Category Archives: Divorce

Divorce With Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Choosing Divorce During COVID-19 May Be Right for Your Family Thinking about divorce becomes much more difficult when children are in the picture. Even in the best of circumstances, many couples try to "stick it out" for the sake of their children, putting aside their own happiness in the belief that maintaining a two-parent household... Read More
Steps to Take If Quarantining Is Straining Your Marriage

How to Make Sure Your Marriage Survives the COVID-19 Quarantine Marriage is rarely easy and requires spouses to work at it to ensure that the union thrives and survives. In the U.S., the average length of a marriage is approximately eight years, which means to remain together for a longer period of time a continual…

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Jeralyn Lawrence on NJ State Bar Panel

As part of the New Jersey State Bar Association Institute of Legal Education’s 2020 Summer CLEfest Webcast Series, Jeralyn Lawrence was among a panel of distinguished speakers and judges on August 13, 2020 that were speaking today on two key issues in Family Law in New Jersey today titled “Calculating the Marital Lifestyle: The Domino…

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My husband left me and I don’t know where he is. Can I get a divorce?

My husband left me and I don’t know where he is. Can I get a divorce? This blog originally appeared on NJMoneyHelp for NJ.com by Karin Price Mueller on June 15, 2020. Q. My husband left me two years ago and I have no idea where he is. We own our house together and an…

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There is No Community Property in New Jersey

There is no community property in New Jersey. Said differently, the concept of community property is not a recognized legal concept in New Jersey divorce cases. In New Jersey, the division of property amid a divorce falls under principles of equitable distribution. All marital assets get equitably distributed in a New Jersey divorce. Among these…

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Rising Divorce Rates During the Coronavirus Crisis

There are reports about how quarantined married couples are the cause of rising divorce rates during the coronavirus crisis. Family law attorneys are talking about it and there are plenty of jokes and memes circulating on the internet. I do not find it funny. I feel for those struggling and in pain in their marriage…

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