How To Tell Your Spouse That You Want A Divorce

You’ve decided to end your marriage.  You might put off telling your spouse until the “right” time.  Unfortunately, there is never a good time.  It is simply a very difficult – even painful – thing to do. Perhaps you have children and think it might make sense to stick it out until they’re older.  And […]

3 Simple actions to Take Now to Protect Your Retirement Assets in a New Jersey Divorce

If you’re considering divorce or already started the divorce process, you might be concerned about losing any portion of your hard-earned retirement assets. These can include traditional pensions, IRAs, Roth IRAs, Keogh plans, deferred compensation plans, stock options (ESOPS), annuities, and 401(k), 403(k), 457 and 403(b) plans. In New Jersey, all assets that were acquired […]

5 Steps For Calculating New Jersey Child Support For Children In College

In New Jersey, divorcing parents have an obligation to financially support their children until emancipation, that is, when the child completes a continuous four-year undergraduate education up until when the child reaches 23 years of age. Divorcing parents also have a separate, though related, obligation in New Jersey to contribute to the cost of college for their […]

5 Simple Tips for Turning Confrontation into Opportunity

It happens to the best of us.  Someone, perhaps a friend or co-worker, is angry because of something you said or did and is about to let you have it. It’s common to feel anxious and defensive when someone confronts you with anger and criticism.  It’s human nature to become immediately defensive when faced with […]

A No-Nonsense Formula for an Amicable and Respectful Divorce in New Jersey

When you hear the word “divorce”, what automatically comes to mind?     Chances are, it’s not a pretty picture.  After all, divorce is one of the most anxiety producing events in life.  Ending a marriage is painful.  You go through a grief process, yet many people suffer in silence.  It is not unlike the grief […]

Common Roadblocks to Success and How to Remove Them

Perhaps you want to end a toxic marriage or relationship.  Or you want a closer relationship with your children.  There are common roadblocks that often block the path to success in virtually anything you want to achieve. Most of us carry around a variety of self-defeating core beliefs about ourselves.  Most often, we’re are completely […]

What Most People Don’t Know About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey

It’s a common belief that in order to obtain a divorce in New Jersey, one spouse must first “file for divorce.”  There appears to very information available, however, as to what “filing for divorce” means and what it involves. Generally, the filing of the divorce complaint with the court establishes the “cut-off date” of the […]

The 4 Top DON’TS If You Want An Amicable Divorce

You’ve decided you want a divorce.  Perhaps you’ve felt trapped for a long time.  You might ache to be free from the never-ending loneliness and sense of hopelessness – even helplessness – that seems to pervade your every waking moment. You might start to feel a sense of excitement of really living for the first […]

9 Common Misconceptions About Divorce and 5 Powerful Actions to Take Right Now

Divorce is probably one of the most anxiety producing events that you can experience in your lifetime. After all, the only people who really know about the divorce process are lawyers and people who have gone through it.  And from those who went through it, it’s the worst experiences that have the loudest voices.  You […]

Small Business and Divorce: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

If you own a small business, before you divorce, you need to know how your income would likely be determined.  Here, you’ll learn how and why and how you can save on legal fees in the process. Alimony and child support are often issues to be resolved in divorce.  For instance, a business owner spouse […]