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Divorce can be a difficult process emotionally, but it’s even more challenging when a couple is dealing with high-value assets. Divorcing without legal assistance is always a mistake, but it can be financially devastating with substantial assets, businesses, trusts (on-shore and off-shore), and other complex investment vehicles. The mistake some couples make is thinking they […]

Real estate assets

Real estate in a high asset divorce can pose many challenges. A couple’s home is typically their most valuable asset. In many instances when a family is dividing, one spouse retains ownership of the primary residence. However, some divorcing couples own more than one home. In addition to making a decision about the main home, […]

Family

5 Things You Need to Know about Child Abduction and Family Law? Parental abduction occurs more than people realize. The anger and desperation felt by parents when their marriages end or when they believe they might not be able to see their child prompts many of them to take drastic measures. A kidnapping by a […]

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Mother and Daughter Allowed to Return to Russia Following Argument to Court by New Jersey Divorce Lawyers, Gourvitz & Gourvitz In this case a mother moved to the United States from Russia to live in New Jersey. Subsequently, the mother married and gave birth to one child. The marriage deteriorated ultimately leading to divorce. In the […]

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When a child is abducted by a stranger, the first thing a parent should do is contact law enforcement. They are desperate to find their child and the police are there to help. But what about when a child is abducted by a parent? Shouldn’t the left-behind parent handle the matter in the same way […]

Conflict

How Conflict Affects Your Divorce

Divorce and Conflict Conflict is one of the most common themes in divorce but it doesn’t need to be. Many families manage to transition from marriage to divorce with little to no conflict, which prevents long-term problems and reduces the impact on the most vulnerable members of the family. Most experts agree that a divorce […]

One of the most frightening occurrences, when a family is going through a transition like a divorce, is the fear that your former spouse would kidnap your child and take him/her without your permission out of the country. Making matters even more challenging is the fact that so few attorneys understand the legal process used […]

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When parents abduct their own children they often believe they are doing it in the best interest of the child. They are acting sometimes out of fear and their own selfish desire to protect their relationship with the child, but most convince themselves their efforts will help the child. Unfortunately, child abduction rarely benefits the […]

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Parental abduction during or after a divorce is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a family. Emotions run high as a marriage is ending, and often the fear and resentment that couples feel drive them to do things they might not otherwise do. This is especially true if a custody battle […]

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Return of Children Pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction When a parent is subject to an application either in the State Court or the Federal Court for return of a child, or Children who are alleged to be illegally taken from a foreign country and brought to the […]

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