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This week the media was abuzz with news of the demise of another celebrity marriage, this time with the separation of professional basketball player, Carmelo Anthony, from his wife Lala

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Weddings rings and large bills of money

Anthony. The Anthony’s have been married since 2010 and have a 10 year-old son. Their potential divorce raises questions about what would happen with their assets and who would get custody of their son in their divorce, were such a case to arise in New Jersey. Continue reading

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On occasion someone will ask me about the possibility of a way to end a marital relationship short of a divorce.  for instance ,is there a way to legally or formally separate?  In New Jersey, married couples do separate, but there is not a law providing for a formal, legal separation per se.   New Jersey, however, does have a provision for a “limited divorce”, which is called a “divorce from bed and board”, which is the State ‘s closest version of legal separation, as opposed to an “absolute divorce”, which permanently ends the marriage, and is what most of us think of when we hear the term “divorce”. Continue reading