The Court Should Be Open For Parenting Time Emergencies

Read More

Topics: family court, Divorce Court, Co-parenting, Child Custody

What If Your Early Settlement Panel in Monmouth County Fails?

\

Read More

Topics: family court, Alimony

Monmouth County Courthouse Facilities

Read More

Topics: Divorce Court, family court

Can Your Monmouth County Divorce Lawyer Help You In An Emergency?

Maybe.

Maybe not.

What exactly is an emergency that justifies a Monmouth County Divorce Lawyer bringing an emergent Order to Show Cause in Monmouth County Family Court?

Read More

Topics: Alimony, Child Custody

Can I Remove Money From A Joint Account?

As a Monmouth County divorce lawyer, I am regularly asked the question: "Can I remove money from a joint account at the beginning of our divorce case?"

Read More

Topics: Equitable Distribution of Property

Perhaps Your Monmouth County Divorce Attorney Should Take Depositions

Are there unanswered questions in your divorce case?  

Read More

Topics: Monmouth County divorce attorney

10 Good First Questions To Ask A Monmouth County Divorce Attorney

Often people who are considering getting a divorce are not sure where to begin or what questions to ask me.

Read More

Topics: Monmouth County divorce attorney

Trading Your NJ Temporary Restraining Order For Civil Restraints

It is relatively easy for someone who feels that she is a victim of domestic violence to obtain a temporary restraining order in NJ. (While for purposes of illustration this article refers to the "victim" as a woman, that certainly is not always the case.)

Read More

Topics: Domestic Violence

NJ Grounds for Divorce

There are nine NJ Grounds For Divorce.

Read More

Topics: Divorce, Divorce Court

Drafting A NJ Matrimonial Settlement Agreement

It has often been said that 99 out of 100 NJ Divorce Cases are ultimately settled, and that only 1 out of 100 divorce cases in New Jersey actually result in a trial before a Family Court judge.

The way that a case is most often settled is through the use of a custom drafted document called a Matrimonial Settlement Agreement (also called a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA) or an Interspousal Agreement.

There are many names for the same type of document.

Drafting a Matrimonial Settlement Agreement (MSA) in a NJ divorce case is not an easy task. It is sort of the metaphorical equivalent to what a sculptor faces when he sits down to create a sculpture. 

I'm not a sculptor. I have never tried sculpting from a block of rock.

Yet I imagine that if I were a sculptor, I would start with a square block of stone.

I imagine that I would have a general idea of what I intended my final project to ultimately look like before I started chipping away at that stone.

Read More

Topics: Divorce, Divorce Court