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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers:  Divorce can Ruin Your Credit Score

Successfully navigating through a divorce is one of the most emotionally challenging scenarios a person may deal with during their lifetime. However, there is no reason that the divorce process must be financially devastating. While working toward a fair and equitable distribution of assets and liabilities acquired during the marriage, it is important that individuals […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer: To Move Out or Not to Move Out?

By: Drew A. Molotsky, Esq. “To move or not to move, that is the question.” My clients often face the difficult decision of whether or not to move out of the former marital residence while a divorce is pending (or even before it starts). There are many factors that go into this decision, some of […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers Discuss Economic Implications of Alimony Reform

By Kimberly Packman, Esq. Recent efforts by social conservatives to reform alimony laws appear to contradict traditional conservative values and could lead to significant economic disadvantages for divorced women.  Conservative politicians contend that strengthening marriage in America will reduce poverty, and some social conservatives are lobbying for laws to make attaining a divorce more difficult. […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer: “No Fault” Grounds Available for Dissolution of Civil Unions

By Thomas Roberto As previously discussed in this blog, New Jersey is one of many states that permits same-sex couples to enter into civil unions. New Jersey likewise permits couples to dissolve their civil unions in a manner similar to that of a traditional divorce. N.J.S.A. 2A: 34-2.1 sets forth a list of grounds upon […]

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Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers:  Developing Parenting Plans for Disabled Children

No divorce is easy, especially those that involve children.  Parenting plans are an essential component of divorce proceedings for couples with children.  All parenting plans need to specifically address the best interests of the child, but for those with a disabled child, the best interests of that child require careful consideration. One of the most […]

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Camden County Divorce Lawyer Q and A: Is my Final Judgment of Divorce Really Final?

The short answer is, kind of.  A Final Judgment of Divorce (“FJD”) typically incorporates the parties’ Property Settlement Agreement (“PSA”), which sets for the parties’ agreement on all issues in their divorce litigation.  This would include alimony, equitable distribution, parenting time, custody, child support, division of personal property, counsel fees and more.  It is important […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Child Vaccination and Custody Disputes

By Ronald Lieberman, Esq. All 50 states, including New Jersey, require children to be immunized before they can be enrolled in school. Unlike some states, New Jersey does not recognize personal exemptions. New Jersey only recognizes religious exemptions from immunizations under NJSA 26:1A-9.1. No doubt there can be disputes between parents over whether their child or […]

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New Jersey Family Law Attorneys Discuss The Court’s Enforcement of Parenting Time Orders

My daughter is 9 and she does not want to go on the Court ordered visits with her mother.  Am I supposed to make her?  Why won’t the judge talk to her? One of the most frequent parenting time questions I am asked is “when does the child’s opinion matter?”   While there is no set […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Pre-nuptial Agreements

By: Drew A. Molotsky, Esq. Do you need a pre-nup?  The answers is almost always yes.  It is obvious that pre-nuptial agreements are important planning tools when one or both marrying parties has significant pre-marital or family assets that they wish to protect.  But even if you don’t have significant wealth, a well written pre-nuptial […]

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Cherry Hill Family Lawyers discuss the Formidable Challenges Victims of Domestic Violence Face

In American culture, domestic violence and sexual assault have traditionally been treated as embarrassing secrets that must be hidden at all costs. However, our society’s views on such subjects are evolving, and victims no longer have to suffer in silence.  The recent media coverage of domestic violence involving NFL players and celebrities has raised awareness […]

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