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Handle custody issues in mediation to protect your children

Going through a divorce in New Jersey doesn't have to be a protracted, damaging experience for you or your children. If you and your spouse can agree to work together, mediation may be an ideal solution for handling the end of your marriage. If you both agree that your marriage is over but you can't agree about the terms for child custody or asset division, mediation could offer a path to resolution.

Children's father in heap of legal trouble over child support

It's no secret that many New Jersey parents experience various problems regarding parenting plans when they decide to divorce. All sorts of issues need to be worked out, including those pertaining to custody, visitation and child support. One father in another state knows what it's like to find oneself facing serious legal problems when court-ordered support goes unpaid.

Father of Britney Spears' sons says he needs more child support

When a New Jersey court rules on financial issues or custody matters in divorce, both parents are legally obligated to adhere to the court order handed down. In certain situations, one or the other parent may seek modification of an existing court order; however, unless and until the court grants the request, the existing court order remains valid. Former pop music star Britney Spears, whose fortune has reportedly seen a resurgence in recent years, is currently trying to resolve a child support dispute with her ex-husband.

Perhaps mediation can help solve asset problems

New Jersey spouses often encounter various problems regarding property division and assets in divorce. Since there's a specific legal process in place, and various laws that may affect a particular situation, there is no set solution available for resolving asset problems in divorce. Each case is unique and concerned spouses typically fare best when they seek support from experienced legal advocates who can help them determine their most viable options. Sometimes, mediation is the answer.

Soften the blow of divorce for children

Divorce is seldom a process without challenge. Even though the two main parties are adults, there's typically a lot of emotional baggage being brought into the courtroom with spouses, and it's not always easy to come away free of stress or heartache. New Jersey parents who want to help their kids come to terms with divorce are wise to consider how fragile kids' emotions can be and how stressful it is to have to adapt to a whole new lifestyle, especially one that no longer includes both parents under one roof.

Grandparents often have visitation rights in New Jersey

Being a grandparent is a blessing for many people. You can experience the joy of watching your own children raise kids. Seeing the next generation thrive and mature is fun and exciting for many people, and it often helps people become closer with their children as they offer support in the parenting process. However, if your child ends up divorced, your ability to spend time with your grandchildren could be at risk in the future.

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