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A report to Child Protective Services can wreak havoc on your life. As its name states, the agency is in place to protect children and investigate claims into child abuse and neglect. Most reports are filed in good faith and with the intention of helping a child. However, some people abuse the agency. In many […]

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, […]

Russian nesting dolls

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 […]

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 […]

Mother who lived in Italy with her son sought to modify an Italian Consent order as to the amount of child support and contribution to college expenses because the divorce having incurred in N.J, and the father living in N.J.. The Gourvitz firm contended that Order in Italy which “modified and replaced” the earlier N.J. […]

A New Jersey family law judge in the Mantle v. Mantle case refused to enforce a consent agreement which provided an indefinite ban on such activity. absent any evidence of inappropriate conduct. recognizing the changing societal morays of the 1970’s the judge said each case must be evaluated: 1. How long the parties have lived […]