A simplified divorce, also known as an uncontested divorce, is one in which the parties agree on all major issues such as division of property, child support, and child custody. Couples who are willing to negotiate and who wish to divorce expeditiously often choose a simplified divorce. This video explains the simplified divorce and how … Continue reading What Is Simplified Divorce?
The final divorce order signed by the judge is not a permanent one. As time goes by and your circumstances change, the divorce decree may need to be revisited and modified by your family lawyer in accordance with the laws of the state in which the divorce was filed. In order to grant a modification … Continue reading An Overview of Post-Divorce Modifications in New Jersey
If you find our discussions about family law and free New Jersey divorce consultations useful, check out these links: Did you know that, in New Jersey, alimony is often paid for the remainder of your spouse’s life? Learn more at USA Today. The New Jersey Courts have put together this PDF booklet titled Parenting Time: … Continue reading Click These Resources for More Valuable Family Law Information
Choosing the right family law attorney is the first step toward a successful and efficient divorce process. But this is also an emotionally trying time in everyone’s life—which is why The Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer believes in offering a free consultation to clients about to go through a divorce. Here are some things you … Continue reading What to Expect During Your Free Divorce Consultation
Family law is arguably the most important type of civil law that many Americans will ever encounter. Fighting for your children, marriage, or property is often better with an advocate by your side. This is why choosing a lawyer is essential to most family law matters. The following are some family law practice areas that … Continue reading Which Areas of Family Law Can a Lawyer Help You With?
This video features an attorney speaking about general principles of child custody. The rule of thumb is that a judge assigns a custody arrangement in the best interest of the child, not what is convenient for the parents. Often, main custody goes to the parent who is the primary caregiver. This parent is known as … Continue reading Family Law & Child Custody- Determining Custody Arrangements
Going through a divorce is never easy, but educating yourself about the process can make it a bit more manageable. Take a minute to look through the links below to find out more about divorce in New Jersey. You can help your kids cope with divorce with this great article from HelpGuide.com. In New Jersey, … Continue reading Learn More About Divorce and Child Custody Laws in New Jersey by Visiting the Links Below
If you are getting divorced, one of the most important matters you will need to arrange with your former spouse is child custody. There are two types of custody that must be considered: legal custody and residential custody. Legal Custody Legal custody defines who has the right to make major decisions in the child’s life … Continue reading A Basic Guide to New Jersey Child Custody Laws
After a divorce, each spouse must be financially secure. Alimony, or spousal support, is a way of giving financial assistance to the spouse who made less money. To learn more about alimony, take a look at this video. When deciding on the amount of alimony payments, courts consider the recipient’s age, health, ability to earn … Continue reading Understanding Divorce: An Overview of Spousal Support
If you’re thinking about filing for divorce, you need to have an idea of the process you are beginning. While every divorce is different, here are a few of the things you can expect. Complaint To begin the process, you must file a complaint specifying the reason you are seeking a divorce. New Jersey recognizes … Continue reading From Start to Finish: An Overview of the Divorce Process