Category Archives: Matrimonial & Family Law

Handling Your Online Accounts During a Divorce

Keep an Eye on Online Privacy During Divorce As you go through a divorce, you will also need to reconstruct your online life. These tips can help you manage social media and protect your privacy. Divorce can be a challenging time emotionally, practically and financially, regardless of the unique circumstances of your situation. Receiving support…

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Watch Out for These Often-Hidden Assets

These Marital Assets Can Stay Hidden During a Divorce Financial issues can be some of the most contentious aspects of a divorce. Make sure to be aware of these types of assets to protect yourself from an unfair outcome. When a couple makes the decision to divorce, the financial aspects can be some of the…

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Is a “Perfect Divorce” a Realistic Goal?

Is It Possible to Have a Perfect Divorce? A “perfect divorce” unfolds in a manner that ends the marriage in a healthy and productive way and minimizes the damage for all involved. Be mindful that issues can not only impact finances and custody and parenting time but also may include struggles with depression, self-esteem, and…

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Considering a Prenup in New Jersey

Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Me? A growing number of couples in New Jersey are choosing to begin their marital lives with a prenuptial agreement. While once prenups were often considered to be the domain of the ultra-wealthy and celebrities, many people who launch their marriages with businesses and careers that are already established…

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Jeralyn Lawrence quoted in “My Marriage Wasn’t Legal. What Happens to My House?” Article on NJ.com

  Q. I’m a veteran and bought my house via a VA loan. I was always the only one on the loan. My wife and I were together as husband and wife on the deed. When she died a few years ago, I recorded a new deed just with my own name. Over a year…

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High-Conflict Divorce and Narcissists

Divorcing a Narcissist Divorce can often be challenging for anyone in New Jersey, even when the end of the marriage is relatively amicable. It remains not only an emotional challenge but also a significant legal, financial and practical time of transition. The regular difficulties associated with divorce can be exacerbated, however, when one of the…

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