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“Nesting” as a custody alternative

Divorce is never an easy situation for anyone. It can be particularly difficult for children. However, there might be a solution that involves everyone staying in your New Jersey home. Nesting can make the transition better for your kids. What is nesting? Nesting is...

Executive spouse divorce strategies

Dividing assets in a divorce is often as tumultuous a process as the personal separation. High-income couples in New Jersey have much at stake and must carefully consider how to begin the difficult task of evaluating their personal and joint financial affairs. Unravel...

Divorce rate tends to increase in late summer

For New Jersey couples, divorce is rarely an easy topic to consider. However, many reach the point in their relationship where they feel there is no choice but to move on and end the marriage. Despite perceptions to the contrary, this is rarely a knee-jerk decision....

What to know about child support modifications

If you are a noncustodial parent, there is a good chance that you are making monthly child support payments. When calculating your monthly payment, a New Jersey judge will look at factors such as your income and the number of children that you need to support. In the...

Why women choose divorce more than men

Some New Jersey residents would agree that women are often more interested in marriage and a family than men. However, a recent study showed that the woman in a relationship is also the person to take the first action in a divorce 70% of the time. Experts have...

Tax-planning tips for divorcees

New Jersey residents who are going through a divorce probably already know that the process can drain resources like money, time and energy. But a fact that is not as well known is that divorcees can trigger a tax problem for themselves if not careful when...

Dividing a small business in divorce

If you are facing a high-asset divorce in New Jersey, it is important to consider what is most important to you when it comes to property division. Many couples find that they can negotiate a win-win settlement agreement when they have realistic expectations and are...

How to successfully share custody during the holidays

For children, the holiday season is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. From trick or treating to Christmas parties, there's always something to look forward to.As a divorced parent, sharing custody during the holidays is often a challenge. Since both you and...