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Category: Matrimonial Law

Litigation vs. Mediation: Which Is Right for Me?

Lyons & Associates, P.C. Managing Partner Theresa Lyons reveals the key difference between litigation vs. mediation.

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What To Include in a Marital Settlement Agreement

A marital settlement agreement (MSA) is the comprehensive written document that contains the entire agreement between your spouse and you regarding all of the issues in your New Jersey divorce.

By: David F. Salvaggio, Esq.

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What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement is an agreement that a couple has entered into after they have been married. This type of agreement typically addresses the resolution and potential division of their financial affairs and assets should the couple divorce.

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Prenuptial Agreements 101

Newly engaged individuals often wonder whether a prenuptial agreement is necessary or appropriate for them. Truly, anyone who is interested in entering into a prenuptial agreement should consider one. It is not a prerequisite to be wealthy in order to consider one. Some examples of those who may be particularly interested in entering into a …

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Should I Get a Prenup?

Should I Get a Prenup? 3 Ways to Decide If you are planning on marrying the love of your life, you may be considering whether a prenup, or prenuptial agreement, is necessary. These legal agreements are put in place to safeguard your assets from a prospective spouse in the event of divorce. According to the …

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Why Do Divorce Rates Increase in January?

January is referred to as divorce month by news and media outlets because this is when many divorce filings take place. There are several reasons why more couples separate right after the New Year. Spouses tend to stay together during the holiday season to preserve a sense of happiness for their family, especially when they …

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The Advantages of Hiring a Certified Matrimonial Attorney

When a marriage begins to dissolve, it can seem like the end of your hopes and dreams and the world as you know it. Yet during that highly emotional time, you need to do everything you can to protect your children, your home, your lifestyle, and your finances. You may not be thinking clearly, and …

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Client Alert – Pension or Retirement Assets with QDROnow.com

Any person who had their pension or retirement assets handled by the company “QDROnow.com” should seek immediate help from matrimonial counsel.  The owner of QDROnow.com, Robert Hetsler, is now accused of embezzling millions of dollars from client retirement assets. Read more here. Contact the skilled New Jersey Family Law Attorneys at Lyons & Associates, P.C. …

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I Received a Bad Ruling, Can My Case Be Opened Again?

If you have an issue before the court, at some point your matter will be adjudicated and a Judge will make a ruling and issue a final order. Sometimes, that decision may not be to your liking, and you make think that the Judge was flat-out wrong. The question then becomes: what happens now? Short …

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Legislation Regarding Marriage by Minors

Marriage by minors has been in the news recently as some states introduced legislation aimed at prohibiting child marriage. Until now in New York, minors as young as 14 were permitted to marry. New changes abolish marriage for 14-16- year-olds and allows 17-year-olds to marry if they have both judicial and parental consent. The New …

Continue Reading…

Litigation vs. Mediation: Which Is Right for Me?

Lyons & Associates, P.C. Managing Partner Theresa Lyons reveals the key difference between litigation vs. mediation.

Continue Reading…

What To Include in a Marital Settlement Agreement

A marital settlement agreement (MSA) is the comprehensive written document that contains the entire agreement between your spouse and you regarding all of the issues in your New Jersey divorce.

By: David F. Salvaggio, Esq.

Continue Reading…

What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement is an agreement that a couple has entered into after they have been married. This type of agreement typically addresses the resolution and potential division of their financial affairs and assets should the couple divorce.

Continue Reading…

Prenuptial Agreements 101

Newly engaged individuals often wonder whether a prenuptial agreement is necessary or appropriate for them. Truly, anyone who is interested in entering into a prenuptial agreement should consider one. It is not a prerequisite to be wealthy in order to consider one. Some examples of those who may be particularly interested in entering into a …

Continue Reading…

Should I Get a Prenup?

Should I Get a Prenup? 3 Ways to Decide If you are planning on marrying the love of your life, you may be considering whether a prenup, or prenuptial agreement, is necessary. These legal agreements are put in place to safeguard your assets from a prospective spouse in the event of divorce. According to the …

Continue Reading…

Why Do Divorce Rates Increase in January?

January is referred to as divorce month by news and media outlets because this is when many divorce filings take place. There are several reasons why more couples separate right after the New Year. Spouses tend to stay together during the holiday season to preserve a sense of happiness for their family, especially when they …

Continue Reading…

The Advantages of Hiring a Certified Matrimonial Attorney

When a marriage begins to dissolve, it can seem like the end of your hopes and dreams and the world as you know it. Yet during that highly emotional time, you need to do everything you can to protect your children, your home, your lifestyle, and your finances. You may not be thinking clearly, and …

Continue Reading…

Client Alert – Pension or Retirement Assets with QDROnow.com

Any person who had their pension or retirement assets handled by the company “QDROnow.com” should seek immediate help from matrimonial counsel.  The owner of QDROnow.com, Robert Hetsler, is now accused of embezzling millions of dollars from client retirement assets. Read more here. Contact the skilled New Jersey Family Law Attorneys at Lyons & Associates, P.C. …

Continue Reading…

I Received a Bad Ruling, Can My Case Be Opened Again?

If you have an issue before the court, at some point your matter will be adjudicated and a Judge will make a ruling and issue a final order. Sometimes, that decision may not be to your liking, and you make think that the Judge was flat-out wrong. The question then becomes: what happens now? Short …

Continue Reading…

Legislation Regarding Marriage by Minors

Marriage by minors has been in the news recently as some states introduced legislation aimed at prohibiting child marriage. Until now in New York, minors as young as 14 were permitted to marry. New changes abolish marriage for 14-16- year-olds and allows 17-year-olds to marry if they have both judicial and parental consent. The New …

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