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What Steps Can I Take If My Ex Stops Paying Child Support?

One of the most important steps in the divorce process is ensuring that the couple’s children will be cared for after the divorce has been finalized. In most cases, a court order will require the noncustodial parents to make child support payments to the custodial parents. Until the court order…

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What Happens After the Mediation Process?

Mediation is an option for couples who are pursuing an uncontested divorce in New Jersey. There are several reasons why couples choose to settle their divorce through mediation. For instance, mediation is significantly less expensive than settling a divorce through litigation, which can cost anywhere between $15,000 and $40,000 or…

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Are Mental Health Issues Considered Grounds for Divorce?

If your spouse was diagnosed with a mental illness, you know that managing the illness can be challenging, even if they are taking medication to control the symptoms. Depending on the diagnosis, and the severity of the illness, your spouse may need to take a combination of medications, which can…

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What If My Former Spouse Prevents Me From Seeing My Kids?

It is common for couples to disagree about a range of issues during the divorce process, especially in high-conflict divorces where both spouses harbor animosity towards one another. Unfortunately, in situations like this, one spouse may try to prevent the other from seeing the children. This often happens when one…

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What Are the Common Causes of a Sudden Divorce?

When a couple makes the difficult decision to get a divorce, it is usually after a great deal of soul searching. This often occurs over several months, or even years, particularly if there are children involved and the couple is hesitant to break up the family. However, in some cases,…

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How Do I Manage Summer Vacation as a Divorced Parent?

School is out for the summer, which means that routines are likely to change and the daily grind of homework, sports, music lessons and other activities becomes much more relaxed. However, as the temperatures rise, so do parents’ anxiety levels as they are faced with figuring out how to keep…

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