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Study Ties Expense of Wedding to Divorce Rate



The More You Spend to Tie The Knot, the Greater the Chance it Will Break A study by two economics professors at Emory University seems to support what Lennon and McCartney said some 40 years ago—apparently, money can’t buy you … Continue reading






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Preparing for Divorce Ahead of Time



If You Know a Divorce is Coming, It’s Best to Plan Ahead Though there are situations where a party to divorce has no idea it’s coming until the papers are served, in many, if not most, situations, there are indications … Continue reading






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The Collaborative Approach to Divorce



The Collaborative Divorce Process In recent years, a new alternative to the traditional divorce process—a concept called collaborative divorce—has become increasingly accepted as an effective way to settle differences in a divorce. In the collaborative process, each party retains separate … Continue reading






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Mediation and Divorce



Mediation as an Alternative to the Traditional Divorce Process If you have concluded that your marriage cannot be saved, but you want to maintain a positive relationship with your ex-spouse, or you simply want to resolve your disputes with a … Continue reading






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What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse is Hiding Assets



How to Locate Hidden Assets in a Divorce Proceeding It’s a pretty common occurrence—when your spouse decides to file for divorce or learns that you plan to serve divorce papers, he or she starts hiding money or property in an … Continue reading






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Important Considerations When Selling Your Home During a Divorce



If you are contemplating a divorce or are already a party to a divorce proceeding, and you can’t agree on who will get the marital home, or you know that neither of you will be able to afford the marital … Continue reading






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Moving Forward after Divorce or Legal Separation



Even though divorce may be the right thing for you, it will seldom be easy. Untangling the legal, financial and emotional bonds will simply take time. As you go through the process, there are many things to remember: To protect … Continue reading






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What Rights Do Grandparents Have? – Part 2



Another situation where grandparents can prevail, and in some circumstances even establish rights equal to the parents, is if the grandparent becomes what is known as the “psychological parent” to the child. In other words – if the grandparent effectively … Continue reading






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The Importance of Creating a Custody Plan



Your parenting plan must focus on the best interests of the child and at the same time work for you as a parent. Just as each family situation is different, each family’s parenting plan is going to be unique. If … Continue reading






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What’s in a Name



In the last month, two separate panels of the New Jersey Appellate Division have issued conflicting rulings on the issue of who chooses the last name of your child after a divorce. This week, one panel of appellate judges chose … Continue reading






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