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Preparing Financially for Divorce

Most people who go through divorce do not have a prenuptial agreement, meaning that when a divorce takes place, the finances must be divided. Anyone anticipating divorce should consider a few things in advance. While friends and family may offer advice in these matters, it is best to remember that each state has different divorce […]

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NJ Legislators Seek Harsher Penalties for Domestic Violence Offenders

By Kelli Martone A new bill, considered by New Jersey legislators, would create stricter penalties for domestic violence-related offenses. The proposed bill, which was approved by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday, is a bipartisan bill sponsored by Assemblymen Pamela Lampitt, Ronald Dancer, and several others. Penalties for attempts to cause bodily harm to another […]

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Haddonfield Divorce Lawyers: Acknowledging a Partner

A new study from Sweden shows that how a couple shares household duties and their perception of the sharing can affect their relationship. Stockholm University’s demography unit studied heterosexual couples and surveyed them about who does what at home. The couples were also asked about their thoughts on relationships, parental leave, and gender equality. The […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyers Discuss Marriage 101 Classes Across Asia

While divorce is not the societal taboo it once was, it still may not be an ideal scenario for many. Wedding costs average at roughly $40,000 USD, making it feel like an enormous waste of money if the relationship simply leads to divorce after the fact. As divorce rates rise and more couples face this […]

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South Jersey Divorce Lawyer: Signs Your Partner Wants a Divorce

Divorce rates in the United States are, depending on the source, somewhere between 30 and 50 percent, and have been increasing continuously for the past three decades. While there are many options for those trying to improve their relationship, from marriage counseling to online resources, being aware of signs that your partner might be having […]

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Washington Township Divorce Lawyers Encourage Clients to Reinvent Themselves After Divorce

If you are considering filing for divorce, you are most likely not happy in your marriage. It can be easy to blame your spouse and external factors for putting stress on your marriage, but have you considered that you, too, could be a source of your unhappiness? Divorcing can start your process of healing and […]

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Court Filing Claims Husband Abused Former Spice Girl

Former Spice Girl, Mel B, recently filed claims against her estranged husband, Stephen Belafonte, alleging he brutally abused her and engaged in an affair with their nanny. In lieu of the domestic violence claims, a temporary restraining order was placed against her husband who apparently attacked her several times, beginning about six months into the […]

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Washington Township Divorce Lawyers: Little Known Facts About Divorce

Most of us know the familiar statistic: half of marriages end in divorce. But the facts about divorce are more complicated than that. Some of the data about how, when, and why marriages fail may surprise you. There is good news for couples who have hit the 10-year mark: according to the U.S. Census Bureau, […]

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Washington Township Divorce Lawyers: Understanding Separation Agreements

An agreement of separation is a contract between spouses, and determines most aspects about how alimony, child custody and support, property division, and debts are handled. A valid separation agreement must be a notarized written contract signed by both parties. Property, assets, and debts are frequently frozen during a separation until an agreement is reached. […]

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Washington Township Divorce Lawyers Discuss Division of Retirement Nest Egg During Divorce

Divorce only becomes more difficult when the big picture is taken into account. It is all too easy to become caught up in the moment during divorce proceedings. However, it is also important to the think ahead for the future. The division of retirement plan assets between divorcing spouses, if handled improperly, will cause problems […]

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