Here are some interesting facts: These are not the most recent numbers but in 2012 to 2013 there were fewer filings in almost every county in New Jersey in the family part. That means fewer couples were entering into a litigated case. In Monmouth County NJ, there was actually a decrease of 10%. Yet interestingly […]
When you want wedding bells to ring, not cannons to be shot… Collaboration or mediation is not just for a separation or divorce. You are planning on buying that ring or you just received it and the thought of spending your life with this wonderful person lifts your soul. And then…other thoughts creep in…suppose it […]
Listed below is a segment from the recent IACP Forum. The video exemplifies the importance of teamwork in Collaborative family law.
Ask yourself why you sought out either process. Remember to keep that reason foremost in your mind. Be prepared to make proposals. Just saying “no” creates impasse. Your spouse cannot read your mind as to what else may be acceptable. Ask for help from your attorney or other support member, coach or financial to help […]
“Extracurricular” means outside of the regular program of school courses. It includes sports and separate lessons to prom dresses and tuxedos and everything in between. The list can be quite long and parents have to decide what is included or excluded before they decide how they will share the cost. Will one parent control the […]
Only one party needs to file in New Jersey and pursue a divorce. If parties agree to divorce, even reluctantly, they can select a process that will keep them out of litigation. Either mediation or collaboration will allow parties to stay away from the courthouse which is the most expensive way to get a divorce […]