parenting

10/25/2016

Parallel Parenting: A Solution for Shared Child Custody

Parenting is one of the most important issues to settle during a divorce. It can also be one of the most difficult. Parents often have conflicting ideas about how to raise children and these differences become even more obvious when the marriage ends. There are several options for parenting agreements that can be effective and allow the children to have a stable, healthy environment to grow up in.

Co-Owning/Sharing Property After Divorce

10/12/2016

The Possibility of Co-Owning or Sharing Property After Divorce

During a divorce proceeding, marital assets are divided between the two parties. New Jersey law states that all property acquired during a marriage is marital property regardless of how it is titled. The courts also follow a policy of equitable distribution of those assets.

What is Family Collaborative Law?

10/3/2016

What is Collaborative Law? An Introduction to our Collaborative Law Blog Series

If you haven’t heard about it already, “Collaborative Law” has become a hot topic among divorcing spouses.  To assist people in determining whether it’s an appropriate option for them, Ruvolo Law Group, LLC, will be publishing a series of blogs about Collaborative Law.  The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of the Collaborative Law process.  In future blogs, we will more closely examine various aspects of this process, such as the Participation Agreement, the cost of neutral collaborative

bird nest

7/26/2016

Bird’s Nest Custody: A Potential Option That May Be Better for the Kids

Divorce can be a difficult time for both parents and children; the upheaval and sense of instability that children may experience can be particularly challenging. While children often benefit from being able to spend plenty of time with both parents, going back and forth between their homes can take its toll. Even worse, neither of those homes may be familiar to them.

prenup

7/21/2016

Spousal Support - Are You Entitled To It?

Divorce can be difficult in multiple ways - physically, emotionally and often times financially. If the fear of financial hardship is preventing you from seeking a divorce, contact one of our experienced divorce attorneys in North Jersey to discuss your options. You may be entitled to spousal support from your partner, which could ease some of the stress of the divorce and allow you to move forward.

4/5/2016

Divorce and Children - Infographic

Divorce is extremely common and often times inevitable. It is important to understand the potential risks, but also preliminary measures necessary to prevent or minimize negative effects to your child's well being throughout the break up. We have compiled data into this informative infographic to better understand what to expect in the event of a divorce involving a child.

Divorce Attorneys

1/13/2016

The Flat Fee Divorce: Don't Be PennyWise and Pound Foolish

It is a difficult decision to permanently end a marriage, whether it was a one year marriage or a thirty year marriage.  One of the chief concerns is how expensive it will be.  With that in mind, a common question that family law attorneys here is, “is it possible to get divorced for a flat fee?”  With very rare (and deceiving) exceptions, the answer is NO.

Child Support Attorney

11/11/2015

Seeking Retroactive Child Support – Protect Yourself at the Outset

      In New Jersey, it is well settled that child support belongs to the child and both parents have a mutual obligation to support their children.  Child support is calculated using the Child Support Guidelines, which is a mathematical formula that estimates the amount of money it would cost an intact family to support a child.  That amount is shared by both parents in proportion to their incomes.  In order to receive a child support award, a parent either needs to file an application for child support with the Court or reach an agreement with the other parent without C

11/2/2015

Divorce Rates Around the World [Infographic]

Think the United States leads the rest of the world in divorce proceedings? Think again! The below infographic illustrates the top 10 most divorced nations around the world.

Divorce Rates Around the World - Infographic

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