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New Jersey Family Law Blog

  • Prenuptial Agreements Increase Among Millennial Couples

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 16-Mar-2018

    Prenuptial agreements, or pre-marital agreements, have not historically had the best reputation. While they may have once been viewed as un-romantic or only for celebrities and the super wealthy, prenuptial agreements have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among millennial couples and women. A recent survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, as well as previous ...
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  • Does the Court Split Everything 50/50 in a Divorce?

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 12-Mar-2018

    When it comes to divorce, many spouses express concerns and questions regarding the division of their property. Although some have been led to believe that all marital property is divided equally among divorcing spouses with a 50/50 split, the truth of the matter is that property division depends on where you live and the individual circumstances of your case. First and foremost, divorcing spouses ...
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  • Divorce Statistics: Looking Back at 2017

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 8-Mar-2018

    Divorce, like any other area of law, evolves and adapts constantly. It is also impacted by various trends, changing attitudes, and new perspectives. One of the best ways to view those changes is by viewing statistics and digging deep into what they mean. Below are a few divorce statistics from the last year and their stories: Marriage isn’t for everyone – More Americans, and especially ...
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  • Family Law Litigation: What to Expect in a Trial

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 19-Feb-2018

    In matters involving divorce or family law, including child custody and parenting time, spouses are encouraged to communicate, compromise, and reach workable agreements outside of the courtroom. While this can be a difficult process and one that requires the counsel and representation of proven attorneys who can protect your rights and interests, it often proves beneficial for families and can ...
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  • Divorce & Parenting Plans: 4 Tips to Create Workable Agreements

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 10-Jan-2018

    Parents with minor children will face a number of important decisions as they navigate the divorce process. Although working together, striking compromise, and reaching a workable agreement over child custody and parenting time can be easier said than done, it is something that can benefit children and ensure a smooth transition into a new phase of life. New Jersey uses the term “parenting ...
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  • As published by Bergen Magazine on December 2017

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 18-Dec-2017

    Article from Bergen Magazine. Click here to view full article.
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  • What Types of Assets are Divided in Divorce?

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 8-Nov-2017

    Marriages are partnerships in which property becomes intertwined and finances shared. If you are contemplating divorce, understanding how the process works and what New Jersey law has to say about the way your property will be divided is important. That’s because property division can be one of the most challenging and contentious aspects of any divorce – and one that can have a ...
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  • 3 Tips to Cope with Divorce During Thanksgiving

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 27-Oct-2017

    For most people, the Thanksgiving holiday is a time to be with family and to give thanks. Unfortunately, for individuals moving through the divorce process or for families that have recently grown apart, this time of year can be an emotional and logistical challenge. Because our New Jersey family lawyers at Moskowitz Law Group, LLC understand the holiday season can be difficult following divorce, ...
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  • Factors Divorced Parents Should Consider Prior to Halloween

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 25-Oct-2017

    As many already know, the end of the year is busy with holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, many individuals forget that Halloween is actually the unofficial start of the holiday season. Because Halloween is a holiday that is not often addressed in divorce agreements, divorced couples who share custody of their children must work together in order to decide who will care for and ...
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  • How to Create a Workable Child Visitation Schedule

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 12-Oct-2017

    Coming up with a child visitation schedule that works for both parties is rarely an easy task in divorce cases. Parents are busy with work, family, and new friends, which can make it hard to coordinate schedules in a way that works without struggle. This is especially true in hotly contested divorces where the parties are unable to agree on any of the issues. However, creating a visitation plan ...
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  • How Parental College Contributions Affect Child Support

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 14-Sep-2017

    Helping your child attend college and receive an education that can aid them in becoming productive and contributing members to society is an important part of parenthood. By law, parents have an obligation to contribute to their child’s education, and those obligations can be enforced in child support orders. However, when a child reaches adult age and attends college, parents have many ...
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  • How to Enforce a Child Support Order in New Jersey

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 11-Sep-2017

    Financial support of a child is the responsibility of both parents, whether married or divorced. If the parents are divorced, however, the judge will most likely enter an order regarding the amount of child support due and from which parent. When a judge enters an order, it is expected to be followed. Unfortunately that is not always the case. When child support orders are ignored, the other party ...
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  • Types of Alimony in a New Jersey Divorce

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 1-Sep-2017

    In New Jersey, there are several forms of alimony. These different types are usually awarded under different circumstances. New Jersey divorce courts recognize that not all divorces are the same, and will determine the type and amount of alimony based on the individual divorce case. Here are the different types of alimony in New Jersey. Temporary Alimony Also known as pendent lite, temporary ...
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  • Moskowitz Law Group, LLC Offers Divorce Services in Hebrew

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 25-Aug-2017

    Our firm is pleased to share that we offer divorce services in Hebrew. Our founding partner, Attorney Galit Moskowitz, is a fluent speaker of Hebrew and has practiced exclusively in the area of family law for more than 11 years. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and in New York, and can offer residents of these states compassionate, experienced legal representation. Galit Moskowitz ...
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  • When is a Divorce Actually Final?

    Posted By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC || 10-Aug-2017

    Due to all the legal ramifications and tax considerations that surround being both married and divorced, it is crucial that you and your spouse both understand when your divorce is finalized. Sometimes when two spouses each sign the divorce paperwork, they are considered “officially” divorce but this is really just a title. The state will only really care and make its own necessary ...
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