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Substance Abuse as Grounds for Divorce

An addiction to drugs or alcohol is capable of destroying a marriage. While many New Jersey divorces are granted on a no-fault basis, spouses are still permitted to dissolve their Read More

Deciding Who Gets the Family Pet in a Divorce

Many people consider their pets to be part of the family, which can lead to contentious disputes over who gets a pet when a couple divorces. Unfortunately, the law sees Read More

How Parent Coordinators Can Help Resolve Child Custody Issues

Parenting coordination can be a useful way of overcoming disagreements about child custody issues in a divorce. By this method, parents seek the help of a neutral consultant whose focus Read More

What Divorced Parents Need to Know About Relocating With Children

After a divorce, it’s not uncommon for a parent holding primary custody to make the decision to relocate with their children. Any custody order entered into in New Jersey may Read More

Dividing Property in a High Net Worth Divorce

Property division can be a contentious issue in any divorce, and more so when there are substantial assets involved. High net worth divorce cases typically involve millions of dollars in Read More

Divorcing an Abusive Spouse in New Jersey

If you've been a victim of spousal abuse in New Jersey and have decided on divorce, there are laws in place to help keep you and your children safe. This Read More

How Children’s Preferences Can Affect NJ Child Custody Decisions

Child custody is a contentious issue in many divorces. In New Jersey, courts decide custody matters according to the best interests of the child based on evaluation of a number Read More

10 Common Steps in New Jersey Divorce Proceedings

1. File the Complaint for Divorce and Answer and Counterclaim The divorce process is initiated by filing the Complaint for Divorce and upon return of the filed Complaint with a court Read More

Divorce: The End or New Beginning? You Decide.

Beginnings can start invisibly or they can be explosive. The end of a marriage will in theory always throw you into a new beginning, of course, depending on perspective. Divorce Read More

Free Consultations For First Responders and Medical Personnel

The Martone Law Group is incredibly grateful for our physicians, nurses, police officers, firemen and other first responders who are working the front lines of this COVID-19 pandemic. We want Read More

Will My Jeans Fit? And other sh*t that used to matter to me before Covid

Ironically, as heartbreaking and debilitating the impact of COVID-19 has been on our county, including my friends, family, and so many people that I love, for someone who suffers at Read More

Where is everyone at? Reasons Some Friends Abandon You During a Divorce

Divorce and separation comes with many forms of pain and loss including at times the loss of friends. In fact, the loss of friends and other close people comes so Read More

Hurting Feelings During a Divorce: To Respond or Not

No matter what your position you have in life, no matter what relationships you have, the actions of others can sometimes hurt you. This is no different during the divorce Read More

Divorce: I Did Not Sign Up For This

How many times in our lives do we self-talk and hear ourselves saying “I didn’t sign up for this? Why me?” We all tend to say or feel this anytime Read More

How to Heal From a Broken Heart?

For most of us, the loss of relationships creates heartache. This can include feelings of worthlessness, blame, incredible self-doubt, and sometimes and overall and generalized panic which causes us to Read More

Betrayal, Trauma and PTSD In Family Law Matters

“It is said that is easier to forgive an enemy that forgive a friend.” William Blake While there are many blogs and many articles which discuss the financial, custody and other “legal” Read More

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