Point Pleasant Beach is one of the most popular locations at the Jersey Shore. In the summer months the population of both Point Pleasant Borough and Point Pleasant Beach increases exponentially. Point Pleasant Beach is known for its mile long boardwalk, amusement rides and Jenkinson's Arcade and Aquarium. Over 43% of all residents of Point Pleasant Beach and Point Pleasant Borough are married. Point Pleasant borders Bay Head, Brick Township, Mantoloking, and Brielle. As a prime summertime destination Point Pleasant offers numerous activities for families to enjoy such as charter boats, fishing trips, antique shops, fine dining and restaurants, nightlife, and water sports.
The Cost Benefits of Divorce Mediation
In the unfortunate event that you are having marital problems that are unable to be rectified a divorce will in all probability end up happening. There are different ways to obtain a divorce in the State of New Jersey. A traditional divorce is resolved by litigation. In a litigated divorce each parties retains a lawyer who will fight to get the best possible result for the client that they represent. The problem with utilizing this method of divorced is that it can get very expensive very quickly. Most divorce lawyers in the Point Pleasant area charge between $300.00 and $400.00 an hour. The more issues that are in dispute and the more fighting that goes on the more money the lawyers make. The average family in Point Pleasant has a combined income of approximately $75,000 a year. Without question a litigated divorce proceeding can have a devastating impact on the family's finances that may lead to either ruined credit or a bankruptcy filing.
How Does Divorce Mediation Work In Point Pleasant?
Point Pleasant Divorce Mediation may be a better alternative for divorcing couples. In divorce mediation the most mediator do not require any upfront retainer monies — you merely pay the mediator his or her hourly rate on an as you go basis. This is unlike a litigated divorce wherein the divorce lawyers typically request retainers of $5,000 before undertaking representation on your behalf. Another tangible benefit of divorce mediation is that the parties maintain the ultimate control over the outcome. Nothing can get finalized in a divorce mediation unless both parties agree. Divorce litigation is completely different in that a Judge will decide all of the unresolved issues. How divorce mediation works is that the couple meets with a Point Pleasant Divorce Mediator, who serves as a neutral third party. The mediator interviews the parties, ascertains all of the relevant information, and assist the parties in crafting a mutually agreeable, comprehensive settlement agreement that resolves all the issues. At the conclusion of the mediation the parties are then able to finalize their divorce on an expedited uncontested basis.
Point Pleasant Divorce Mediator
Vincent C. DeLuca, Esq. has been successfully mediating divorces for many years. Mr. DeLuca has over 23 years of experience and has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. He has also been certified as an economic mediator by the Courts. Mr. DeLuca mediates hundreds of cases on an annual basis and is often selected by both Judges and divorce lawyers to assist in resoling difficult cases.