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 aContinue Reading Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
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
Deadlines are commonplace in Marital Settlement Agreements negotiated incident to a divorce. In fact, most Orders from the Court contain time-sensitive obligations. But, what happens when someone misses that date…Continue Reading Delay, Waiver & Law of the Case Doctrine
While many attorneys and clients are aware of basic financial issues that must be in almost every divorce agreement – alimony, child support, equitable distribution – there are certain financial…Continue Reading Payment of Yeshiva Tuition Following Divorce: An In-Depth Look
An article recently came out in the New York Times about a dynamic that tends to unfold in the context of Bais Din proceedings, where one parent leaving the Chassidic…Continue Reading Reflections on the New York Times’ “Why Some Hasidic Children Can’t Leave Failing Schools” and How Agreements to Arbitrate can Address Gaps in the Bais Din Process
If you missed Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part I, go back and give it a read before delving into Part II, which primarily will…Continue Reading Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part II
As 2022 comes to a close (who can believe it?), I find myself reflecting on the year past, and also planning for the year ahead. 2022 has certainly has its…Continue Reading Top 10 Divorce Trends in 2022
I’ve previously blogged about issues surrounding the Agreement to Arbitrate and how that may be set aside in certain circumstances. But what about a case where the Agreement to Arbitrate…Continue Reading Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part I
In anticipation of this series, I reached out to some former clients and asked them: How could you have been better prepared for your divorce?
One client told me that…Continue Reading Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part II – Gather Your Proofs
If you learn nothing else from my blog series on Arbitrations in the Bais Din, remember this one caveat: do not sign an Agreement to Arbitrate without the advice of …Continue Reading Do Not Sign Agreement to Arbitrate Without the Advice of a Lawyer