Alimony and Retirement

In Landers v. Landers, 444 N.J.Super 315 (App.Div.2016), the court considered the application of the revised alimony statute which went into effect in 2014. The parties had been married for 22 years. A Final Judgment of Divorce (FJOD) was entered in 1991. The defendant/ex-husband had been ordered to pay ‘unallocated’ support for the plaintiff and […]

What Documents Should You Start to Put Together When Planning for a Divorce?

Paperwork Stack

If you’re contemplating or going through a divorce, having the right documents ready will be crucial. Documentation often plays a big part in deciding how to split assets, determine support, and settle debts. Starting with a clear picture of your finances and legal obligations makes the divorce process smoother and fairer for everyone involved. It […]

How to Pick a Divorce Lawyer

Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be a challenging and emotional journey, and finding the right lawyer to guide you through this process is essential. However, with so many lawyers out there, the process of picking the right one can feel overwhelming. To simplify this process, here are some pointers for finding a divorce lawyer who […]

How Do New Jersey Courts Decide Alimony?

NJ Alimony

How Do New Jersey Courts Decide Alimony? Divorce is emotionally taxing. All at once you are called on to decide, seemingly immediately, the distribution of all of your assets and liabilities, in addition to considering the custody and parenting time of your children. can further escalate the stress. In New Jersey, alimony is determined by […]

Is Alimony an Issue in Your Divorce?

While alimony is one of the most important matters in divorces, not every divorce case deals with alimony. Alimony is an issue if either you are requesting financial support from your spouse or your spouse is requesting support from you. The experienced attorneys at Baker Legal Group, LLC have many years of experience in dealing […]

What Am I Paying Child Support for and How Can I Make Sure It Is Going to the Child?

Two common questions by child support payors (or obligors) are what is my child support supposed to be used to pay for? Likewise, many people who receive child support (the payee or obligee) have a similar question: What does the child support cover with respect to the child’s expenses? Whether you’re responsible for paying child […]

Things to Consider When Moving to Another State After Divorce

If you are recently divorced, you may be itching for a fresh start and perhaps a location change. Before moving to a new state, consider these three things: 1. Make Sure You are Prepared Making a move to another state after divorce may feel like the most life changing things you have done in a while, […]

Top 3 Co-Parenting Apps for Divorced Parents

Co-parenting is no easy task. If only there were apps or something that could make the process simpler. You are in luck, there are! Continue reading to learn about the top three co-parenting apps. Talking Parents: Best for High-Conflict Parents This app allows users to speak with their co-parent with the use of a hidden phone […]