Category Archives: Divorce

New Jersey Legal Separation Laws

By Lois G. Schwartz | September 13, 2018

When married couples seek to divorce, many find that the legal separation is more difficult than originally imagined. Even when both parties are in complete agreement about dissolving the marriage, living apart comes with several hurdles. Navigating through the specific [Read More]

How to Help Your Children Deal With the Effects of Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | August 17, 2018

Divorce can be an extremely trying and stressful situation on a couple that is no longer in love, yet the effects that it may have on their children could last a lifetime. No one wants to make this decision harder [Read More]

Are Divorce Rates Declining?

By Lois G. Schwartz | July 3, 2018

Marriage has been a significant part of every human culture throughout history, but recent research suggests that modern-day women are breaking tradition by getting married later on in life. According to experts, this important factor has contributed to the overall [Read More]

Who Should Retain the House in Your Divorce?

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 28, 2018

Dividing up property during a divorce is extremely complicated. One of the biggest points of contention is often who will keep the family house after a divorce. The family home is typically one of the biggest assets between a couple, [Read More]

Tips for Divorcing with Blended Families

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 26, 2018

Approximately half of the families across the country were formed by a recoupling of a relationship or a remarriage. Current statistics indicate that half of all marriages end in divorce and the average length of a typical marriage is 7 [Read More]

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets During Your Divorce?

By Lois G. Schwartz | April 20, 2018

Divorce is oftentimes emotionally draining, stressful and difficult. Unfortunately, many individuals going through this process are facing an uncooperative, vengeful or vindictive spouse. Sometimes a former spouse may attempt to hide assets before or during your divorce proceedings. It’s important [Read More]

Late Life Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | April 10, 2018

Divorce is a painful and difficult situation for individuals in all stages of life, but there are a special set of issues that divorcees face later in life. Often, those facing a divorce later in life have less time to [Read More]

Little Known Aspect in Trump’s New Tax Plan Makes Huge Change to Decades Old Divorce Law

By Lois G. Schwartz | March 10, 2018

For the last 76 years there has been a law on the books stating that in a divorce there would be a tax deduction for alimony payments. Starting in 2019 however, because of new laws in Trump’s tax plan that [Read More]

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]

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