Are There Options Beyond Divorce Court?

By Lois G. Schwartz | February 28, 2018

Experienced NJ Divorce Attorney

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 to continue working with them to make important long-term decisions about splitting up shared property, sharing parental obligations and considering financial support options. Despite the disagreements during the relationship, many divorcing couples are successful in resolving these issues without going to court. Former partners may come to a resolution between themselves, enlist the assistance of a third-party mediator, or utilize collaborative law to make arrangements.

These options will not work for everyone. High-conflict divorces often require a court’s assistance to make and enforce rulings about property, financial support, and parental agreements. Divorce court may be your best option when your spouse refuses to communicate with you, goes missing, attempts to bully you into giving up your rights, hires a combative lawyer or generally lacks good faith. Tragically, some may respond to the notion of divorce with extreme anger. Vindictive partners may attempt to seek revenge by lying to the court or concealing assets or income. If you find yourself in a similar situation, then it’s important to seek out an experienced legal representative to protect your rights.

With over 30 years of experience exclusively representing clients in family law cases, attorney Lois Garber Schwartz can help you protect your rights, advise you about your different options and develop an appropriate strategy for pursuing your needs. Attorney Schwartz focuses on reducing conflict and coming to an amicable agreement between the parties as quickly as possible, but she is also prepared to fight for your interests when your situation requires divorce court. If you’re ready to discuss the details of your case, then contact attorney Lois Garber Schwartz at 856-375-8989 or via her online contact form.

The articles on this blog are for informative purposes only and are no substitute for legal advice or an attorney/client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice, please contact our law firm directly.

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