Will Your Home Team Break Up After the Super Bowl?

Sam Stoia - Monday, January 28, 2019
Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner. Whether you’re a regular football fan or not, you’ll likely join in some festivities. Unfortunately, your thoughts may drift to other unpleasant matters. Things not going well in your marriage? Is it your own home team that’s destined to break up? More than likely, your divorce won’t be based on your spouse rooting for the opposition. While that might ..

Worried Your Divorce Will Affect Your Parental Rights?

Sam Stoia - Monday, January 21, 2019
“Leave me, and you’ll never see your children again.” A haunting phrase, for sure. For some, it might even sound a bit more than a threat. No doubt you might be worried that divorce can affect your parental rights. For sure, it should be one of the top reasons that you seek out the counsel of an experienced family law attorney (http://www.stoialaw.com/about). New Jersey laws don’t exactly spell  ..

Is There Actually Such a Thing as Legal Separation in NJ?

Sam Stoia - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Not everyone who is unhappily married considers divorce the best option. In some religious faiths, marriage is regarded as a permanent commitment that cannot be ended. A number of couples hesitate to divorce – hopeful for the chance of reconciliation. So, what happens in the meantime? Does legal separation exist in New Jersey? You might be surprised. First, there’s the concept of a “Divorce from Bed a ..

Domestic Violence and Due Process: What You Need to Know

Sam Stoia - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
It might not seem fair. You and your husband have a few choice words. As far as you’re concerned, there’s not even a hint that you seriously intend to hurt him. Okay, so maybe you did threaten to clobber him over the head with the iron skillet. Not a day goes by before you’re served with a temporary restraining order. Meanwhile, you can’t help but wonder Aren’t domestic violence victims entit ..