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Jeralyn Lawrence Interview by Jessie Frees of WMTR 1250 AM Radio Station – Part V

Jessie Frees of WMTR 1250 AM Radio Station’s host of Ask The Expert interviewed Jeralyn Lawrence, a New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer.   This is Part V of a five part series of transcripts from the radio interview with Jeralyn. Ask The Expert Host Jessie Frees of WMTR 1250 AM Radio Station Interview with Divorce…

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Coping with the aftermath of your divorce

How to Move on After a Divorce The Holmes-Rahe Stress Scale is a tool used by mental health professionals to gauge the difficulty of a life event, and divorce is second on the scale only to the death of a spouse. Divorce attorneys and other professionals warn that divorce is an extremely traumatic process for…

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Helping Women Prepare Financially For Divorce

4 Ways Women Can Financially Prepare for Divorce According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, when a heterosexual marriage ends, a woman’s income falls by roughly 41%, while a man’s income falls by just 23%. Preparing for this steep decline in your income is important. 1. Do Research and Make a List of What You…

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The Reasons More Women Choose to Divorce

Why Are Women More Likely to File for Divorce? The overall trends in divorce rates in New Jersey show that while the divorce rate for first-time marriages is less than the often-cited 50%, falling instead between 43% and 46%, this is only part of the picture. For example, older couples are more likely to choose…

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The Most Recognized Indicators of an Impending Divorce

Nine Signs That Your Marriage May Be In Trouble With up to 50% of all marriages ending in divorce, it is clear that it is not easy to maintain a healthy union. Infidelity, abuse and money mismanagement are some of the reasons why people divorce. When people enter a marriage, they usually do so with…

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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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What should you think about if considering a divorce?

  While each case is different, there are general issues every client must contemplate when considering a divorce in New Jersey. Custody & Parenting Time The first and foremost consideration is if there are any children of the marriage. If so, the issues of custody and parenting time must be addressed. There are two different…

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Key Terms in a New Jersey Divorce

Divorce is a scary time for anyone thinking about it or going through it.  Divorce is also something that people do not understand until they are in the process.  Therefore, I have created a list of key terms that are helpful to those new to divorce. Property Settlement Agreement/Marital Settlement Agreement – A written contract…

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