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March 2017 Archives

Oulets available for victims of domestic violence in New Jersey

Many individuals across the country have been the victim of abuse at some point in their lives. Domestic violence is a serious issue that can leave victims physically and emotionally battered, or worse. Although efforts have been made to promote available assistance in recent years, some victims in New Jersey may still be afraid to step forward, fearing such an act will have unforeseen consequences.

Divorce and taxes

Taxes play an important role in the daily lives of many individuals. In addition to taxes on income, one must consider tax implications on a variety of decisions that he or she makes. For this reason, when a New Jersey couple decides to divorce, taxes should be an important consideration in developing the divorce agreement and property settlement.

Child custody and its affect on the future in New Jersey

Certain events have a way of shaping a person's life one way or another. These major life events can be challenging at the time, and how each individual handles the situation will likely have an effect on the future well-being of everyone involved. This can be especially crucial when it comes to a divorce with children involved. Parents in New Jersey may find it beneficial to focus on making decisions during child custody negotiations that will create an environment in which a child can thrive.

Higher divorce rate in second marriages in New Jersey

Many individuals who have been through the difficult process of dissolving a relationship have made the decision to remarry. A person in New Jersey may believe that previous experience will help him or her be more prepared for the second marriage, but there are various factors that can take a toll on a new relationship. Recent studies indicate that second marriages have a higher divorce rate than the first.