Spousal Maintenance for the Spouse who Sacrificed

  • by Danielle Montalto-Bly
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These days, many couples go into a marriage on equal footing in terms of education and career. However, as time goes on some couples make decisions for the “greater good.” This may mean that one party sacrifices his or her time, money and/or career to benefit the family, at his or her own personal expense. Often times it’s to have...

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Tackling the Statement of Net Worth

  • by Danielle Montalto-Bly
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After one spouse serves the other with a Summons for Divorce, the parties must figure out whether the matter will be contested or uncontested. Will the parties be able to work out the terms of divorce through negotiations, or will they need the assistance of the court to come to a determination? The most useful aid in figuring this out...

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Serving a Spouse

  • by Danielle Montalto-Bly
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After hiring a divorce attorney, one of the first things to be addressed is service. Sometimes our clients have already been served and the burden is removed. However, if a client is the one initiating the divorce, he or she is tasked with deciding the method of service. 

Depending upon whether a divorce will be hard fought or settled amicably, the...

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What is Personal Injury Law?

  • by Avi Cohen
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Personal injury law consists of injuries that arise from torts committed by another person.  The most common claim in a personal injury case is for negligence.  This is predominantly the case in car accidents, slip and fall cases, medical malpractice, construction accidents and work-related accidents, for example.  A person would be liable for negligence when he/she fails to act as...

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