Instead of moving directly to divorce, a family lawyer may suggest another option for those not quite ready to proceed with filing. Legal separation is when a married couple signs an agreement drafted by a family lawyer that declares their intent to separate. After signing this document, the couple has agreed on separation terms, but … Continue reading What Is Separation Before Divorce?
In New Jersey family law, there are no rights specifically listed for either party when a married couple separates. However, a separation agreement drafted by your family lawyer is a legally binding agreement between spouses that provides for time lived apart. Separation agreements range from simple to extremely complex and a family law attorney can … Continue reading Separation Agreements: 4 Important Facts You Need to Know
Custody is the legal responsibility for the care of minor children—those younger than 18 years old. In family law, there are two types of custody: legal and physical. Legal custody is the right to make major decisions about your child’s life, such as where your child goes to school and what type of religious practices … Continue reading What Factors Contribute to Who Is Granted Child Custody?
Would you like to learn more about the divorce process in New Jersey? Take a look at the following links for additional information on various aspects of family law: In this article, you can learn more about the circumstances in which a parent can file for a modification of the divorce order. Find out why … Continue reading Visit the Links Below for More Information About How the Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer Can Guide You Through the Divorce Process