The Law Office of Toby Grabelle Firm Overview
Can I File for Divorce If I no Longer Live in NJ? If the other party lives in New Jersey, you can file for divorce in New Jersey. The other party would have to satisfy the state’s residency requirement.
My Spouse Owns Their Own Business, Am I Entitled to a Share of it in a Divorce? If the business falls under marital property, you may be entitled to a share of the value. If the business does not have value, there is no money to allocate.
Can I Have My Spouse Pay My Legal Fees? The person responsible for legal fees generally stems from who makes more money. If the court agrees, they will order your spouse to pay for legal fees.
Can I Move Out of State With My Child After a Divorce? You cannot move with your child without the consent of the other parent or the court. If there is good reason to move, the court can be convinced and allow for the relocation.
Can I Switch Judges in the Middle of My Divorce? You do not have the right to change judges because you don’t like them or dislike what they said or decided. The judge assigned to your docket number is usually going to be the one who makes decision regarding your case.
Can We Continue Mediation Without Our Lawyers Being Present? Most mediation sessions are conducted without lawyers present. It is good to have the legal support from a lawyer throughout the process for advice.
Cash Business in a Divorce There are many times where a tax return seems to not show the whole picture of how a business functions. A forensic accountant can determine the actual income of a business. Most people avoid a court-ordered probe by using arbitration or mediation.
Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support if My Spouse and I Agree to Share Custody? Shared custody can be one of many parenting structures. You can have shared custody that is 50/50, 75/25, and anything in between, depending on the nights spent at one parent’s house. Shared custody does not absolve you ofRead More
How Is Child Custody and Parenting Time Determined? Mediation can help a couple come to an agreement on parenting time. If mediation is not applicable, the court has parenting coordinators that will work with the parties. Otherwise, the court will determine custody by examining many different factors.