Options for Divorcing Spouses with Growing Backlog of New Jersey Divorce Cases Photo of Michele Hart I have practiced law for 24 years and the past 18 years, I have focused exclusively on divorce and family law cases. I always knew I wanted to be a lawyer. I admired the power that I believed lawyers had to “win” rights for the clients they served. After all, I’ve always been a fighter. I have been knocked down a few times but I always found the strength and determination to get up and get back in the game.
Michele Hart Divorce & Family Law< I have practiced law for 24 years and the past 18 years, I have focused exclusively on divorce and family law cases. I always knew I wanted to be a lawyer. I admired the power that I believed lawyers had to “win” rights for the clients they served. After all, I’ve always been a fighter. I have been knocked down a few times but I always found the strength and determination to get up and get back in the game.
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Options for Divorcing Spouses with Growing Backlog of New Jersey Divorce Cases

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Options for Divorcing Spouses with Growing Backlog of New Jersey Divorce Cases

The latest annual report issued by the New Jersey judiciary for the year ending June 30, 2021 shows a growing backlog of divorce cases amidst a historic statewide judge shortage. According to the acting administrative director of the New Jersey

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Five Concrete Actions to Help Reach Agreement with Your Spouse for an Amicable Divorce

Even before the pandemic and resulting historic state-wide New Jersey court crisis, divorcing spouses could expect to save time, money, and aggravation by reaching out of court divorce agreements. But when the pandemic forced courthouses to close for most in-person

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What the Current New Jersey Court Crisis Means for Divorcing Spouses

On the heels of the global pandemic, there is now a historic state-wide New Jersey court crisis – not just in family court, but in the civil, criminal, and other divisions as well. When the pandemic hit, buildings were closed

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Can You Become Legally Separated in New Jersey?

You might no longer wish to continue living with your spouse, yet you’re not yet ready to get a divorce.  Perhaps your home has become a constant battleground, a source of stress more than anything else.  Perhaps you wish to separate

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Divorce and Co-parenting: is 50/50 Parenting Time the Way to Go?

Parenting roles have come a long way.  And for separated and divorced parents, New Jersey law has come to reflect these changing roles. Back when my parents were divorced in the late 1970s, it was typically the mom’s role as

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How to Avoid Court in Your New Jersey Divorce

Divorce is never easy.  And the thought of going to court can make it that much worse. It might help to know that court is not your only option – in fact, the vast majority of New Jersey divorces settle

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Beware of the Free Lawyer Consultation

From time to time, I get calls from people struggling with a family law issue and want to know if I offer “free consultations.”  Common family law issues include: How does property get divided in a divorce? What are my

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What Divorcing Spouses Can Do When Virtual Court Stalls Settlement

Divorcing spouses should not rush to court these days.  Once you file a divorce complaint with the court, you’re on the court’s timeline and required to attend mandatory settlement conferences and mediation to try to reach an agreement on issues

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The Zoom Effect on Divorce Settlements in New Jersey

Divorcing spouses and their attorneys have been appearing in court remotely since the start of the pandemic.  According to some New Jersey family court judges, court appearances will not resume in person until sometime in late 2022. In the meantime,

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How to Divorce Amicably without Court

Contrary to common belief, to get a divorce in New Jersey, you don’t need to file a divorce complaint with the court right away. Depending on your circumstances, it might make sense to reach a divorce agreement with your spouse

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