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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. Educate yourself about different divorce options and how suitable they are for you. Have you and your spouse discussed and agreed upon your divorce? A.  A “Kitchen Table” divorce may be for you. The words kitchen table refer to working out an uncomplicated division of assets and support at your kitchen table and then...
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The only hope for the future is in a change of our consciousness and the change is bound to come. But it is left to us to decide if we will collaborate for this change or if it will have to be enforced upon us by the power of crashing circumstances.So, wake up and collaborate! August...
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Most parents would never dream of ever handing over the future financial security and child-rearing decisions affecting their children to a stranger. Yet, so many do just that when they go through the traditional divorce process. It was never their intention to put these decisions in the hands of a judge, but that is what...
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No one wants their dirty laundry aired before the public. We have all seen what can happen when the details of divorce can become public information. In this recent episode of New Jersey Divorce Talk Radio, Anna-Maria Pitella, Esq. and John Caroli are talking about how to protect your privacy during divorce.  
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In a recent podcast titled The Spouse and the House and Dealing with Debt During Divorce, New Jersey attorneys and financial and real estate professionals discuss dealing with real estate during your divorce.
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