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FAQ Friday: What is Mediation?

Today’s FAQ Friday features Amy Shimalla addressing the question: What is Mediation?

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Rights of Unmarried Couples When the Relationship Ends

In New Jersey, divorces of married couples and civil union couples are subject to certain financial rights and obligations that unmarried couples do not acquire, even if they lived together and supported each other in a long-term relationship. ¬†Traditional divorce law regarding alimony and distribution of assets do not apply to unmarried couples. For example,…

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Financial Professionals and Your Divorce

Do You Need a Financial Specialist for Your Divorce? Divorce is a major event for almost everyone who goes through the process. Whether a couple is just starting out financially, has experienced some tough times, or has extensive holdings, the process of asset division and separation of finances can be challenging and complicated. In many…

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What Are the Financial Effects of Alimony?

How Alimony Can Affect Your Finances Divorce is a major financial change for New Jersey estranged couples, with long-term effects that linger long after the personal and emotional consequences have faded. Asset division and alimony can have a significant effect for households going through a divorce. Many people will need to make changes in their…

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Getting Ready for the Financial Side of Divorce

Preparing Financially for Your Divorce Divorce is not only an emotionally and personally taxing time; it is also a major financial milestone. With approximately half of all marriages ending in divorce, this financial transition can be all too common, and many people leave their divorces with greater financial stress and more difficulties in planning for…

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Key Issues When Childless Couples Divorce

Divorce for Couples Without Children When people think about difficult divorces, they may first consider estranged parents. After all, these couples must continue to co-parent together even after their own relationship has come to an end, and matters like child custody and support can lead to conflicts during negotiations. However, couples without children also face…

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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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The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

Reasons to Choose Divorce Mediation Over the Alternatives According to some sources, nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. Mediation results in a positive resolution in as many as 80% of all cases. Many divorce lawyers recommend mediation if possible because there are many advantages to this approach, including saving time…

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