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Governor Christie strengthens protections to domestic violence victim.

With the signing S2483, NJ Governor Chris Christie to steps designed to provide greater protection to victims of domestic violence.  This bill restricts the ability to possess firearms of those individuals convicted of committing acts of domestic violence. Abusers would be … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips on how to minimize your legal fees

Let’s face it: divorce can be expensive.  When deciding whether to divorce, having an idea as to the overall costs is an essential bit of information.  Ask your attorney for an estimate.  While subject to change based upon how your … Continue reading

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Why do I need to attend the Parent’s Education Program?

When there are unemancipated children involved in a divorce, parents in New Jersey are required to attend the Parent’s Education Program.  This program is adminstered by the Court and you and your spouse will be scheduled for different days. When … Continue reading

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I don’t need to pay my spouses credit card debt, do I?

When addressing the financial aspects of a divorce, one of the biggest issues is properly dealing with the marital debt.  Client’s are often disappointed when they realize how debt is treated under NJ divorce law. What’s mine is mine, what’s … Continue reading

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What does it mean if I have joint legal custody?

When a divorce involves children, one of the most important considerations is how they children will be raised post-divorce.  Hopefully, the parents recognize that while they may no longer be spouses they remain connected as parents. Ideally, they can put … Continue reading

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