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  • Alimony

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    • Planning Your High Net Worth Divorce

      When one or both spouses have a significant amount of wealth, it is typically seen as a high net worth divorce. There is no denying that high net worth divorces often bring more complications than regular divorces. Whether contested or not, you will need to ensure that all property is properly identified and distributed through the divorce. It is crucial that you plan ahead for your divorce to ...
    • No More Permanent Alimony In NJ

      Alimony reform has finally come to New Jersey. The Governor of New Jersey has effectuated an overhaul of New Jersey alimony law. Below are what we believe to be some of the major highlights of the law. Some major components of the bill include: The elimination of the term permanent alimony and establishes open durational alimony The establishment of limitations on alimony terms based on the length ...
    • Alimony Reform

      Alimony reform has come to New Jersey. Governor Christie has executed a bill overhauling alimony in New Jersey. The law does, at least in part, answer questions as to when or if permanent or "indefinite" alimony may be awarded. Often times, litigants who have been married 10 to 20 years didn't know whether they were entitled to or obligated to pay "permanent" alimony. The new law answers that ...

    Child Custody

    The latest posts for Child Custody are listed below.
    • Can I Move with My Children After Divorce?

      Once you have finally wrapped your divorce , it may seem too overwhelming, frustrating, or even annoying to step back into the courtroom for years to come. However, if you decide to make a move with your children, this may be exactly where you find yourself without taking the proper legal steps. First, it is important to identify your reasons for moving. Are you just trying to find a fresh start ...
    • Tips to Win a Child Custody Battle

      Whether you are going through a divorce or a complex separation, when you have children, child custody will likely be the most heated issue you face. While you and the other parent may try to come upon an agreement regarding child custody, in many cases, it is simply not possible. From disagreements on physical or legal custody to different views on visitation time , finding a mutual solution ...
    • Custody Neutral Assessment (CNA)

      A custody neutral assessment is a program run by the court resource center and the family division to help parties come to a resolution on child custody and visitation , particularly in high conflict cases. Upon referral to a CNA, cases may be resolved by parties coming to an agreement or by a mental health professional performing an evaluation and providing recommendations. A psychosocial ...

    Dispute Resolution Alternatives

    The latest posts for Dispute Resolution Alternatives are listed below.
    • Litigated Divorce

      This is the last of the series discussing alternatives to dispute resolution in divorce. First, we discussed mediation and second we discussed collaborative divorce . This blog focuses on litigated divorce. "Litigation" is a legal term meaning 'carrying out a lawsuit.' The detailed litigation process is the subject of another article which can be found on the blog at www.jerseyshorefamilylaw.com. ...
    • Collaborative Divorce

      Last week we began a series discussing different methods of resolving the dissolution of marriage. First we discussed mediation , now we are going to look into the collaborative divorce process. During a collaborative divorce process both you and your spouse hire an experienced Collaborative Lawyer. Collaborative divorce occurs when a couple agrees to work out a divorce settlement without going to ...
    • Mediation - Collaborative Law- Litigation - What does it all mean?

      If you find yourself considering a divorce , you are most likely seeking to optimize the end result for you and your family. There are several options available when considering how to proceed with a divorce. There are three general approaches to resolving the dissolution of your marriage and the terms of your final Judgment of Divorce. It is recommended that you discuss with an experienced ...

    Divorce

    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Is Your Divorce Stressing Out Your Child?

      One of the biggest concerns for couples going through a divorce is the impact it may or may not have on the children. It can be difficult to provide stability and unity in the face of something as emotional and life-changing as a divorce. If you and your spouse are separating, paying attention to your child’s needs and actions is vital when helping them cope with the change. Our Monmouth County ...
    • How is Temporary Child Support Determined?

      Divorce can be a fairly long process, and can put many aspects of your life on pause. One thing that cannot be paused, however, is the care of your children. As a result, courts will frequently issue a temporary child support order requiring one parent to pay child support to the other until the divorce is finalized. How is Temporary Child Support Calculated? Just as with standard child support ...
    • Divorce Do’s & Don’ts

      For anyone who is going through a divorce , the process can be emotionally trying, to say the least. As a result, many people engage in behavior which could potentially harm them in the long run, or fail to take proper steps to protect themselves and their property. At The Law Offices of O’Toole & Gunteski, our experienced Monmouth County divorce lawyers can help you understand the fine details of ...

    High Net Worth Divorce

    The latest posts for High Net Worth Divorce are listed below.
    • Planning Your High Net Worth Divorce

      When one or both spouses have a significant amount of wealth, it is typically seen as a high net worth divorce. There is no denying that high net worth divorces often bring more complications than regular divorces. Whether contested or not, you will need to ensure that all property is properly identified and distributed through the divorce. It is crucial that you plan ahead for your divorce to ...

    Modifications

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    • Can I Modify My Court Orders in NJ?

      Things change. Financial conditions fluctuate. Health crises arise. There are many situations that you can now find yourself in that were unanticipated at the time of your divorce decree. All of these experiences and many more can create the need for you to modify your existing court orders. Our New Jersey Divorce Attorneys Can Help Talk is cheap initially, but can cost you a pretty penny later. ...

    News

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    • Alexa has joined our team!

      We are happy to announce that Alexa Joyce has joined our team and welcome her to the Jersey Shore Family Law Monmouth County office. Alexa worked as a legal secretary for The Law Office of Terence G. Van Dzura before joining us at The Law Offices of O’Toole & Gunteski, LLC in the role of legal assistant. She is also currently pursuing a Masters in Social Work at Monmouth University and plans to ...
    • We've Moved In!

      new office! We have relocated and have fully moved into our new Monmouth County offices just east of the Manasquan Route 35 circle. We are located on the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Meetinghouse Road in Manasquan (Wall Township). The Law Offices 0f O’Toole & Gunteski, LLC 1312 Atlantic Avenue Manasquan, NJ 08736

    Property Division

    The latest posts for Property Division are listed below.
    • Planning Your High Net Worth Divorce

      When one or both spouses have a significant amount of wealth, it is typically seen as a high net worth divorce. There is no denying that high net worth divorces often bring more complications than regular divorces. Whether contested or not, you will need to ensure that all property is properly identified and distributed through the divorce. It is crucial that you plan ahead for your divorce to ...
    • Marital vs. Separate Property in New Jersey

      One of the most contentious steps of a divorce can be the distribution of property . Being informed of how New Jersey state law treats the assets of a couple undergoing a divorce can be invaluable to you and your family. Our qualified New Jersey divorce lawyers can apprise you of the details involved and guide you through the process. Separate Property in New Jersey Separate property are assets ...
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