Somerset County Divorce Guide
Your Guide through the Divorce Process
There are a variety of issues that can arise during a divorce. It is crucial to have a lawyer on your side who has extensive experience successfully handling all aspects of a divorce case.
At DeTommaso Law Group, we offer comprehensive services to help you get the most out of your divorce. We have over 125 years of combined legal experience, meaning the legal professionals on our team have a wealth of knowledge, resources, and skills to offer.
Our Somerset County divorce lawyers can help you handle any issue during your divorce, including:
- Alimony/spousal support
- Child custody
- Child support
- College costs
- Domestic violence
- Enforcement of court orders
- Separation agreements
To schedule a free consultation with our reputable team, contact us at (908) 274-3028 today.
Sometimes, relationships just don’t work as expected. You have the right to separate from your spouse at any time without a judge’s permission. However, there are some practical matters that you will need to address, such as child custody and temporary alimony.
For these matters and more, you will want to create a separation agreement with the help of a qualified family law attorney. If you and your spouse can agree to the terms of separation on your own, you will not need to go to court.
Arbitration & Mediation
Deciding to divorce is often challenging. If you and your spouse believe it is best to part and go your separate ways, you may be able to settle your divorce outside of the courtroom.
DeTommaso Law Group provides solid legal counsel for couples who wish to handle their divorce with the help of a mediator or arbitrator instead of a judge. To find out if arbitration or mediation is right for you, contact our skilled divorce lawyers today.
New Jersey laws protect the spouse who either had a lower income during the marriage or did not work at all. The higher-income spouse will be required to make alimony payments to the other spouse for a specified period. Whether you are being required to pay or are seeking spousal support, we can help.
Child Custody, Child Support & College Costs
Any divorce is painful, but divorces that involve children are especially challenging. If you have minor children during your divorce, you will need to address issues such as a parenting plan, child support payments, and how your child’s college education will be paid for. When you turn to our Somerset County divorce attorneys, we can provide the strong legal counsel you require.
If you or your child has been abused in your home, you deserve protection. DeTommaso Law Group can help you obtain a restraining order.
Alternatively, if your spouse is wrongfully seeking a restraining order against you, we can help ensure that your rights are protected.
Once a divorce decree is finalized, is that it? Most of the time, yes. However, there are some instances where divorce orders can be appealed or modified. Contact us today to find out if you have a qualifying circumstance that enables you to file an appeal or make modifications.
Read about the process for reconsidering a motion in our blog: What to Do When the Judge Gets It Wrong: Motions for Reconsideration Explained.
If your spouse is failing to pay alimony or child support or violating your child custody order, we can also help you enforce the terms of your divorce decree.
If you are dissatisfied with your current legal representation, call (908) 274-3028 to learn how our Somerset County divorce lawyers can turn things around.