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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers Discuss Rebuilding Finances after Divorce

Divorce in itself is difficult to navigate, but after all is said and done, there are still some things to be considered regarding finances.  It is easy to think that if you do not have many assets to divide it is not necessary to have to rebuild and reconfigure financial vehicles.  Estate planning that includes […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers:  Children’s Justice Campaign for Child Custody Issues

Television actress, Kelly Rutherford, has played many roles throughout her career, but none has been as dramatic as the one she is currently living in her own personal life.  Rutherford is the mother of two children, ages seven and five.  She divorced their father in 2010 sharing joint legal and physical custody of their children. […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers Report: Spousal Illness may Increase Divorce Rate

The national marriage rate is 6.8 per 1,000 people, while the divorce rate is 3.6 per 1,000.  This statistic unveils that roughly half of all marriages end in divorce. Recent studies attempted to hone in on specific circumstances to see how they would affect the divorce rate, more specifically serious illness.  A recent study in […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Pregnancy and Divorce

By Alexandra Rigden, Esquire Pregnancy can be a time of great joy for couples, but it can also be a time of tremendous stress. What happens if a couple gets a divorce (or is in the process of divorcing) while the wife is pregnant? There are many unique legal issues raised under these precarious circumstances. […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer: You’ve been served…through Facebook?

By Thomas Roberto, Esq. A New York judge has granted a woman permission to serve divorce papers upon her estranged husband through Facebook. This would appear to mark the first time that service of a divorce complaint and summons has been permitted through a social media platform. In a March 27, 2015, decision, Manhattan Supreme […]

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South Jersey Family Lawyer Discusses Appeals Process

By Ronald Lieberman, Esq. An appeal is not the opportunity to conduct a new trial or hearing. There are no witnesses or testimony taken in an appeal. It is your opportunity to tell a reviewing court called the Appellate Division of the factual and/or legal errors committed by your trial judge. On appeal, a family […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Termination of Alimony Due to Cohabitation

By:  Drew A. Molotsky, Esq. On September 10, 2014 Governor Christie signed into law an alimony reform statute that addressed many spousal support related concerns raised by various advocacy groups over the past few years.  Most prominently, the statute virtually eliminated “permanent alimony” for anyone married less than 20 years, and created a presumption that […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers:  Divorce Settlements Involving Wealth and Business

Divorce is never a “pretty” situation.  There are amicable divorces and those that focus on being as pain free as possible, but when one partner tries to hide assets from another, the situation can become extremely difficult.  Trust plays a big part in the climate of a divorce.  When one spouse tries to hide property, […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers Discuss Evolution of the Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements have long held the stigma of being uncaring, unromantic contractual documents that couples only enter into because they anticipate the possibility of divorce. But in reality, most prenuptial agreements are written in anticipation of death, not divorce. Additionally, many couples are finding that a prenuptial agreement can actually bring harmony to their marriage […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Custody Fall-Out

by Julie Freeman-Burick, Esq. All custody and parenting time applications are reviewed in light of the best interests of child. When people ask what constitutes best interests, it can be hard to define. Sometimes it can be a bright-line, common sense “you know it when you see it” and sometimes it can be much more […]

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