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How the desire for divorce is announced makes a difference

Most New Jersey residents who have been through a divorce know that announcing the intention to end a marriage is never easy. The reaction of the other party can set the tone for the proceedings. Therefore, how an individual announces the desire for a divorce can make all the difference.

New Jersey judge says man will only pay child support to 1 twin

The advances in DNA testing have become crucial in establishing paternity. Prior to DNA testing, a man could be declared the legal father of a child only to find out years later that he was not the biological father, after paying thousands of dollars in child support and investing his heart in a child. A recent case here in New Jersey put a spotlight on the importance of verifying that a man is the biological father of a child.

Can joint child custody help kids adjust to divorce?

In many cases, New Jersey couples realize that they are not compatible as husbands and wives but acknowledge that their ex-spouses are good and loving parents. Just because their relationships as couples are over does not mean that their relationships as parents are ending. These mothers and fathers can negotiate child custody arrangements that give them as much time with their children as possible.

What role does Facebook play in a New Jersey divorce?

The reasons why New Jersey couples divorce are as plentiful as the reasons why they get married. However, some of the reasons why couples divorce are more prolific than others, and one that seems to be gaining ground is Facebook. A survey indicates that the social media site is playing a larger role in divorces than anyone -- most likely including its founder Mark Zuckerberg -- could have predicted.