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Spousal support considerations in New Jersey

New Jersey law establishes guidelines for spousal support payments in a divorce. While the state does not have a specific calculation for alimony, the court looks at several factors to come up with a fair arrangement.  Before filing for divorce, review the process...

Can I get a restraining order if I was not hit?

A restraining order offers the person holding one a sense of safety from someone that could continue harming them. While these orders provide security, not everyone can earn one. Can someone who is not a victim of physical abuse obtain a restraining order? As many as...

How does parenting time work in New Jersey?

New Jersey law preserves a child's right to spend time with both parents after the marital relationship ends. To ease the transition, the state encourages parents to agree on a parenting plan that details a physical custody schedule. Explore the guidelines for child...

Dividing assets during a New Jersey divorce

One of the responsibilities of New Jersey’s divorce courts is distributing marital property equitably between two spouses. Many couples may assume "equitable" means that a judge divides assets equally in half. Equitable does not mean equal in divorce court; it refers...

What is an ERPO?

The Severity of Domestic Violence In a domestic violence situation, it is often difficult to leave because of the risk of physical harm. If you do manage to make it out, then you need to be able to trust that the law will protect you from your ex.  One option,...

When is your ex entitled to some of your bonus?

When your marriage comes to an end, you and your ex are going to have to work through several matters before you can effectively part ways. You are, for example, going to have to figure out how to divide your home, vehicles and other valuable assets, and you may also...

How to divide retirement plan assets in a divorce

The entire property division phase of the divorce may have you concerned about your financial future. But when it comes to retirement accounts, in particular, you may worry that your plans are in jeopardy.  Knowing the laws regarding these assets in a divorce may help...

Keeping the marital home after divorce

Like most decisions during a divorce, the next steps for the marital home include both practical and emotional decisions. As New Jersey is an equitable distribution state, neither party in a divorce automatically gets 50% of the house. Instead, there are many...