Co-Owning The Family Home After Divorce: A Short Guide

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 21, 2019

When a couple is considering property division upon a divorce, the most important asset is often the family home. Sometimes one party is awarded the house in divorce proceedings, sometimes one spouse negotiates a buyout of the other spouse’s interest, [Read More]

College Expenses and Child Support: A Short Guide

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 18, 2019

After a divorce, parents have a legal duty to support their children. Thus, it is common during divorce proceedings for one parent to be required to pay child support until a child is emancipated, or self-supporting. But with the majority [Read More]

What If Your Marital Home Was Bought Prior to the Marriage?

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 27, 2019

The Family Home Did you purchase the home you’ve enjoyed in your marriage prior to getting married? If so, the person who bought the home is usually the one who is legally allowed to keep the home if the marriage [Read More]

How You Can Speed Up a Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 13, 2019

Speeding Up Your New Jersey Divorce Has your marriage deteriorated to the point where you just want a divorce now? It’s possible for you to file for divorce and speed up the process so that you can end the marriage [Read More]

How to Ensure that You Only Pay Your Fair Share of Alimony in New Jersey

By Lois G. Schwartz | April 29, 2019

Paying Alimony in New Jersey In New Jersey, alimony payments are payments made by one former spouse to the other to offset the loss of income that occurs when the divorce is finalized. In most situations, alimony payments are made [Read More]

The Divorce Process From Start to Finish

By Lois G. Schwartz | March 28, 2019

Divorce is on the rise in modern times, but the process of separating from your spouse is still quite complex. From beginning to end, the complicated process involves loads of paperwork, research and possible agreements between the former spouses. After [Read More]

Late-Life Divorce: Solving the Healthcare Puzzle

By Lois G. Schwartz | February 28, 2019

Many times, a spouse can be dependent on the other’s health insurance for their healthcare needs. For example, perhaps the wife took out the insurance policy and the husband is on it or perhaps a working husband has insurance through [Read More]

Factors Involved in Calculating Alimony Payments in New Jersey

By Lois G. Schwartz | January 28, 2019

Alimony, also called spousal support, was designed to help financially support the lesser earning spouse once a couple decides to divorce. Alimony is gender neutral, allowing both men and women to receive alimony from their spouse. Judges will consider a [Read More]

New Jersey Laws Regarding Distribution of Property During Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | January 25, 2019

When a couple decides to divorce, one of the biggest sources of contention may be dividing up all the formerly shared property. When one spouse considers the other at-fault for the relationship’s demise, the situation can become even more complicated. [Read More]

What Happens When I Sell The Family Home I Kept After Divorce in Gloucester Township, NJ?

By Lois G. Schwartz | December 17, 2018

Going through a divorce is never easy, and can be difficult even if both sides are amicable. One of the most contentious points in a divorce is the family home. Even if you haven’t lived there long you may still [Read More]

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