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What makes a healthy marriage?

Statistical trends still show that over half of married couples are likely to divorce. With this in mind, those who are getting ready to get married or who are currently married may wonder what it takes to succeed? What actually makes for a happy married life?

The question is not a novel one. It has existed for as long as society has recognized marriage — but one university has decided to bring this question into the spotlight and really dive into potential answers.

New Jersey mediation and divorce: How it happens

Mediation is a tool used in divorce more and more. The reasons are plentiful: it is generally less expensive; it is generally faster, and couples often stick to agreements more they create, rather than ones that are forced by a court.

What exactly is mediation and how can an attorney be an effective mediator?

Navigating upcoming distance learning for divorced NJ parents

It appears that many school systems will not be returning to full-time in-person instruction anytime soon. Families, both divorced and intact, are wrestling with the future of employment and the responsibilities associated with virtual education. It is especially hard on divorced or separated parents as there is no "other parent" to share responsibility.

New Jersey child support changes possible amid new virtual college option

The New Jersey child support guidelines apply before a child attends college, unless they reside at home and commute to college. In simple English, either you pay room and board to the University or you pay child support to the ex-spouse where your child resides.

Building a team of support during a divorce

Ending a marriage can mean losing part of your support system. For better or worse, when parties divorce they often leave behind spouses, in-laws and sometimes mutual friends. Thus, it is crucial to build a supportive team to help you navigate the legal process and transition to life after divorce.

Confidentiality in New Jersey divorce mediation

Many divorcing couples in New Jersey and across the country turn to mediation to help them resolve their divorce matters. Mediation can offer a quicker and more cost-effective process than traditional litigation, while also allowing a couple to craft an agreement specific to the unique circumstances of their family. The civil discussions which take place in mediation are often less damaging to the relationship than the high conflict of litigation, which can be a significant benefit for parents who will need to continue working together to raise their children.

Remember these 4 financial considerations when mediating divorce

Divorce mediation provides a private and often more efficient alternative to traditional litigation. Those who have chosen to mediate their divorce are wise to become familiar with the process. It is a good idea to understand all the financial implications of the divorce, including the division of assets and potential tax implications that come with the split.

Covid-19: Divorced Parents Ensuring Their Life Insurance Remains Intact

Covid-19 remains a challenging, life-altering situation for all of us. Among other things, because the virus is so deadly, the existence of Covid-19 has caused many divorced parents ensuring their life insurance remains intact by reviewing their Marital Settlement Agrements and contacting their former spouses. It sounds morbid, but the last thing you want is for the children to experience the loss of their other parent, only to be followed with the terrible news that your ex-spouse let the life insurance lapse.

Military divorce and SCRA: a primer

Those who are considering a divorce are likely aware of the fact the process is a legal proceeding that covers many issues, potentially including asset division, child custody arrangements, child support, and spousal support. Where one spouse is an active member in the military, it may be necessary to navigate additional issues. One such example is the implication of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

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