Understanding Restraining Orders In New Jersey

Categories: Divorce & Family Law

Understanding Restraining Orders In New Jersey

Domestic violence happens to both women and men from all walks of life. Commonly referred to as restraining orders, New Jersey provides protective court orders to safeguard the victims. Domestic violence victims need a line of defense. The first step is to admit what’s happening and decide to do something about it. By filing for…

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Why Should You Hire Child Custody Litigation Experts?

Categories: Child Custody

Why Should You Hire Child Custody Litigation Experts?

Fighting in court for custody of your child is never an easy situation to deal with. However, if you happen to be in the midst of a messy divorce, then it might be unavoidable. Here at Romanowski Law Offices, Curtis J. Romanowski has years of experience in the legal field and specializes in family law…

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NJ Grounds for Divorce

Categories: Divorce & Family Law

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In 2007, the New Jersey legislature adopted a law allowing for “no-fault” divorce. Today, most divorces are filed on no-fault grounds. The no-fault divorce law provides important benefits for spouses seeking to end their marriage, and, while fault-based options still exist in New Jersey, they are generally only used under exceptional circumstances. Even so, if…

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Understanding Equitable Distribution in NJ

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New Jersey is an equitable distribution state. Unlike community property states (where, in many cases, “marital property” is split equally in a divorce), in equitable distribution states, marital property is split according to what a judge deems “fair” under the circumstances. Fair does not necessarily mean equal, and determining your property rights in a divorce…

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The Recent NJ Alimony Statute – What it Means

Categories: Alimony & Child Support

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On September 10, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Alimony Reform Act into law. The Alimony Reform Act served as a significant amendment to New Jersey’s prior alimony statute, which were viewed by some as outdated and out of touch with contemporary notions of what is fair and equitable in a divorce. Major…

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Top 5 Considerations for an Effective Parenting Plan

Categories: Divorce & Family Law

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Divorce is hard on everyone involved, sometimes kids more so than the adults. But as parents, it’s our responsibility to make the transition as easy as possible for them. This means ensuring that your kids feel loved and are in a safe and secure environment. You and your ex-spouse are now in the business of…

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New Jersey Same Sex Divorce Issues

Categories: Divorce & Family Law

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Same sex marriage has been on the forefront of the news this year with the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. However, same sex marriage has been legally recognized in New Jersey since October 2013 following the Superior Court’s ruling in Garden State Equality v. Dow, which means that New Jersey is starting…

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