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How To Dramatically Reduce The Cost Of Divorce In NJ

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on October 26, 2015

Why is it so difficult for even a highly experienced New Jersey divorce lawyer to predict what your divorce will cost?

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Topics: Divorce

How To Have Happier Children While Divorcing

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on May 2, 2015

Of all of the thousands of people that I have consulted with over the past 28 years as a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer, not one has ever said to me that one of their goals as part of the divorce action was to screw up their kids.

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Topics: Visitation, Child Custody, Co-parenting, Divorce

How To Effectively Co-parent After Your NJ Divorce When The Other Spouse Either Won't Or Can't

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on February 28, 2015

Co-parenting children after is not an easy task. In many divorce cases, there is resentment and anger in one or both parties.

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Topics: Co-parenting

NJ Child Custody

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on December 30, 2014

When I began my career as a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer almost 30 years ago, moms almost always ended up with physical custody, the parents shared "joint legal custody", and dads would usually have "visitation" every other weekend, plus wednesday night for dinner.

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Topics: Child Custody

"Can't We All Just Get Along"?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on December 22, 2014

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Topics: Divorce

Stephen Collins' Lawyer "Quits" Hours Before Divorce Trial?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on November 14, 2014

The press is buzzing about actor Stephen Collins' lawyer"quitting" the Collins divorce case just hours before the beginning of trial.

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Topics: Divorce, Divorce Court

Joint Custody In NJ Is Simply NOT Always Appropriate

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on November 8, 2014

Joint custody in NJ is way too often, in my view, a big cop-out.

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Topics: Child Custody

Should New Jersey Prohibit People From Following Others With A GPS?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on September 30, 2014

What do you think about the idea of people being allowed to spy on each other using GPS tracking devices or cellphone apps?

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Topics: Divorce, Grounds for Divorce

What Can Be Done When A Supporting Spouse Acts Like A Jerk, Abandons His Family, And Leaves His Wife Penniless?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on September 24, 2014

We all know the common line: A supporting spouse has a duty to continue to support the other spouse and children commensurate with the standard of living that the family enjoyed during the marriage.

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Topics: Alimony, Child Custody

Can You Fire Your New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Close To Trial?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on September 22, 2014

Yes.

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Topics: Divorce, Divorce Court