Ask Cassie: Back to School

“ASK CASSIE” AUGUST 2019:  Back to School Dear Cassie: I was divorced years ago, when our daughter was ten years old.  Now, she is starting her senior year in high school.  What are my ex-husband’s responsibilities to contribute to the costs of college for her?  -T.Q. Dear T.Q.:  First, you should look at the language […]

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When Private Conversations Become Public

WHEN PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS BECOME PUBLIC By: Victoria E. Paone, Esq.*  Do you suspect that your ex-spouse has been recording your conversations with him or her? Are you worried about your soon-to-be ex-spouse recording your phone calls with your children?  Regardless, it is important to know the law and what it means for you should someone […]

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Is it Domestic Violence or Rough Sex?

Domestic violence is a serious crime.  The New Jersey State Police Domestic Violence report for 2016 (the most recent available) demonstrates that there were 63,420 domestic violence incidents reported statewide, which was a 3% increase from 2015 when there were 61,659 reported incidents.  Each year, a significant portion of domestic violence complaints are filed by […]

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How to Avoid Pitfalls in Your Divorce

By:  Victoria E. Paone, Esq.                For many people, going through a divorce can be an overwhelming and emotionally taxing experience.   Our firm has compiled a list of 25 common pitfalls to avoid during your divorce action. It is my hope that clients will avoid actions which undermine their case by adhering to our list of things […]

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