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Issues to Resolve in Your Divorce

  Bonnie Laube - May 1, 2017

When you are considering a divorce there are many issues that you will have and many concerns to discuss with your lawyer.  It is important to understand that in New Jersey there are statutes that control certain aspects of the divorce and case law – or reported Court decisions – that will control other aspects of your divorce.  It is essential that you are always open and honest with your lawyer and that you provide your lawyer with all of the information that y...   
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The Top 10 Issues In A Divorce

  Bonnie Laube - January 1, 2017

1.-3. Child Custody , Parenting Time, and Child Support Issues involving your children will be THE most important issues in your divorce.

No matter the relationship between you and your spouse, you two must work together in order to ensure the emotional and physical safety and well being of the children. Parents are encouraged to shelter the children from the animosity that they are experiencing and to that end, the Children's Bill of Rights was developed. (see insert...   
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Domestic Violence

  Bonnie Laube - April 15, 2017

All too often in the realm of family relationships Domestic Violence occurs and the victims feel trapped and alone.  I recently saw the poignant and moving film “Precious” and left the theater saddened by the senseless and insidious violence that all too often occurs within a home, shielded from the world.  Shielded, that is, from all except the poor victim of the violence and abuse.

In New Jersey “The Prevention of Domestic Violence Act” was adopted ...   
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Can You Get A Legal Separation In New Jersey?

  Bonnie Laube - April 2, 2017

Clients often ask me about being “legally separated” and our discussion then goes off in different directions depending on what it is the client is really asking.  Sometimes they want to remain married, but they don’t want to live together.  Sometimes they want to wait some time and then get divorced.  Sometimes they really don’t know what they want and just figure a separation happens before a divorce.
The actual answer to the question is “N...   
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What Has Happened to Alimony in New Jersey

  Bonnie Laube - April 28, 2017

If you’ve been reading the news, you know that there has been a tremendous buzz regarding the payment of alimony, also called “spousal support”. In September 2014 the Statute which pertains to the payment of alimony was amended.  It is important to note that the amendment did not eliminate alimony but, rather, it changed some significant factors to be considered when a couple is divorcing.  I will briefly summarize those changes for you but URGE YO...   
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