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Protecting finances is critical after divorce

Divorce can quickly take not only an emotional toll on a person in New Jersey but also a financial one. Some research studies indicate that couples getting divorced can lose more than 70 percent of the couple's net worth, on average. A couple of tips may help people to protect their financial futures following divorce.

Several complex issues may affect child support award

The divorce process is naturally stressful for the parties, even more so if children are involved as well. While child custody can be a sticking point for the parents, child support can also be a contentious matter during the divorce proceeding. A family law attorney can help people to fight for their best interests when dealing with child support.

Family law proceeding of divorce can affect credit

The divorce process in New Jersey can understandably be stressful due to the financial costs associated with dissolving a marriage. Although some expenses, such as court costs, are predictable, other aspects of finances often fly under the radar during the family law proceeding of divorce. One of these aspects is a divorcing individual's credit.

Mediation, arbitration may help during divorce in New Jersey

Understandably, the divorce process can be one of the most stressful experiences of a person's life. This is true no matter how many or how few assets the parties share and have to divide during divorce proceedings in New Jersey. Keys to success include planning ahead and making rational decisions.