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Divorce: a new, positive outlook

The words "getting a divorce" cover only the tip of the iceberg of legal requirements and issues that follow such a dissolution. In New Jersey, various guidelines apply to those filing for divorce, including the duration of New Jersey residency, deadlines for paperwork and other legal steps and court orders.

What are some tips for asking my partner for a prenup?

While deciding to talk to your future spouse about a prenuptial agreement in Mount Holly may not be an easy undertaking, it is in many ways a smart one. A prenup can afford you both with some financial protection in the event that you part ways at some point in the future. These types of agreements are utilized by many different types of people, not just millionaires and celebrities. Here are some tips for bringing up the subject with your partner.

New assessment tool aimed at stopping repeat violent offenders

When a partner turns violent in Mount Holly, it can be difficult to know what to do. While, unfortunately, many incidences of domestic violence go unreported, some people do turn to the authorities to intercede when a spouse becomes physical. However, even when faced with charges, some offenders are set free, opening the door for further violence to occur.

Three-way custody decisions becoming more commonplace

For parents in Mount Holly who are not married, issues of custody and parenting time are vitally important. Families nowadays come in many forms and the traditional solutions of the past may not be suitable for every situation. At The Law Office of Michael S. Rothmel, LLC, we understand that every family has its own unique situation and that receiving fair and quality parenting time is crucial to you.

Temporary restraining orders versus permanent protective orders

In cases of domestic violence, people in New Jersey have several options to achieve a level of protection from their abusers. Temporary restraining orders and permanent protective orders can be helpful tools in achieving separation from an abusive partner, but both do so in different ways.