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

"Can't We All Just Get Along?"

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

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 cell phone apps?

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Topics: Divorce, Grounds for Divorce

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

What "Mrs. Doubtfire" Can Teach Us All About Divorcing With Dignity

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on August 16, 2014
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Topics: Child Custody, Divorce, Divorce Court

What Does "Pendente Lite" Mean in Monmouth County Divorce Court?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on August 2, 2014

It means "temporary."

Temporary relief.

As in temporary custody. Temporary alimony. Temporary child support.

Temporary until a more detailed, more well reasoned final decision can be made.

It is important for someone going through a contested divorce to understand that there are two main phases to that divorce.

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Topics: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce

Your New Jersey Divorce & Therapy: Perfect Together

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on July 27, 2014

A good divorce lawyer can work with you and your therapist as a team.

In divorce court in Freehold a few years back, I heard a judge, in the middle of a child custody trial, ask a husband why he felt that his wife should not have custody of their 13-month-old daughter.

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Topics: Divorce, Stress of Divorce

Is There Such A Thing As A "Good Divorce" In Monmouth County?

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

With all the horror stories we hear about horrible divorces, could there really be a “good” divorce?

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Topics: Divorce

Counseling Can Benefit Senior Citizens Involved in the Divorce Process

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on July 16, 2014

The experts tell us that stress management is important to all of us.

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Topics: Stress of Divorce, Divorce

What About Separation in NJ Without Divorce?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on July 13, 2014

We hear so much about divorce and how devastating it can be, not only to the husband and wife but to their children as well. It makes one wonder whether a long-term or permanent separation is a viable alternative to divorce for some people.

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Topics: Divorce, Marriage Counseling, Separation

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