Going through a divorce is an emotionally difficult time. Choices must be made that can have a lifelong impact on you and your family. You will be faced with decisions regarding:
These decisions can have a major impact into the future from a legal, financial and emotional standpoint. It is highly recommended that you seek the guidance of experienced counsel to assist you through this process.
In New Jersey, to obtain a divorce you must file a Complaint with Superior Court and obtain a divorce judgment. In the high majority of cases, incorporated into this judgment are the agreements made by the parties. In the event that you are unable to resolve the issues, the divorce judgment is obtained after a Trial in Court or through arbitration.
A final resolution can be obtained through any of the following:
The advantages and disadvantages of the processes outlined above should be discussed with experienced counsel.
The Monmouth divorce attorneys at The Law Offices of O’Toole & Gunteski, LLC have experience in litigation, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law. Both Darren O’Toole & Michael Gunteski have Collaborative Law training and are members of the Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group. Darren O’Toole & Michael Gunteski have both been appointed by the Court as mediators in contested matters.