Divorce Guide

Divorce Guide

  • Alimony and Spousal Support

    Alimony and Spousal Support

    Alimony and spousal support in NJ, including the various types of alimony and spousal support , how to calculate the amount and duration of alimony, as well as modification, enforcement, and termination of alimony.

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence

    Discussing domestic violence, including who can apply for a restraining order and under what circumstances, where to apply, evidence in domestic violence hearings, how a restraining order can protect you, consequences for violations, and modification or termination of a restraining order.

  • College Costs

    College Costs

    The New Jersey Supreme Court has held that, generally, financially capable parents should contribute to the college costs of children who are qualified students.

  • Custody and Relocation

    Custody and Relocation

    Custody and visitation in New Jersey, including the difference between legal and physical custody (as well as visitation and parenting time), factors in the award of custody, enforcement, and modifications of custody orders and agreements.

  • Prenuptial Agreements

    Prenuptial Agreements

    Discussing prenuptial agreements in New Jersey, including the potential value of such agreements in the event of divorce, conditions and considerations of enforceability, and other important considerations.

  • Division of Assets

    Division of Assets

    Discussing domestic violence, including who can apply for a restraining order and under what circumstances, where to apply, evidence in domestic violence hearings, how a restraining order can protect you, consequences for violations, and modification or termination of a restraining order.

  • Child Support

    Child Support

    Topics include the independent right of a child to support; how to calculate child support under the NJ Child Support Guidelines or otherwise, including contribution to college expenses; and how to modify, enforce, and terminate child support in New Jersey.

Read our blog for in depth discussions of topics like parental alienation, marriage annulments, the costs of divorce (awards of counsel fees), and more!