Are There Options Beyond Divorce Court?

By Lois G. Schwartz | February 28, 2018

Separating from your spouse is emotionally and financially draining. For many, this complicated process is one of the greatest challenges of one’s lifetime. While dealing with the reality of losing the emotional support of your former partner, you will need [Read More]

Alimony During Separation and After a Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | February 15, 2018

Making the choice to legally separate from your spouse comes with a plethora of long-term and life-altering decisions. One of the biggest reasons that couples remain married despite irreconcilable differences is because of their financial stability as a couple. The [Read More]

Supreme Court Rule Change For Relocating Children Of Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | January 18, 2018

Any divorce can be messy, but throw children into the equation and it can be even more of a mess. There are many New Jersey laws that dictate what happens to children during divorce, especially in scenarios where the divorcing [Read More]

Prenuptial Agreements and Coercion- What You Need to Know?

By Lois G. Schwartz | December 28, 2017

Did you know that if the prenuptial agreement is determined invalid, this could lead to further legal battles that you might not have anticipated in the event that you get divorced? Putting together a prenuptial agreement is an important planning document [Read More]

Finding the Right Overnight Parenting Schedule During the Week

By Lois G. Schwartz | December 20, 2017

It can be difficult for parents to agree on a parenting schedule when children are involved in school and have extracurricular activities. You need to consider various factors when coming together to find the right mid-week overnight parenting time schedule. [Read More]

How Do You Know If You’re Ready for Divorce?

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 29, 2017

“Is it time for us to get a divorce?” This question is one of the most difficult questions a couple faces. It’s made harder by the fact that every marriage is unique: the “tipping point” for a family member or [Read More]

Cohabitation Agreements

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 22, 2017

Over 5.4 million U.S. couples, or 10.8 million individuals, were living together without being married to one another in 2000, and the number has grown since then. Cohabitation often serves as a way for two people to focus on the [Read More]

Man Accused of Domestic Violence Claims He Was The Victim

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 15, 2017

A Pine Hill man is suing police and other officials after he was arrested and charged with assault in a domestic violence case – despite the fact that he claims that his girlfriend threw boiling water at him, while he [Read More]

Court Sets Standard for Kids in Divorce-Relocation Disputes

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 8, 2017

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently reversed a decades-old law in order to set a new standard for protecting children’s interests in divorce-relocation disputes, according to a U.S. News and World Report article. The ruling is based on a 2015 [Read More]

The Consequences of Destroying Personal Items Accumulated During a Marriage

By Lois G. Schwartz | October 25, 2017

During a divorce, emotions can run high. It may be tempting to destroy certain personal items you and your spouse collected during your marriage – especially items like photographs or family videos, which may seem too painful to keep. Destroying [Read More]

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