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First step: Breathe. Everything is going to be okay. Although you’ve probably heard that before, it’s true. Whatever pain you’re currently feeling, whatever burden you’re currently carrying, will subside. You may or may not feel surprised, but whatever you’re feeling, just know that you aren’t going through this alone. Find support from friends, family members,...
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Prior to New Jersey’s new emancipation law, the parent paying for child support had the burden of asking the court for a child to be emancipated. As of February 1, 2017, child support obligations automatically terminate on the child’s 19th birthday. Now, the parent receiving child support explains why child support should not terminate. The...
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Alimony
The divorce process can be intimidating. There are many moving pieces that either help facilitate or hinder litigation or reaching a settlement. However, by understanding the ways in which the emotional and financial pieces interact, the divorce process can be less daunting. When determining alimony, courts consider various factors. The following is a list of...
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Talking with your children about your divorce can be challenging, but talking with them about college is exciting. College can be expensive, so it is important to understand how much you and your ex-spouse are obligated to pay. In determining the cost of higher education, courts consider the following factors: [1] Whether the parent, if...
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The Collaborative Practice is for parents who want to foster good relationships, make healthy traditions, minimize conflict, and save money. If you want to be a positive role model and provide a stable environment for your child, the collaborative practice may be right for you.[1]   Making Healthy Traditions: Just as you and your spouse...
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Mediation is an inexpensive and quick way to settle disputes between spouses. Mediation takes place in a controlled, confidential, and collaborative environment. Through this alternative dispute resolution method, a third party, the mediator, meets with the couple to resolve disputes. The mediator will offer advice and solutions in order to assist both parties. Still not...
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Tackling child support can be daunting. This quick and easy guide can put your mind at ease by knowing what to include when figuring out child support. Child support award include the child’s share of expenses for housing, food, clothing, transportation, entertainment, unreimbursed health care up to $250 per child per year, and other miscellaneous...
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It takes two (2) people to have a Collaborative Divorce. Both parties need to hire collaboratively trained attorneys. If you decide to pursue the Collaborative Process to divorce, how can you get your spouse to agree? First and foremost share information with your spouse. I recommend a book entitled “The Collaborative Way to Divorce”, by...
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1. WILL THERE BE A JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY ARRANGEMENT? 2. WHAT WILL THE PARENTING SCHEDULE BE FOR EACH PARENT? A. WEEKDAYS B. WEEKENDS C. OFF DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR D. SUMMER E. VACATIONS F. CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAYS G. PARENT’S BIRTHDAYS H. HALLOWEEN I. HOLIDAYS IF NECESSARY, SPECIFY: A. WHAT TIME IS PICK-UP AND DROP OFF? B....
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