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A wonderful image of a new family after adopting a spouse's child in NJ
Adoption | Child Custody | Child Support

The Journey to Adopting Your Spouse’s Child

Let’s be honest…beginning the adoption process can feel overwhelming and challenging. Adoptions are, after all, legal procedures. That means official paperwork and potentially several months before becoming official. But for the parent and adopted child…that’s a small price to pay. Now, while there are quite a few types of adoptions that New Jersey recognizes, this …

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Can I Oppose Divorce in New Jersey?
Divorce in NJ

Can I Oppose Divorce in New Jersey?

Let’s be honest, Divorce can be one of the most emotional periods of anyone’s life, especially if you didn’t see it coming or don’t want it altogether. One of the biggest questions we get at our firm is: How do I stop this divorce? Can I stop it? As with most things legal-related…yes and no. …

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Annulments in New Jersey
Divorce in NJ | Family Law

Annulments in New Jersey

If you’re wondering if you can get an annulment instead of going through the process of a divorce, let’s first start with the basics, what is an annulment? A Judgment of Annulment basically states that your marriage never existed. This is obtained by filing a complaint for annulment (similar to filing a complaint for divorce). …

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Four Types of Alimony In New Jersey
Alimony | Divorce in NJ

Four Types of Alimony In New Jersey

There are four types of alimony that you may be awarded or expected to pay in the state of New Jersey. These four types are outlined below: The first kind of alimony is called Open Durational Alimony. It is awarded in marriages that lasted twenty years or longer.  It continues without an end date.  It …

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