Blog Posts in October, 2014

  • New Jersey Divorce Litigation Steps - A General Overview

    Step 1— The initial preparation and filing of Complaint for Divorce The first step in litigating your divorce is the preparation and filing of a pleading known as the Complaint for Divorce. The filing of a complaint for divorce is a request for the court to grant a judgment of divorce, and usually includes the "grounds" for the divorce and a "wherefore" clause. The "grounds" for divorce is ...
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  • The New Jersey Collaborative Family Law Act

    By now, many of us have heard of the new alimony law, which was signed by Governor Christie on September 10 th . In addition to this law, Governor Christie also executed the New Jersey Collaborative Family Law Act. The law allows parties to use a voluntary and non-adversarial collaborative process to resolve family law disputes. Collaborative law is defined in the act as a dispute resolution ...
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