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4 Lessons for Dating After Divorce

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

After the emotional roller coaster of a divorce, settling into a new normal can come as a relief. Starting to date again may be a key step that helps you move forward. However, there are plenty of things you can do when you start dating after divorce that can torpedo the experience. Here are some hard-learned lessons from others who …

What Questions Should I Ask a Divorce Attorney?

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

A divorce can be a long road; you and your attorney will be working together for the length of the proceeding, anywhere from six weeks to a year, and possibly after that if the order needs enforcement action. Having a good rapport with your attorney ensures you will communicate effectively, easing the process and helping to ensure you are working …

How to Let Your Spouse Know You Are Filing for Divorce

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

If you are thinking about filing for divorce, it’s important to know how to let your spouse know it. In some couples, the idea of divorce may be in one partner’s mind, but far from the other’s. In others, there may be dissatisfaction or even counseling and separation, but not an agreement on divorce. There are two aspects to letting …

Why You Should Consider Postponing Your Divorce

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney, Matrimonial

Bergen County divorce lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a founding partner at the NY & NJ law firm of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. Mr. Goldhamer was selected by the prestigious Superlawyers.com as a “Super Lawyer” in 2014 for his work in matrimonial law and estate law. Mr. Goldhamer also keeps busy with teaching, lecturing, charity work and as a guest on various …

Why Prenuptial Agreements Drafted Prior to 2019 Are in Jeopardy

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

New York & New Jersey divorce lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a co-founding partner at the law firm of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. When not practicing matrimonial and estate law in NY & NJ, Mr. Goldhamer packs a busy schedule with charitable efforts, lecturing, TV & radio appearances and more. Paul was named a “Super Lawyer” by Superlawyers.com in 2014. From Paul Goldhamer, Esq.: …

Timeframe for Divorce: How Long Does It Take?

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

Deciding to initiate the divorce process is a major step, regardless if you and your soon-to-be ex are on good terms or not. While most couples facing the end of a marriage want to move on with their lives as swiftly as possible, there are several factors that will determine the length of a divorce proceeding, such as where you …

New Jersey Divorce Rates Among Nation’s Lowest

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

Divorce is an unfortunate fact of 21st century American life. Over the past 60 years, divorce rates skyrocketed in the United States, and research indicates that nearly 50 percent of all marriages today end in permanent separation or divorce. A recent report compiled by 24/7 Wall St shows that some states are better than others when it comes to long-lasting …

How Is Child Custody Decided When Parents Live in Different States?

By MatadorAdminChild Custody, Divorce attorney

If you and an ex-spouse or divorcing spouse live in different states, you may be wondering how child custody is decided. It’s a good question, because states often handle custody very differently. Custody Generally Follows the Rulings of the Child’s Home State… Almost all U.S. states follow the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). According to the Act, …

Remarriage After Divorce: Legal Implications

By MatadorAdminDivorce attorney

It’s well known that divorce has profound legal implications. How often you see any children from the marriage, your salary, and even where you live can be affected by legal proceedings surrounding your divorce. But what about remarriage? Are there any legal implications if you remarry after a divorce? See below for the legal implications of remarriage on key areas …