August 2013 Archives | Somerville Family Law Blog
Lane & Lane, LLC Lane & Lane, LLC
The Experience To Find Your Solution
Call Today: 908-524-0788
Toll-free: 888-533-9154

August 2013 Archives

New Jersey child support: Parents who owe may get help

As many of our New Jersey readers know, it's unfortunately all too easy in today's economy to unintentionally fall behind in child support payments. One man in another state ordered to pay child support has fallen behind on his payments. He is willing, but his job does not pay him enough. Due to him missing payments, his license has been suspended and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Fortunately for this man, he was able to find help for catching up on his child support payments.

Foster care adoption rate increases in New Jersey and elsewhere

Children are currently in foster care all across the United States. Certain companies in New Jersey and elsewhere are trying to pair children with couples who are thinking about adopting, and according to new statistics, it may be working. These statistics show that the adoption of children in foster care increased over the past year.

The family law debate over alimony and spousal support

When a married couple files for divorce, it is not uncommon for one spouse to have a better income and a better capacity to support his or herself financially. In these kinds of family law cases, New Jersey courts will often order the more financially successful spouse to pay the less affluent spouse alimony. However, in some areas of the United States, female ex-spouses are banding together, asking legislators for alimony reform.

Divorce Hotel may help couples in New Jersey and across America

Divorce can seem to bring out the worst of emotions in people and represents the tail end of a relationship gone wrong. One international company is trying to change this, however, and instead want divorce to be a kind of relaxing experience. The company, named Divorce Hotel, is built on the premise that divorce does not have to be ugly; couples can enjoy a weekend at a resort while they cut their marital ties.