Do I have to stay in the house until the divorce is final?

Do I have to stay in the house until the divorce is final?

You’ve started divorce negotiations (or filed a Complaint), and you’ve started mapping out the next steps of your fresh start.  One of the most significant steps of “new normal” is deciding where you’re going to live and when to move.  But how does this step impact...
Can I get more assets in the divorce if my spouse cheats?

Can I get more assets in the divorce if my spouse cheats?

Infidelity is a heartbreaker – and a dealbreaker for many couples. Lots of big, messy emotions come pouring out that have the potential to spill over into divorce proceedings, making the process even more intense and stressful.  Divorcing spouses may find...
How Can I Modify My Child Support Payments?

How Can I Modify My Child Support Payments?

If you have a minor child that doesn’t live with you, you’re likely paying child support. The moment you no longer live with that child, regardless of his or her age, you become liable for child support. You probably negotiated an agreement for child support and had...
5 Ways to Save Money During and After a Divorce

5 Ways to Save Money During and After a Divorce

Divorce is hard on your heart, and on your pocketbook. In 2019, the average divorce cost $15,000 nationally, and more in New Jersey. This doesn’t factor in associated costs such as securing new housing, establishing new insurance policies, and self-care such as...
Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have Joint Custody?

Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have Joint Custody?

When it comes to separation and divorce, few issues are more important than child support and custody. New Jersey has two types of custody: Legal and residential (also known as “physical”). Within these types are two additional types of child custody: Joint and sole....
Getting Through the Divorce Process Intact

Getting Through the Divorce Process Intact

When you get married, divorce isn’t the first thing on your mind. It’s hard to imagine your loving relationship falling apart. Life is unpredictable, though, and relationships change.  People get divorced for many reasons. Sometimes, people simply grow apart. Other...

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