“What’s taking so long?” is a question I often get asked by men and fathers going through a divorce. You may have thought about splitting up for months, maybe years, so once you made the decision to proceed it’s natural that you want the whole, painful process to be over and behind you as quickly as possible.
Today I wanted to share with you some information about how to prepare for a restraining order, specifically a temporary restraining order hearing. If you happen to be the Plaintiff or the person who filed the restraining order, you would have to reverse some of the things I’m saying, but ultimately it would still apply. […]
Here’s a disquieting thought. In New Jersey, when a father gets divorced, his will is automatically voided. This means that if you die after a divorce but before drawing up a new will and estate plan, your kids and their mother could end up locked in a fight over your assets. Nobody wants that, and […]
Even the most-amicable divorce can be an emotionally draining time for both spouses. Dashed dreams, unfulfilled expectations, disappointment, wounded pride, hurt, uncertainty. All of these contribute to a difficult period in anyone’s life. But a man faces especially unique issues when he and his spouse are splitting up, particularly if children are involved. Historically, the […]
Getting a new judge doesn’t happen often, but there are times when a man we represent in a divorce feels the judge is treating him unfairly. In New Jersey family law, it is possible to request that a judge step aside – it’s called “recusal” – but it’s not an easy or simple process. And […]