An oldie but a goodie. This blog post was originally published on April 14, 2014. With Passover approaching next week, it is an opportune time to re-share and allow youContinue Reading Redefining Your Exodus: What Divorcing Couples Can Learn from Arranged Marriages
Premarital Cats Treated as Property
From time to time, we have written regarding pet custody, though there is very little case law on the issue. Historically, pets were treated as chattel (property) and courts did…Continue Reading Premarital Cats Treated as Property
Appellate Division Rules That A Court Cannot Compel Arbitration on Get Issue Absent Agreement
Get refusal is an issue to which secular courts have yet to find an adequate solution because of constraints implicating freedom of religion and the state’s prohibition against entanglement with…Continue Reading Appellate Division Rules That A Court Cannot Compel Arbitration on Get Issue Absent Agreement
Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part IV – Do You Need Experts?
One of the first things that you and your attorney will assess is whether you need any experts for your divorce case.
There are many types of experts that can…Continue Reading Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part IV – Do You Need Experts?
Trial Court Applies Wrong Retirement Standard to a Pre-2014 Alimony Obligation
I still hear people call the 2014 Amendments to the alimony statute “the new statute.” Almost 9 years later, it is no longer new. That said, since that time, there…Continue Reading Trial Court Applies Wrong Retirement Standard to a Pre-2014 Alimony Obligation
Payment for Gap Year in Israel: How to Draft Marital Settlement Agreements to Ensure it is Paid
New Jersey is among the minority of states requiring divorced parents to pay for college tuition on behalf of their children. While there are many criticisms of this particular law…Continue Reading Payment for Gap Year in Israel: How to Draft Marital Settlement Agreements to Ensure it is Paid
How to Make Co-Parenting with a Narcissist Feel Less Like Groundhog Day
Co-parenting with a narcissist can feel a whole lot like Groundhog Day. You keep trying to be civil, but you’re met with hostility. You keep trying to solicit answers, but…Continue Reading How to Make Co-Parenting with a Narcissist Feel Less Like Groundhog Day
Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
Duress has long been considered by New Jersey courts as a cognizable defense where the provision of a Get – defined as a Jewish ecclesiastical divorce – is conditioned upon a…Continue Reading Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
Beware Of These Social Media Blunders If You’re Going Through a Divorce
It’s 2023. Oversharing on social media is the norm for so many. And interestingly, social media use upticks as spouses are contemplating divorce.
A 2014 study published in the journal…Continue Reading Beware Of These Social Media Blunders If You’re Going Through a Divorce
Do I believe in Settlement? Well, It’s Not Like Sasquatch…
Recently, I was at a meeting, and the person across the table from me asked me a very thoughtful question: “Do you believe in settlement or is your philosophy to…Continue Reading Do I believe in Settlement? Well, It’s Not Like Sasquatch…