Being involved in a divorce case can be a highly-charged emotional experience. In any given case, the divorcing couple will need to address potentially contentious issues such as property division, alimony, child custody and child support, among others. When emotions run high, it is important to stay focused on the legal process and the long-term implications of the case on the rest of your life. Avoiding impulsive decisions in a divorce case can pay off long after the case is settled.
Our readers in New Jersey are probably aware of one of the most high-profile divorce cases in the Northeast, and perhaps the country: the divorce of Donald Trump, Jr. and his wife. Any news story with the name "Trump" in it is at the top of any news feed these days, and this divorce case is no different, although it was not a particularly contentious matter.
The cause of any given divorce can vary considerably. Sometimes people just "grow apart," while in other situations there is some affirmative act that leads one spouse to divorce the other. A recent news article took a look at one potential cause of divorce: financial secrets.
When couples who have children begin the divorce process to end their married relationship, they are probably fully aware that child support will be one of the important issues to address in the legal process. However, many of those same couples have questions about how important determinations will be made about child support in their own unique cases. So, what are the basics about child support?
When some couples in New Jersey are faced with the realistic possibility of ending a marriage in a divorce, they will often think, "Where did it go wrong?" After all, no one gets married with plans on ultimately getting a divorce. But, the reality, as we all know, is that many marriages do end in divorce in America. So, what are some of the most common reasons why marriages end in divorce?
For decades most people in New Jersey have heard the common refrain that approximately 50 percent of all marriages in America end in a divorce. However, a recent report noted that this is not actually true anymore. Is the divorce rate in America really dropping?
The holiday season is upon us, and for most people this can be a great time of year to visit with friends and family. However, it can also be a time of stress as well. This is particularly true for those New Jersey residents who are going through a divorce or for those who are going through their first holiday season post-divorce. So, how can you deal with the emotions of a divorce during the holiday season?
No one in New Jersey gets married thinking that it is possible that the union will end in divorce. However, we all know that this is a possibility in many marriages. Sometimes, the realization that the relationship is headed for a divorce happens quickly. In other situations, it may take years or even decades for the couple to make the decision to call it quits. What signs might a couple look for to determine whether or not their marriage is headed for divorce?
For decades now many people have said that it is common knowledge that the divorce rate in America is about 50 percent, meaning that half of all marriages end in divorce. But, is that really the case? How common is divorce in America?
Like most major decisions in life, divorce comes with "pros" and "cons" to consider. For instance, couples with minor children will want to consider how the divorce will affect the lives of their children, particularly when it comes to different child custody arrangements. Or, those who have prenuptial agreements will likely want to consider what their financial situation will be in post-divorce life. Depending on the situation, the factors to weigh in this decision can be daunting.