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Understanding property division during divorce

Divorce comes with many challenges. The emotional aspects of divorce can be dealt with through therapy, finding new hobbies, or just reaching out to friends and family for support. The financial side of things, which includes the separation of property, is best dealt...

Use caution with social media during a divorce

Many people use social media as an outlet to vent frustrations or express feelings about what’s going on in their lives. But this can be problematic when one is going through a divorce. The dissolution of marriage can be very emotional, and it can cause some people to...

What to know before filing for divorce

There are certain steps to take and things to understand before one decides to file for divorce. Understanding the process of divorce can help ease worries and better prepare an individual for what to expect. When a couple has minor children or owns property together,...

Property division in New Jersey

Popular movies and TV shows often depict divorce as a process in which divorcing spouses each receive exactly half of the marital assets. While this might be the case in a handful of states, New Jersey state law follows something called equitable division. Rather than...

Seeking emotional support after divorce

Those going through divorce have many options when it comes to getting help in dealing with their emotions and other post-divorce concerns. There are changes in living arrangements, finances and general life circumstances that can make on feel fearful and uncertain....

Can divorce affect credit score?

There are many financial issues to consider during divorce. The obvious issues involve dividing assets, splitting childcare costs and figuring out spousal support if applicable. But some individuals don’t realize that, during or after divorce, one’s credit score...

When to consider child custody modification

You already put a lot of time, thought and effort into creating the best possible child custody agreement. Life does not always stay the same though, and recent life changes might also necessitate changes to your custody agreement. There are several situations that...