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Monmouth County Child Custody Lawyer

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Oct 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

Child custody arrangements are complex because they focus on the most vulnerable, important part of the divorce process – the children of the divorcing couple. For a family, a divorce changes everything about their daily lives and routines. Living arrangements, household members, money allocation...

Certified Divorce Planner in Your Toms River Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Sep 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hire a Toms River, NJ Divorce Attorney who will Protect Your Assets Divorcing clients should be made aware of the fact that attorneys are not trained in accounting and financial planning.  A good attorney knows his or her limitations and has no issues working with a qualified divorce planner t...

Collaborative Divorce Process In New Jersey

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Sep 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Collaborative divorce is a legal process which enables divorcing couples to obtain a divorce in a manner which avoids the uncertain outcome of court and further allows the parties and their children to go through the process without the underlying threat of a contested divorce proceeding.  The co...

What is 50/50 Custody in New Jersey?

Posted by Vincent Deluca | Sep 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

When a Judge evaluates a child custody request, the first and foremost concern is what is best for the child.  This means that regardless of what is most fair to the parents, the child's physical and emotional well-being must always come first.  As a general rule, New Jersey courts presume that i...

How Will Alimony Affect My Taxes?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Sep 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alimony is a form of financial support that is awarded to a spouse as part of the divorce decree.  The intention of alimony is to help the less financially viable spouse maintain the lifestyle that he or she had during the marriage.  The amount and duration of payments depends on the former spous...

What is a Four-Way Conference During Divorce?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Sep 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A four-way conference is a meeting between the parties and their attorneys, which typically take place in one of the attorneys offices, in an effort to limit the issues of the divorce.  Divorce can be an emotionally charged process, and parties may perceive that there is more disagreement than ac...

Defending Against Alimony Reduction/ Termination Motions

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Aug 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

In New Jersey, a paying spouse has the right to request a modification or termination of alimony payments if he or she has experienced a significant loss of income through no fault of their own.  For instance, if a paying spouse has been laid off due to an economic recession, or is forced to stop...

Hiring a Mediator In New Jersey Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Aug 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

How do I know what mediator to hire in order to assist me with my new jersey divorce? The first trait that makes for an effective mediator is having the appropriate credentials.  As divorces are finalized with the courts and often times based on the law, in order to be a truly effective divorce m...

New Jersey Divorce Involving A Special Needs Child

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Aug 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

Divorce is difficult a difficult enough process.  When a special needs child is involved, the process is even more complex and difficult.  Unfortunately, one in every 26 American families report raising children with disabilities.  Some of the issues that need to be discussed and adequately plann...

New Jersey Family Court Mandated Mediation Program

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jul 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

While most couples wish to avoid the stress and cost associated with divorce litigation, out-of-court alternatives such as collaborative divorce may not be an option depending on their circumstances.  However, the family courts do encourage couples to resolve their divorce through less contentiou...

Dividing Business Interests in a Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jul 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Jersey's Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets In New Jersey, how marital property is divided when a marriage comes to an end through a divorce is governed by the equitable distribution of marital assets.  Equitable distribution of property in New Jersey includes both personal property ...

The Roll Of A Divorce Mediator’s - Brick, NJ?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jul 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

Using a Mediator in Your Divorce In Ocean County Under the New Jersey Rule of Professional Conduct (RPC 1.7), a lawyer cannot represent “adverse parties” in the same proceeding.  In divorce cases, the spouses are adverse parties, so they cannot share a single attorney.  With divorce mediation, t...

Custodial Interference In A Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jun 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most custody agreements in New Jersey designate one parent as the “custodial” parent, which means that the child will live with that parent majority of the time.  Except in extreme circumstances, the non-custodial parent still has legal custody, which pertains to the right to make important decis...

How Much Does Divorce Mediation Cost?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jun 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mediation is a cost-effective alternative to traditional divorce litigation.   Unlike a traditional divorce in which each party meets with his or her own attorney, in mediation, the parties to the divorce meet with a neutral third party, who helps them to reach an agreement on such issues as spou...

Child Custody in a Monmouth County Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Jun 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A child has a significant role in determining his or her custody arrangement after his or her parents divorce. All custody arrangements are designed with the child's health, safety, and well-being in mind. The child's age is the main factor used to determine how directly he or she may decide whi...

What to Bring to Your Divorce Consultation?

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jun 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

In order for your attorney to advocate successfully, he or she needs all the facts relevant to your case.  When a marriage ends, there are many things at stake –the parties' assets, the custody of their children, child support, and alimony.  Your lawyer needs an accurate picture of how things wer...

Funding the Divorce Process

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The divorce process can be costly, even when spouses maintain amicable relations and choose to file a no-fault divorce.  In addition to court and attorney's fees, you may need to hire experts such as a forensic accountant to valuate a business or retirement accounts.  These concerns are especiall...

A Contested Ocean County Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In New Jersey, the courts do not need to find fault with either spouse in order to grant a divorce.  A spouse can simply file a no-fault divorce, in which he or she attests that the marriage can no longer continue due to irreconcilable differences.  These divorces can be uncontested or negotiated...

What happens to Debt during a Divorce?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you hear the words “equitable distribution” you probably think about the division of your marital assets, such as your home, the cars, and the antique vase that has been in your family for four generations.  In reality, equitable distribution is as much about the debts you acquired during yo...

Brick Divorce Attorney Explains NJ Child Support

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Brick New Jersey, child support amounts are calculated under the “Income Shares Model”, which factors in the net income of both parents.  The total support amount is divided proportionately between each parent, meaning that the parent with the higher income is responsible for a larger portion ...

Certified Matrimonial Attorney - Ocean County Divorce

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is a Certified Matrimonial Attorney? Many attorneys are competent in a variety of practice areas, but are not proficient in any specific area.  This is due to the fact that the field of law is very broad, and it would be nearly impossible to know everything there is to know about every as...

What Is The Value Of A Business?

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | May 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

Business valuation is a touchy subject for many divorcing New Jersey couples. When a couple owns a business, both partners usually contribute to it in separate but equally important ways. Putting a monetary value on each partners' contribution to a jointly-run business can be difficult, but it is...

Final Restraining Orders (FRO) in NJ

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Apr 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A final restraining order (FRO) or domestic violence restraining order (DVRO) in Jackson, New Jersey can be devastating to the defendant. The restrictions imposed on the defendant can be even stricter than were originally ordered in the temporary restraining order (TRO). How Does Someone Get A F...

College Student and Child Support

Posted by Vincent DeLuca | Apr 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you were divorced in the State of New Jersey, the obligation to pay child support arose either by a decision of the Family Court if your case was not settled, or, more likely, by way of an agreement between you and your former spouse. This agreement, generally called a property settlement agre...

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Vincent DeLuca, Esq.

As a founding partner at Villani & DeLuca, Vincent DeLuca is one of only a few Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney in Ocean County, New Jersey. Mr. DeLuca has helped many clients navigate the delicate details of their own divorce. Mr. DeLuca is also a trained divorce mediator and collaborative divorce attorney. Call today at (732) 965-3404 to speak to Mr. DeLuca or one of our experienced NJ Divorce Lawyers.

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