate that sadness, anger, frustration and anxiety often get in the way of logical thinking when discussions of divorce come up. People say things they don’t mean, behave erratically and act before [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What to Expect When You File for Divorce in NJ

Filing for Divorce in NJ? 5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer

If you and your spouse are considering divorce, you may be tempted to save legal costs and attorney's fees by representing yourself in connection with the proceedings. It’s true that you can obtain all of the necessary forms and handle filing for divorce in NJ on your own, and there are no rules preventing you [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce in NJ? 5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer

How Much Does it Cost to File for Divorce in NJ

If you and your spouse are considering whether to file for divorce in NJ, you’re likely concerned about what it’s going to cost for each of you. The horror stories you’ve heard or seen in movies and TV shows can raise serious reservations about the high price tag for attorney's fees and other expenses. Though [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How Much Does it Cost to File for Divorce in NJ

Hiring a Divorce Attorney in Passaic County NJ: First Steps

Hiring a divorce attorney in Passaic County starts before you meet with him or her. It starts with research. You should have an idea of what you want out of your divorce. It’s easy to say you want your freedom, happiness or a fresh start, but the court doesn’t decide those [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Hiring a Divorce Attorney in Passaic County NJ: First Steps

File for Divorce in Passaic County NJ: What to Expect

When you’re filing for divorce in Passaic County, you may feel lost. You know you’re marriage is ending; however, you don’t know what to expect. Traditionally, there are about seven steps if you want to file for divorce in Passaic County. Depending on your relationship with your spouse, you may skip [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on File for Divorce in Passaic County NJ: What to Expect

What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer in Passaic County

Getting a divorce in Passaic County isn’t something you’ve probably imagined that you would do. However, if you know your marriage is ending, there is information you should know before you hire a divorce lawyer in Passaic County. For example, it’s important that you hire a lawyer who is the good [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer in Passaic County

When Should I Hire a Passaic County Divorce Lawyer?

The issue of divorce in Passaic County may be a hard thing to discuss or even consider. You’ve made an emotional investment in your marriage and your future together. You may have children or even pets you consider to be your children. You may not want a divorce at all, but [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on When Should I Hire a Passaic County Divorce Lawyer?

Filing for Divorce in Passaic County: The Process

Before filing for divorce in Passaic County, there are some things you should know. For instance, you can’t file for divorce in New Jersey unless you’ve been a resident for at least one year prior to filing the complaint. If you have any children, you may be interested to know that [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce in Passaic County: The Process

Hiring a Passaic County Divorce Attorney: Online Guide

You and your spouse may mutually come to the decision to get a divorce or you may want to speak to a Passaic County divorce attorney by yourself. Ultimately, finding the best Passaic County divorce lawyer for you involves trusting your own instincts regarding the type of lawyer you want. Since not [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Hiring a Passaic County Divorce Attorney: Online Guide

Divorce Costs in Passaic County: How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

One of the most common questions asked by clients seeking a divorce in Passaic County is about the expense. The honest answer is that the cost of a divorce depends on a variety of factors involved in your case. It’s understandable that this answer is not what you want to hear, [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Divorce Costs in Passaic County: How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

Divorce Mediation in Passaic County: Is it Right for Me?

Divorce mediation in Passaic County is a way to end your marriage without litigating your divorce. If you choose mediation, you can resolve issues like spousal support, division of property and child custody without the help of a judge. In other words, a Passaic County divorce mediation is a formal alternative to [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Divorce Mediation in Passaic County: Is it Right for Me?

What Happens During Divorce Mediation in Passaic County?

Divorce mediation in Passaic County is different than going through divorce litigation. Litigation is the standard divorce process where you and your spouse separately hire attorneys ready to “fight” to get you what you want. How adversarial the process is depends on how amicable the split was. Often, it can take [...]

By |September 26th, 2013|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What Happens During Divorce Mediation in Passaic County?