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How to overcome stress in a New Jersey divorce

Most New Jersey residents who have divorced would agree that the process is not easy. In fact, in many situations, such as those that involve children, stress levels may soar as each issue is discussed with the hope of achieving a fair and satisfactory agreement. Divorce can be an emotionally exhausting experience; however, there are several ways to deal with such stress as one moves toward a new lifestyle.  

Are you planning to file divorce papers in New Jersey?

If you have decided to end your marriage in a New Jersey court, you are likely concerned with numerous issues. Divorce is typically no walk in a park and if children are involved, things may get quite complicated. That does not necessarily mean that every case sparks a knock-down, drag-out courtroom battle, however. There are several support options that can keep stress to a minimum.

These infidelity issues often lead to divorce

Not every New Jersey marriage lasts a lifetime. Marriages end in divorce for any number of reasons. However, in many relationships, infidelity is a deal breaker. In fact, it is often the deciding factor that prompts spouses to petition the court for divorce rather than try to stick it out and resolve their marital problems.

Woman hosts divorce party and blows up her wedding gown

Many New Jersey spouses will end their marriages this year. Every person copes with divorce differently. Some people decide they want to celebrate their new beginnings in life by hosting parties when the court issues its final decree that makes them legally single again.

Ideas to help support children in divorce

For most children in New Jersey and beyond, learning that parents are getting divorced is a disappointing experience. That does not necessarily mean that children can't come to terms with divorce in healthy ways and move on to happily adapt to new lifestyles. In fact, there are several ways parents can help their children cope in as positive a manner as possible.  

Do friends lead other friends to divorce?

Relationship analysts often write about various trends that seem to occur in New Jersey or other states. For instance, there has been much talk of late regarding divorce among people age 50 and beyond. Recent studies show that married couples also seem to have something else in common among their peers, that being this: When they see their friends getting divorced and moving on to new, happy lifestyles, they are more likely to get divorced themselves.  

Protect New Jersey business assets when marriage ends in divorce

Many New Jersey spouses own businesses together. Other marriages, however, include spouses where just one of the two is the business owner. In fact, many situations involve a second spouse who cares little or has basically nothing to do with a business. Whichever the case may be, any and all business owners are wise to take steps as soon as possible to protect their business interests in case of divorce.  

How property distribution impacts New Jersey parents in divorce

Many New Jersey households rely on dual incomes. Many others consist of families where only one parent goes outside the home to work. When married couples that include a stay-at-home parent decide to divorce, the court takes certain factors into consideration when ruling on property distribution issues. This is often a major concern for spouses who have held paid jobs for many years.

2019 tax changes will impact divorce in New Jersey and beyond

Many people in New Jersey will get divorced before the year ends. In the past, it was not uncommon for people to claim alimony payments as deductions on their federal tax returns. Anyone who had planned on doing so in a divorce that will settle after 2018 will want to update their information regarding recent tax law changes.

When divorce is contested because of financial issues

Financial problems can arise at any time in life, especially when two New Jersey spouses decide to end their marriage in court. Divorce is never easy, and if spouses do not agree about financial issues, things can get messy. This is reportedly what caused a snag in divorce proceedings for Donald Trump, Jr., age 40, and his estranged wife, Vanessa Trump, also age 40.  

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