By Rosemarie Moeller: The state of New Jersey does not have a formal law which recognizes legal separation, but, there is something that accomplishes the same effect; it’s called divorce from bed and board.
By Robert S. Steinberg: The ten most common misconceptions about taxes and divorce.
The family law practitioner is confronted with the results of psychological testing with increasing frequency. The tests are generally interpreted as establishing the mental health and parenting skills of a parent.
Collaborative law is an impressive dispute resolution process that offers significant benefits for disputants in appropriate cases. In CL, lawyers and clients sign a four-way “participation agreement” promising to use an interest-based approach to negotiation and fully disclose all relevant information.
Deconstructing Electronic Evidence: What Is It in Layperson's Terms - Sources of Evidence and Electronic Evidence Procedure. (Part 1 of 2)
Deconstructing Electronic Evidence: What Is It in Layperson's Terms - Sources of Evidence and Electronic Evidence Procedure. (Part 2 of 2)
For some women of the Jewish faith there is an additional obstacle to getting on with their lives after a civil divorce. This obstacle is known as obtaining a “get.”
In this article, Dr. Beth Erickson will explore some reasons for the ongoing struggle that threatens to bankrupt the former couple emotionally and financially and make mincemeat of their children when one or the other or both seek revenge for the divorce and for all the marital woes.
Under the model rules of professional conduct, lawyers have a duty to screen potential Collaborative Law (CL) cases for appropriateness and obtain clients’ informed consent to use CL.
A variety of opinion has been expressed on how long the initial interview should last and how much detail is developed. You will have to develop your own method in this area.