Nobody gets married thinking they’ll get divorced. It’s why the divorce process is such an emotional and challenging experience no matter how delicately a couple tries to acknowledge that their relationship is coming to an end. Divorce can often be a long, complex, and time-consuming process because many couples have financial and personal issues that must be resolved before heading in their separate directions. That’s why a compassionate Monroe Township divorce lawyer at Smedley Law Group is available to help guide you through the legal process.
We help clients easily understand their legal rights and options during a divorce and will work with you and your family to help determine a path that best serves your needs and interests. Then, we’ll develop a litigation strategy based on your individual situation and goals for the future.
To learn more about our practice and how we can help, contact us to schedule a consultation today.
We know divorce is an emotion-driven time for many couples. It’s most important to have a Monroe Township divorce lawyer by your side who’s able and willing to help spouses see the big picture. Smedley Law Group will handle every aspect of your divorce so you can focus on the significant decisions you’ll need to make. Our dedicated Monroe Township divorce lawyer will help you:
It’s always ideal to reach an agreement with your spouse about these issues without court intervention. However sometimes, it might be difficult for divorcing couples to work reasonably with each other.
That’s where our dedicated Monroe Township divorce lawyers can help. We work to facilitate alternative dispute resolutions where a third party helps you and your spouse work through these complex issues together, the best we can.
Smedley Law Group lawyers are Certified Matrimonial Law Attorneys, a designation given by the New Jersey Supreme Court to reflect our deep knowledge in family law matters.
Our attorneys are prepared to help you no matter where you are in the divorce process, whether you’re just filing for divorce and needing to establish orders as part of the divorce decree, or whether you’re seeking to enforce or modify existing orders for alimony, child custody, child support, or restraining/protection-from-abuse orders.
Our firm is ready to fight to protect your rights and interests in court. However, our Monroe Township divorce lawyers are particularly skilled at helping our clients amicably and efficiently resolve the outstanding issues in their divorce through negotiation, reaching a mutually acceptable resolution of issues like alimony, equitable distribution, and child custody.
When you need to resolve issues like these in your divorce, it’s easy to quickly get sucked into expensive, time-consuming litigation. This is why it’s important to have experienced, skilled legal representation who can help you proceed effectively and efficiently through the divorce process.
A dedicated attorney from our firm is available to sit down with you and help you understand how issues arising in divorce matters are dealt with in New Jersey. Schedule a consultation with a qualified Monroe Township divorce lawyer from our firm today to learn more about your legal rights and options and to begin discussing a strategy that best serves your interests.
At Smedley Law Group, a compassionate family law attorney is available to help you and your loved ones handle whatever legal troubles life brings your way. No matter why you’re seeking a divorce, it’s never too early to speak with a trusted Monroe Township divorce lawyer from our firm. It’s best to have someone by your side who can answer your questions and guide you through the complex divorce process.
Contact us at Smedley Law Group today, and our trusted family law attorneys will help make your divorce proceedings go as smoothly as possible.
Monroe Township was formed in the northeast corner of Gloucester County, New Jersey. Incorporated in 1859, the Township of Monroe was first referred to as one of the “pine townships” because of the abundance of pine trees and timber in the area. The current population is approximately 35,000. Good sand and soil invited the glass industry to become a significant aspect of growth for the town. The Free Will Glass Manufacturer became the area’s very first glass manufacturer, located at the West Jersey Manufacturing. Co., which dates back to 1837.
A second industry started growing near Monroe Township, the canning fruit and produce industry, which gave rise to “the garden state” name given to New Jersey. The John Sharp Canning Co. started up in a small Monroe Township kitchen around 1870. Today the company is a leading packer of produce and operates under the Violet and Blue Ribbon brands. Later, a third industry gained popularity in Monroe Township, inviting new residents to live and work nearby. The Williamstown Foundry started in 1919, producing iron products. While the foundry eventually went out of business in the 1960s, it was integral to establishing the Monroe Township we see today. Much has happened since the founding of Monroe Township, and more will occur in the years to come!
No. Under New Jersey divorce law, the Court must serve each party with papers. The Court has control of domestic issues and can order separate proceedings for alimony, child custody, and child support, none of which need to be resolved before the Court serves papers upon all parties, and then issues a judgment of divorce that legally ends the parties’ marriage. Spouses are aware of the divorce once it’s been appropriately filed with the Court. Spouses can refuse to respond to the other’s divorce petition, but that will only cause delays and challenges, not prevent the divorce from happening altogether.
The length of your divorce can differ significantly across cases and often depends on your specific situation and desired outcome. On the one hand, a couple with no children and few assets could seek a divorce that would take little time to resolve. On the other hand, if a couple has a prenuptial agreement in place that resolves issues like child custody, spousal support, or a division of assets, it could take several months or even years to resolve.
It’s vital to have legal representation if you and your spouse are attempting to negotiate a marital or property settlement agreement to ensure that your rights and interests are adequately protected. After a ruling is made by the Court on the divorce itself, there’s typically a waiting period before the divorce becomes finalized.