Child Support After Eighteen
Parents work hard to provide their children with the upbringing that will serve the children’s best interest.  While parents are in a committed relationship or married, they work together to achieve what is best.  After a relationship or marriage disintegrates, the parties will have to learn to co-parent without the benefit of sharing a residence.  In addition to a visitation and custody order, the court will also enter an order...
What to Do If the Other Parent Stops Paying Child Support
Any parent can tell you that raising a child can be exorbitantly expensive.  Paying for the child’s clothes, shelter, and food alone is costly, but children also require childcare, schooling, and typically desire to participate in extracurricular activities, which all come with their own expenses.  When a relationship or marriage ends, the court will make a custody or visitation decision based on what is in the child’s best interest.  The...
Adultery in Divorce – When It Matters, When It Doesn’t
Discovering that your spouse is cheating on you is never easy.  Whether your spouse willingly admits to misconduct or you discover it on your own, it is likely you are now considering a divorce.  When making your plans to move forward with a divorce, it is important for you to have an understanding of how adultery will figure in to your divorce case. In New Jersey, you can file for...
The Benefits of Ending A Marriage With An Annulment
There is more than one way to end a marriage in New Jersey. Besides divorce, some married couples also have the option of seeking an annulment. Here are some of the benefits of ending a marriage with an annulment as opposed to a divorce: Avoid the Social Stigma of Divorce Divorce has become more widely accepted over the years, but many people feel that it still carries a social stigma....
How is a Business Divided During Divorce?
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are over 820,000 small businesses located in New Jersey. Small business owners work tirelessly to keep their companies afloat. But sadly, a divorce can threaten a small business’s survival. Here’s what you need to know about dividing a business during divorce: Marital Assets vs. Separate Property Marital assets are divided between both spouses during a divorce, but separate property is not. Therefore,...
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