Collaborative Law for Partnership Disputes

By Nicole L. Voigt, Esq., Attorney at Law The Collaborative Concept I recently had the privilege of completing a 16 hour training in Collaborative Law conducted by the Hunterdon County Bar Association. Generally speaking, Collaborative Law is an emerging area of alternative dispute resolution. In

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Collaborative Mediation and Family Disputes

By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. Esq. During this month, I have joined a team of presenters in teaching a four session course on Collaborative Law, sponsored by the Hunterdon County Bar Association. The course presents basic training for lawyers and other professionals who wish to

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Modification of Child Support

What is child support? Child support is financial support that one party, the “Obligor,” pays to the other party, the “Obligee,” for the support of their child/children.  Child support is calculated pursuant to the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines, based upon the parties’ respective incomes,

By |2019-08-23T08:13:01-04:00November 18th, 2013|Mediation|

New Jersey Changes Child Support Guidelines

The State of New Jersey adopted Child Support Guidelines in 1986 to create consistency in its child support awards.  Pursuant to the Family Support Act of 1988, states are required to review their Guidelines every four years to assure that the awards accurately reflect current

By |2015-02-22T21:22:32-04:00September 25th, 2013|Mediation|

The Financial Cost of Divorce

At the conclusion of the initial consultation with a perspective new divorce client, after listening carefully to the client’s concerns and discussing that client’s particular circumstances and how he or she may wish to proceed, inevitably at the end of our session I am asked

By |2019-08-23T08:26:07-04:00July 26th, 2013|Mediation|