Tag Archives: New Jersey divorce

Jeralyn Lawrence Podcast Interview by Suzi Hixon of Legally Blissed Conversations

In this podcast episode, Legally Blissed Conversations interviews Jeralyn Lawrence, the Managing Member and Founder of Lawrence Law, who devotes her litigation practice to matrimonial, divorce, and family law, and is a trained collaborative lawyer, divorce mediator, and arbitrator. With an astounding list of awards and recognition behind her, Jeralyn continues to lead the way…

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Lack of Judges is ‘destroying children and families’ Says NJ Bar Association

  Jeralyn Lawrence was interviewed by Branda Flanagan of Update New Jersey.  “What we’re trying to convey here is, this is beyond crisis. This is catastrophic. Real people are being harmed here.” New Jersey State Bar Association President Jeralyn Lawrence pulled no punches, describing the state’s judicial vacuum as a historic lack of judges —…

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What Is the Role of a Divorce Coach?

How to Tell If You Need a Divorce Coach When you and your spouse decide to divorce, you may need to contact a family law attorney right away. Working with a divorce lawyer can help to protect your interests and prepare for the next stage to come. However, while your lawyer will be your key…

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What to Do When Your Spouse Wants a Divorce

Steps to Take When Your Spouse Wants a Divorce You may have known that your marriage was not working out, or it may have come as a surprise to you. Still, now you know: Your spouse wants a divorce. It is important to prepare yourself financially, legally and personally to deal with the changes to…

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How Does Divorce Affect Social Security?

How Social Security Benefits Are Affected by Divorce Social Security benefits may be a major concern for people in New Jersey planning to divorce. One of the fastest-growing segments of the divorced population includes people over 50 seeking a “gray divorce,” for whom the effects of divorce on Social Security may be an even more…

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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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What is the Cost of a Divorce in New Jersey?

A recent analysis was published regarding the cost of a divorce in New Jersey. According to the study, the average cost of a divorce without children totals $15,600 and with children, the cost increases to $23,400. One of the first questions I am asked during an initial consultation is how much the divorce process will…

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Equitable Distribution of Negative Equity

  The factors that must be considered by the court for purposes of determining equitable distribution of assets and debts acquired during marriage are identified in N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23.1. Items included for purposes of equitable distribution are: marital properties vehicles bank accounts stock options retirement accounts mortgages credit card debts automobile loans any other assets and…

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