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New Jersey Family Law Firm: Military Divorces – What Makes Them Different?

Written By: Theresa A. Lyons Military families have special challenges and situations that are unique to them.  And when those families break up, it is important that they have lawyers who understand those challenges and how they impact divorce.  These are some issues that are particular to military divorces: Custody and parenting time during deployment or …

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Woodbridge Divorce Lawyers: Collaborative Divorce — What They Don’t Tell You

Over 95% of all divorce cases settle without having to go to trial.  That is very good news.  Trials can really take a toll on your family’s wealth, health, and happiness.  For those couples that have to go to trial, having solid counsel is critical. But what does a couple do who wants to avoid …

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Woodbridge Family Law Lawyers: Kids Of Divorce More Likely To Be Obese

A new study shows that children of divorce are more likely to be overweight than their counterparts who live in non-divorced homes.  And while the study could not prove conclusively that the divorce itself is the actual cause, it did raise some questions about other factors that often do exist more in homes as parents …

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New Jersey Divorce Lawyers: Divorce Rates By Job

Does the type of job you have make it more likely that you will end up divorced?  Well, according to a study at Radford University, that might be the case. The study found that some professions do in fact have a higher rate of divorce than others.  And although some critics of the study have …

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Woodbridge Child Support Lawyers: Does My Child Support Automatically End When My Kid Graduates from School?

The short answer in New Jersey is not really.  Usually the parties need either a Court Order or a consent agreement for child support to end. Unlike many other States, New Jersey does not set forth an exact numeric age at which child support ends.  So, child support will not automatically end simply because a …

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New Jersey Family Law Firm: Divorce and Special Needs Children

Couples with special needs children have a higher rate of divorce than couples with typically developing children.  Social scientists proffer many reasons for the higher rate of divorce, including the many time and money pressures that parents of special needs children face. But how can parents who are getting divorced protect their child during the …

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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer: How Much Does a Divorce Cost?

Many people want to know how much it may cost to get divorced, and when making that determination, there are three areas of costs that should be considered:  the financial costs, the time costs, and the emotional costs.   Each of these costs should be weighed and considered when deciding whether and how you want your …

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New Jersey Child Support Lawyer: Cars for Kids Now an Extra on Top of Child Support

If you or someone you know has a young driver in their family and is getting child support, or is in the middle of a divorce, then this alert pertains to them. Effective this fall, the New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Committee changed the Rules of Court and the Child Support Guidelines.   Now, a parent …

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New Jersey Child Custody Lawyers: Who Gets the Kids for Halloween? Child Custody and the Holidays

For some parents, the holiday of Halloween can be just as fun for them as it is for their kids. Parents like to see their kids in costume, enjoy cheering them on at school parades, and often take pleasure in accompanying them throughout the neighborhood as they fill their goodie bags with treats. But what …

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Woodbridge Divorce Lawyers: Can I Make My Husband Move Out of the Home?

Like many things within the law, the answer is “it depends.” If you or someone you know has a question about who gets to live in the house while a divorce is pending, call the skilled matrimonial attorneys at Lyons & Associates at 908-575-9777. In the typical divorce, courts generally will not force a spouse …

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New Jersey Family Law Firm: Military Divorces – What Makes Them Different?

Written By: Theresa A. Lyons Military families have special challenges and situations that are unique to them.  And when those families break up, it is important that they have lawyers who understand those challenges and how they impact divorce.  These are some issues that are particular to military divorces: Custody and parenting time during deployment or …

Continue Reading…

Woodbridge Divorce Lawyers: Collaborative Divorce — What They Don’t Tell You

Over 95% of all divorce cases settle without having to go to trial.  That is very good news.  Trials can really take a toll on your family’s wealth, health, and happiness.  For those couples that have to go to trial, having solid counsel is critical. But what does a couple do who wants to avoid …

Continue Reading…

Woodbridge Family Law Lawyers: Kids Of Divorce More Likely To Be Obese

A new study shows that children of divorce are more likely to be overweight than their counterparts who live in non-divorced homes.  And while the study could not prove conclusively that the divorce itself is the actual cause, it did raise some questions about other factors that often do exist more in homes as parents …

Continue Reading…

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers: Divorce Rates By Job

Does the type of job you have make it more likely that you will end up divorced?  Well, according to a study at Radford University, that might be the case. The study found that some professions do in fact have a higher rate of divorce than others.  And although some critics of the study have …

Continue Reading…

Woodbridge Child Support Lawyers: Does My Child Support Automatically End When My Kid Graduates from School?

The short answer in New Jersey is not really.  Usually the parties need either a Court Order or a consent agreement for child support to end. Unlike many other States, New Jersey does not set forth an exact numeric age at which child support ends.  So, child support will not automatically end simply because a …

Continue Reading…

New Jersey Family Law Firm: Divorce and Special Needs Children

Couples with special needs children have a higher rate of divorce than couples with typically developing children.  Social scientists proffer many reasons for the higher rate of divorce, including the many time and money pressures that parents of special needs children face. But how can parents who are getting divorced protect their child during the …

Continue Reading…

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer: How Much Does a Divorce Cost?

Many people want to know how much it may cost to get divorced, and when making that determination, there are three areas of costs that should be considered:  the financial costs, the time costs, and the emotional costs.   Each of these costs should be weighed and considered when deciding whether and how you want your …

Continue Reading…

New Jersey Child Support Lawyer: Cars for Kids Now an Extra on Top of Child Support

If you or someone you know has a young driver in their family and is getting child support, or is in the middle of a divorce, then this alert pertains to them. Effective this fall, the New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Committee changed the Rules of Court and the Child Support Guidelines.   Now, a parent …

Continue Reading…

New Jersey Child Custody Lawyers: Who Gets the Kids for Halloween? Child Custody and the Holidays

For some parents, the holiday of Halloween can be just as fun for them as it is for their kids. Parents like to see their kids in costume, enjoy cheering them on at school parades, and often take pleasure in accompanying them throughout the neighborhood as they fill their goodie bags with treats. But what …

Continue Reading…

Woodbridge Divorce Lawyers: Can I Make My Husband Move Out of the Home?

Like many things within the law, the answer is “it depends.” If you or someone you know has a question about who gets to live in the house while a divorce is pending, call the skilled matrimonial attorneys at Lyons & Associates at 908-575-9777. In the typical divorce, courts generally will not force a spouse …

Continue Reading…