Family Law

What is a Typical Child Custody Agreement When the Divorce Is Amicable?

What is a Typical Child Custody Agreement When the Divorce Is Amicable?

Divorce is never an easy process, especially when children are involved. The family life you pictured, and the one your child or children have counted on, suddenly becomes vastly different than what you expected. One thing that makes it all a bit easier, however is to keep things as amicable as possible. What is an Amicable Divorce? When a divorce

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How Long Does It Take for a Divorce to be Finalized in New Jersey?

How Long Does It Take for a Divorce to be Finalized in New Jersey?

Getting a divorce is incredibly stressful and emotional. You may be thinking that you should see how quickly you can get through the process so that you can move on and start healing from the break up. However, you also need to keep in mind that the order given by the judge at your final hearing will be good for

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sleep divorce

4 Considerations for ‘Sleep Divorce’ During Your Actual Divorce

Remember watching reruns of I Love Lucy when you were a child and wondering why Ricky and Lucy slept in separate beds? Weren’t they lonely?  Did Ricky snore?  Did Lucy toss and turn too much?  And it wasn’t just Ricky and Lucy Ricardo. It was the same on the other sitcoms of that time like Dick Van Dyke and Leave

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How Did COVID Impact the Divorce Trend?

Divorce rates have actually been declining since the 1980s, where the commonly used “50%” statistic first took hold. Now, divorce rates in the U.S. average to about 39%. Just prior to the pandemic, divorce rates were actually at an all-time low in 2019. According to the American Community Survey data from the 2018 census, for every 1,000 marriages in 2018,

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6 Tips to Win a Child Custody Battle

6 Tips to Win a Child Custody Battle

A child custody battle can be one of the most stressful, yet important things you will ever engage in. After all, it’s your child’s well-being on the line. Child custody disputes are rarely easy. There’s no magical formula for how to win a child custody case, but there are ways to improve your odds. Read on for the top 6

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Family-Building and Fertility Benefits are Expanding in the Legal Profession

Family-building programs — which provide attorneys and other staff with a supportive work environment and progressive benefits – are increasingly seen by law firms as essential for attracting and retaining top talent.  Such programs may include job sharing; work-from-home options; and a managed fertility benefit that supports staff as they address fertility issues or consider family-building options such as egg-freezing,

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The Realities of Late-Life Divorce

The Realities of Late-Life Divorce

When we think of divorce, most of us envision young couples that simply haven’t had enough time together to learn how to work out their differences. Sadly, divorce is something that happens in all age categories. In fact, research is showing that a growing number of couples over 50-years-old are calling it quits. From empty nest syndrome to financial difficulties,

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Divorce Rule #1: File First!

Divorce Rule #1: File First!

Divorce can come as a shock. More often, though, there is at least a sense that the marriage is running on borrowed time and divorce is looming right around the corner. Even so, many people wait for their spouse to make the first move, unaware of the advantages of being the first to file. If you’re in this position it’s

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fairness in family law

Equity vs. Fairness in Family Law

So often as an attorney who primarily practices in the area of divorce and family law, I hear people say, “But that’s not fair.” It is an interesting thing because the goal of a divorce settlement is for it to be equitable, but is equitable always fair? I hear this so much, I often wonder why is it that most

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4 mistakes to avoid when filing for divorce

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Divorce

Divorce is hard enough. Between dividing your things and tension with your ex-partner, the stress of a divorce can give you tunnel vision and make you miss opportunities at securing the best divorce terms for you and your family. Here are four mistakes to watch out for when getting a divorce in Philadelphia County: Waiting to get a lawyer till

Read More »
What is a Typical Child Custody Agreement When the Divorce Is Amicable?

What is a Typical Child Custody Agreement When the Divorce Is Amicable?

Divorce is never an easy process, especially when children are involved. The family life you pictured, and the one your child or children have counted on, suddenly becomes vastly different than what you expected. One thing that makes it all a bit easier, however is to keep things as amicable as possible. What is an Amicable Divorce? When a divorce

Read More »
How Long Does It Take for a Divorce to be Finalized in New Jersey?

How Long Does It Take for a Divorce to be Finalized in New Jersey?

Getting a divorce is incredibly stressful and emotional. You may be thinking that you should see how quickly you can get through the process so that you can move on and start healing from the break up. However, you also need to keep in mind that the order given by the judge at your final hearing will be good for

Read More »
sleep divorce

4 Considerations for ‘Sleep Divorce’ During Your Actual Divorce

Remember watching reruns of I Love Lucy when you were a child and wondering why Ricky and Lucy slept in separate beds? Weren’t they lonely?  Did Ricky snore?  Did Lucy toss and turn too much?  And it wasn’t just Ricky and Lucy Ricardo. It was the same on the other sitcoms of that time like Dick Van Dyke and Leave

Read More »

How Did COVID Impact the Divorce Trend?

Divorce rates have actually been declining since the 1980s, where the commonly used “50%” statistic first took hold. Now, divorce rates in the U.S. average to about 39%. Just prior to the pandemic, divorce rates were actually at an all-time low in 2019. According to the American Community Survey data from the 2018 census, for every 1,000 marriages in 2018,

Read More »
6 Tips to Win a Child Custody Battle

6 Tips to Win a Child Custody Battle

A child custody battle can be one of the most stressful, yet important things you will ever engage in. After all, it’s your child’s well-being on the line. Child custody disputes are rarely easy. There’s no magical formula for how to win a child custody case, but there are ways to improve your odds. Read on for the top 6

Read More »

Family-Building and Fertility Benefits are Expanding in the Legal Profession

Family-building programs — which provide attorneys and other staff with a supportive work environment and progressive benefits – are increasingly seen by law firms as essential for attracting and retaining top talent.  Such programs may include job sharing; work-from-home options; and a managed fertility benefit that supports staff as they address fertility issues or consider family-building options such as egg-freezing,

Read More »
The Realities of Late-Life Divorce

The Realities of Late-Life Divorce

When we think of divorce, most of us envision young couples that simply haven’t had enough time together to learn how to work out their differences. Sadly, divorce is something that happens in all age categories. In fact, research is showing that a growing number of couples over 50-years-old are calling it quits. From empty nest syndrome to financial difficulties,

Read More »
Divorce Rule #1: File First!

Divorce Rule #1: File First!

Divorce can come as a shock. More often, though, there is at least a sense that the marriage is running on borrowed time and divorce is looming right around the corner. Even so, many people wait for their spouse to make the first move, unaware of the advantages of being the first to file. If you’re in this position it’s

Read More »
fairness in family law

Equity vs. Fairness in Family Law

So often as an attorney who primarily practices in the area of divorce and family law, I hear people say, “But that’s not fair.” It is an interesting thing because the goal of a divorce settlement is for it to be equitable, but is equitable always fair? I hear this so much, I often wonder why is it that most

Read More »
4 mistakes to avoid when filing for divorce

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Divorce

Divorce is hard enough. Between dividing your things and tension with your ex-partner, the stress of a divorce can give you tunnel vision and make you miss opportunities at securing the best divorce terms for you and your family. Here are four mistakes to watch out for when getting a divorce in Philadelphia County: Waiting to get a lawyer till

Read More »

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