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Child custody: Understand various types before heading to court

A decision to divorce typically prompts many family life changes. Child custody issues often are a central focus of New Jersey divorce proceedings. There are numerous types of custody, and the more a parent understands the legal implications of each type, the easier it will be for him or her to navigate the family justice system.

Divorce: Ex-wife of millionaire wants spousal support to end

When a New Jersey couple decides to end their marriage, it is not uncommon for financial issues to be a central focus of proceedings. In many cases, the court orders child or spousal support in divorce -- sometimes, both. A woman who has been paying spousal support to her ex-husband thinks his recent cash windfall is reason to end her court-ordered payments.

Divorce: How to protect assets re business partner's breakup

Many businesses operate under partnerships. If one of the partners is getting a divorce, it can negatively impact the other partner's business assets. Especially in equitable distribution states like New Jersey, where property is not always divided 50/50, it is critical that the non-divorcing business partner takes steps to protect his or her rights.

Amazon shares at stake in Jeff Bezos divorce

There are currently business owners in New Jersey who are preparing to navigate the family justice system. Many have filed for divorce and are in need of guidance and legal support regarding financial, business ownership and property division issues. In addition to these topics, many business owners are also parents who must negotiate a settlement regarding child support and custody of their children.

Divorce is becoming increasingly common among older couples

Since the 1990s, an increasing number of married couples in New Jersey and across the country have decided to end their spousal relationships. There are numerous factors cited as reasons for divorce among spouses age 50 and beyond. Such situations often include financial implications and other complex issues that younger spouses do not necessarily experience when they decide to divorce.

When New Jersey parents divorce, their kids might struggle

Every new Jersey family is unique although some have a lot in common. For instance, many households in this state and others include parents who hare currently preparing for divorce proceedings. Most good parents are highly concerned about their children's well-being and will want to keep several issues in mind that often negatively affect kids whose parents decide to go their separate ways in life.

Alexis Bellino addressed several issues in her divorce

When New Jersey spouses want to end their marriages, a number of decisions must be made, especially if they have children. Details such as child custody, visitation, property division, spousal support and other issues must be worked out. Former reality TV star Allexis Bellino recently achieved a divorce settlement that addressed several of these topics.

Divorce is becoming increasingly common among baby boomers

New Jersey residents born between 1946 and 1964 are part of the baby boomer generation. Cultural landmarks of this generation include a passion for rock and roll, slogans about making love not war and an overall free-spirited energy that influenced young adults through the 1960s and 70s. Now that baby boomers are ages 54 and beyond, they have added another common factor to their life experiences: divorce.

More judges ruling on pet issues as custody matters in divorce

Every New Jersey couple who files papers to end a marriage brings a unique set of circumstances to the court's attention. Divorce proceedings never unfold the exact same way twice, as each relationship is unique and though similar issues may exist between two sets of spouses, it does not necessarily mean the two outcomes will be the same. A particularly complicated issue involves pets.

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