Articles

Marital Settlement Agreement

By Josephine B. Iandoli, Esquire

A Marital Settlement Agreement is a legal binding contract. It should include all aspects of all of the issues that need to be addressed between the parties. For example, it should include all of the issues pertaining to... Read more

Spouses Can Sue the Other Spouse for Emotional Distress

By Josephine Barra Iandoli Esq.

On May 3, 2010 the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court in the case of Segal v. Lynch, indicated that there was no legal impediment in permitting one spouse to sue the other spouse for emotional... Read more

Restraining Orders

By Josephine Barra Iandoli Esq.

A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) can be obtained through the Court. A victim of domestic violence can obtain a TRO by going to the courthouse during the Court's daytime hours and appearing before a judge. Another way to... Read more

The Family Court’s Case Information Statement – Part I

By Josephine Barra Iandoli Esq.

Anyone going through a divorce has heard of the Case Information Statement. Just mentioning the Case Information Statement, or CIS as it is known, usually causes anyone exposed to it to grimace. That is because, if prepared properly,... Read more

The Family Court’s Case Information Statement – Part II

By Josephine Barra Iandoli Esq.

As was explained in the first part of the series, the Case Information Statement is a financial form required by the Court. The first four pages ask about general information such as date of the marriage, date of... Read more