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How to Handle Summer Vacations With Shared Custody?

For many families with school-age children, summer changes everything. Suddenly, the days are free, which means more time to spend together. If you are a divorced parent sharing custody of your minor children, working out a schedule for the 12 weeks with no school can seem daunting. Fortunately, adequate planning can help make summer parenting less chaotic. Before planning, you…

Amy C. Goldstein, Esq. Selected to 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers List

Goldstein & Mignogna, P.A. is honored to announce that Amy C. Goldstein, Esq. has been named on the 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Firm Co-Founder Amy C. Goldstein, Esq. is a renowned family law attorney. She holds an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell and was voted one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in New Jersey by Super Lawyers….

How Does Infidelity Affect Divorce?

Infidelity is a common cause of divorce and can influence a court’s final decisions in certain cases. When a married person is accused of adultery and plans on divorcing, they cannot help but wonder how things will play out in regard to alimony, property division, and child custody. The answer depends on state laws, but there are some other factors…

How Is a Business Acquired During a Marriage Handled When Divorcing?

When couples divorce, the assets and debts acquired while legally married must be divided up according to state laws and court decisions. Figuring out how to split up a business shared during the marriage can be trickier than deciding who gets to live in the marital home or who gets the furniture. Some spouses lose their business in divorce, but…

How Are Tax Credits Handled in a Divorce?

When divorced parents do their taxes for the first time after a split, certain things must be done differently. If the divorce was finalized on or before December 31, it is not possible to file a joint tax return for that tax year. The biggest point of contention is choosing which parent will claim the children as dependents because this…

Can I Start Dating Again During My Divorce?

There is no law in New Jersey that says you cannot date during your divorce, but it could make divorce proceedings more difficult, especially if there are children involved. Some consequences of dating during a divorce could include: Your new relationship can be questioned legally. If your spouse wants to know if you were cheating before the divorce process began,…

How Are Military Divorces Handled in New Jersey?

Military divorces are different from civilian divorces and can come with unique challenges. Two of the main reasons are the constant moving around to different locations and property division. Child custody and support payments are other areas that must be addressed, often with legal help. If your spouse is a servicemember, you will need their consent to file for divorce…

How Can a Lawyer Help with Divorce in New Jersey?

While it may be possible to get divorced without a divorce lawyer, the process is time-consuming, emotionally draining, and legally complex. Having a divorce lawyer who is knowledgeable and well-versed in the divorce process to protect your rights gives you an advantage. With experienced legal representation, you will still be part of the process, but with trusted guidance to avoid…

What is The Fastest Way to get a Divorce in NJ?

Even though the New Jersey process for divorce is not among the slowest in the United States, the process can seem like forever when you want to move on. So-called “quickie divorces” are not always recommended because there can be loose ends that do not get tied up. Here are some ways to expedite the process while protecting your rights…

Should I Separate From My Partner Before I Divorce?

When their relationships begin to fall apart, married couples may wish to start divorce proceedings as quickly as possible. Sometimes though, a planned separation can provide the time and space needed to look at things more objectively. Though every situation is different, a separation could also pave the way toward reconciliation. What Are the Benefits of a Separation? Married couples…