The financial strain of a divorce often has its roots in the marriage itself, well before the coronavirus grabbed everyone’s attention and concerns. As one man said to me when he first called me after deciding to leave his wife, his voice heavy with sarcasm, “I guess our wedding vows should have been ‘Until debt […]
With the COVID-19 quarantines and lockdowns, a number of men and fathers in New Jersey want to be named as either the custodial parent or a co-parent of their children. Doing this may be more complicated right now right now than under more normal circumstances, but in some situations, it can be done. Still, it […]
With New Jersey on the growing list of states telling people to stay in their home, many men and fathers are calling to ask about their support payments, visitation rights and those of their ex-spouse when the dad is the custodial parent. When all of the issues surrounding a divorce were negotiated and agreed to […]
Telling children that their parents will be splitting up and living apart can be tricky. If you get it wrong, it can take a long time to repair the emotional damage. But there are some general guidelines fathers can follow when it is time to tell their kids.
Divorce is a significant event in anyone’s life because it represents the sad conclusion of dashed dreams and hopes. Yet many people rush into it blindly, only vaguely aware of what they want as the outcome and the steps needed in knowing how to go from a bad marriage to a new life. Even though […]