Most people do not resolve family legal matters like child custody and divorce alone. They work with a number of parties to help them understand their rights and fight for a fair resolution. Two of the parties often involved are a mediator and an attorney.
According to recent statistics, the current rate of marriage in the U.S. has declined to roughly 50 percent. At the same time, the number of people who live with a partner and/or raise a child outside of marriage is increasing.
If you are getting married, one of the last things you are probably thinking about is divorce. Unfortunately, ignoring the subject of divorce doesn't change the fact that many relationships ultimately end this way.
If you are getting divorce in New Jersey, then you need to understand that all your marital assets can be eligible for distribution. This doesn't just include your furniture, car and home; it also includes retirement contributions you made while you were married.
Marriages end for any number of reasons. Sometimes one specific reason like infidelity is to blame; other times, there are many issues causing the breakdown of the relationship. In either situation, divorce can be inevitable.
Spousal support can be critical in helping financially disadvantaged parties adjust to life after divorce. Depending on the type of support that a person receives, it can provide long-term stability or short-term relief. In either case, it can be essential for recipients.
On numerous occasions on this blog, we have discussed the complexities of dividing assets in a divorce. It is undoubtedly one of the most challenging, frustrating and contentious steps in the process, and for good reason. After all, your future and financial well-being could be on the line.
If you are a parent ordered to pay child support, then you need to take this obligation seriously. Not only is the financial contribution critical to your child's well-being, but you can face some serious penalties if you do not comply with child support orders.
Dividing assets and property in a divorce can be one of the most painful, frustrating elements of the process. It can also be incredibly complicated.
Dividing assets can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Even if discussions about child custody and spousal support were fairly amicable, things can take a turn for the worse when it comes time to divide bank accounts, property and debts.