During the nearly-quarter century I have been a divorce lawyer for men and fathers in New Jersey, I’ve had clients ask me questions or make statements based on faulty or incomplete information that they found online, or because of something a friend told them.
From time to time, I tell a new client that there are some things in their life they do not need to disclose in a divorce if their wife doesn’t know about them. An extra-marital affair is an example. But one thing I tell every client regardless of the reasons behind the breakdown of a marriage: Do not ever try hiding income or assets during the divorce process.
Without a doubt, no-fault divorce laws made ending a marriage for men and fathers in New Jersey simpler, less soul-crushing and often much less expensive then when somebody had to have their fault proven to a judge. While there remain grounds for assigning fault, they are difficult – and, often, painful to prove so it’s natural […]
In this post, I’m going to explain how to modify or terminate alimony. The first thing I want to tell you, before I go into the reasons for it and how to do it, is to realize that modification and termination are two different things we should be asking for. In some strange cases, you […]
In New Jersey, the vast majority of divorces we handle for men and fathers are settled long before a trial date is even scheduled. For the most part, family court judges favor couples who settle issues over custody, child and spousal support, and an equitable division of property or other marital assets. As family law […]