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Temporary Relief While Divorce Litigation is Pending ― What is Pendente Lite Relief?

Waiting until divorce proceedings are complete to receive alimony and child support can cause significant financial hardship. Pendente lite (a Latin term meaning “pending litigation”) relief can help ease the financial burden of a lengthy divorce case. Pendente lite is a specific type of support that is paid by one spouse to another during the… Read More »

Preparing for Divorce: Steps to Take Right Now

Going through a divorce can be a difficult time. However, the best way you can minimize the impact of divorce is to prepare in advance. If you are considering divorce, here are some steps to take now to help you through the process: Begin saving — You will need to have cash on hand to… Read More »

Do I Have To Go Through Mediation Before My Divorce?

In New Jersey, mediation is not mandatory in divorce cases.  If you decide that mediation is not right for you or if you tried mediation and were not pleased with the results, you have the right to go to court and have your divorce decided by a judge.  However, there is a mandatory process in… Read More »

How Long Will My Divorce Take?

If you are contemplating filing for divorce or have recently been served with divorce papers by your spouse, you may be wondering, “Just how long will this take?”  The answer is ― it depends.  Each individual case is different, and the length of time it takes to get divorced will depend upon the individual circumstances… Read More »

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