There are significant differences and similarities in the law on alimony in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The law in New Jersey is more presumptive of an award of alimony than it is in Pennsylvania. The court in New Jersey is more likely to equitably distribute the parties’ property equally and then order a more generous… [Read More]
Parties to a divorce in New Jersey must be aware that they cannot negotiate away the right to child support. The State of New Jersey views child support as the right and property of the child. The Appellate Division in Colca v. Anson, 413 N.J. Super. 405 (App. Div. 2010), recently held that a custodial… [Read More]
One of the greatest challenges I have as a divorce mediator is to divide a couple’s marital estate so that both parties are able to move forward financially as separate individuals. Not only is it important to allocate the parties’ respective assets and debts according to the law, but it is also essential as a… [Read More]
I had the opportunity to talk with Kate Fratti, journalist with the Bucks County Courier Times, about how couples can divorce with grace. Check out the article in Friday’s Bucks County Courier Times or click here to read online. Handling Divorce with Grace By: Kate Fratti, Bucks County Courier Times There’s no way to end a… [Read More]
I had the opportunity to talk to Amy Worden about the effect of the Rendells’ divorce on their dogs. Click here to read the story.