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Category Archives: Divorce

Co-Parenting After A Divorce

By Katherine K. Wagner |

Making co-parenting work after a divorce is no small task, given the family upheaval and stress that has occurred. New living arrangements, custody schedules, birthdays and holidays, life decisions about education, and other activities are all part of adjusting to a new parenting situation. However, with care, dedication, and planning, co-parenting can and does… Read More »

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Child Custody and Unmarried Parents

By Katherine K. Wagner |

Unmarried parents that do not live together can face certain challenges when it comes to making child custody and parenting-time arrangements. One of the first hurdles is paternity, since unmarried fathers are not assumed to be a child’s biological parent. This affects a father’s rights in NJ. Without proof or paternity, these fathers can… Read More »

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Alimony in NJ: What You Should Know

By Katherine K. Wagner |

A Guide to Alimony in NJ Questions or concerns about alimony? Call NJ divorce lawyer Katherine K. Wagner at 908-526-0099 for a consultation. What Is Alimony? In its simplest form, alimony is money paid by one spouse to another after a divorce. It’s also commonly known as spousal support. There are two main reasons… Read More »

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How to File for Divorce in New Jersey

By Katherine K. Wagner |

Five Steps to File for Divorce Spouses seeking a divorce in New Jersey must follow five general steps. This post will explore these steps in greater detail, and answer many other common questions about divorce filings in New Jersey. Gather Important Records Decide on a Reason for Divorce Prepare a Complaint for Divorce File… Read More »

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Guide to Child Support in New Jersey

By Katherine K. Wagner |

How does child support work in New Jersey? NJ Child Support Guidelines Principles of Child Support in New Jersey The guiding principles of child support in New Jersey are that children should not be economic victims in a divorce; they are instead, entities who are entitled to share in their parent’s income and parents… Read More »

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[Guide] Legal Separation in New Jersey

By Katherine K. Wagner |

Is there legal separation in NJ? If you are looking for NJ separation laws, you won’t find any. New Jersey is one of only six states without a formal separation process;  in the eyes of the State of New Jersey, a couple is either married or divorced. But executing a private NJ legal separation… Read More »

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