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Equitable Distribution of Assets in New Jersey Divorce

New Jersey divorce law mandates equitable distribution of marital property.  The factors for the court to consider are laid out in the statutes and interpreted in several key decisions of the New Jersey Appellate Division and Supreme Court.  If you are considering a divorce, you should consult an attorney who has experience in negotiating and litigating equitable distribution cases. 

Published April 16, 2007 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

Domestic Violence in New Jersey:  What to do as a victim

Since the passage of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, New Jersey has dedicated resources to victims of abuse and expanded the protections afforded for victims.  Victims of domestic abuse should avail themselves of police and court protection.  If you are a victim, then you should read the following article.

Published October 20, 2005 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

The standards for post-divorce payment for higher education in New Jersey

The Judgment of Divorce ends the marriage, but it does not always end the debates.  One of the most common disputes among divorced spouses is how to pay for higher education.  Sometimes those disputes end up in court.  When they do, New Jersey courts consider twelve factors when allocating the tuition burden between divorced parents.

Published October 28, 2004 by Katherine E. Howes, Esq.

Leaving New Jersey with the child of a divorce

It is not uncommon to move out of New Jersey after divorcing.  If there are children involved, then you can not just pull up stakes and move.  You will need either the consent of the child’s other parent or a court order.

Published October 26, 2004 by Katherine E. Howes, Esq.

You can put your kids through college, or you can put your divorce lawyer’s kids through college

Divorce litigation can be nasty and time consuming.  Will you risk compromising your future to win today’s argument?

Published May 18, 2004 by Katherine E. Howes, Esq.
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