Matters related to divorces and family law can be overwhelming and emotionally demanding in Little Silver, NJ. However, hiring an experienced Little Silver divorce attorney can help make the process less stressful. At The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, our lawyers provide compassionate, personalized legal services.
With more than 20 years of experience handling divorce and family law cases, our Little Silver divorce lawyers are equipped to assist clients with the most complex and difficult cases. They have extensive skills and resources. Our legal team is passionate about helping individuals and families seek outcomes that are in their best interest.
Our top-rated Monmouth County family law attorneys can help you with all types of cases, including LGBTQA+, uncontested, military, gray, contested, and high-asset divorce cases. We handle all aspects of the divorce, including property division, child custody, and domestic support.
Why Choose the Divorce Lawyers at The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, for Help With Your Case in Little Silver
When you are fighting to protect your and your children’s best interest, you need an experienced Little Silver divorce & family law attorney. You need an attorney with a successful track record of winning complex and challenging divorce cases.
Attorney Jennifer McCaskill is an experienced and accomplished family law mediator. She is a panelist for the Monmouth County Early Settlement Program for divorce cases. Additionally, she is an aggressive, seasoned trial lawyer who never hesitates to take a case to trial if that is the best way to protect her client.
Our Little Silver divorce law firm has been recognized by leading organizations and has top ratings from Avvo, Super Lawyers, and Rising Stars. Attorney Jennifer McCaskill leads a team of dedicated legal professionals.
When you hire The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, we will handle all aspects of your divorce or family law case, including:
- Take the time to listen as you explain your situation so we have a thorough understanding of what you need
- Explain how the New Jersey divorce laws apply in your case
- Investigate all matters related to your case
- Discuss the outcome you desire and provide straightforward legal advice regarding your desires
- Develop a strategy for obtaining a fair divorce settlement that provides for your future
- Work with you to protect your children by developing a workable parenting plan and visitation schedule
- Represent your interests during private divorce settlement negotiations, divorce mediation, and court hearings
We understand you are going through a challenging period. Our lawyers and legal staff are here to help you through the legal case so you can focus on your future.
History of Little Silver, New Jersey
Little Silver is a borough of Monmouth County in New Jersey with a beautiful Shrewsbury River waterfront. It has a population of about 6,100.
Before being settled by Europeans, the area was home to the Navesink Native Americans. The borough was established by a King’s land grant in 1663, but was not settled until 1667. Little Silver was incorporated as a borough on March 19, 1923.
Local points of interest in Little Silver, New Jersey, include:
- Turtle Back Zoo
- Jenkinson’s Aquarium
- Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park
- Sea Bright Farmers Market
- The Grove at Shrewsbury
Little Silver is primarily residential, with numerous shops, restaurants, coffee houses, recreational activities, and parks. The area offers residents a rural feel, but with the amenities they desire from a larger city. Little Silver is very family-friendly, with exceptional schools and a tight-knit community.
What Is the Typical Process for a Divorce in Little Silver, New Jersey?
No two divorce cases are alike. Each case is based on the individuals and their circumstances. Therefore, our Little Silver divorce attorneys at The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, provide personalized legal services for each client. We develop customized legal solutions based on the factors involved in your case.
The person filing for divorce is the plaintiff/petitioner, and the other spouse is the defendant/respondent. Our Little Silver divorce attorneys take care of all steps to prepare, file, and serve the divorce complaint. A divorce can take several different paths after the divorce complaint is filed.
When a spouse does not respond to the divorce complaint, we can file a motion for default judgment. At the hearing, the judge considers the evidence we represent and your request for relief (i.e., a divorce, property division, custody, etc.). The judge can issue a default divorce decree based solely on your evidence and testimony.
However, the divorce process is different if your spouse files a response or an answer to the divorce complaint. You and your spouse must file a Case Information Sheet with the court to disclose your financial status. The information is necessary for settlement negotiations.
We attempt to negotiate a divorce settlement privately with your spouse through their divorce lawyer. When a private settlement is impossible, the spouses must cooperate with the Early Settlement Panel. The panel offers non-binding recommendations for settlement.
If either party rejects the recommendations of the Early Settlement Panel, they must participate in economic mediation. When economic mediation fails, the final step is intensive settlement conferences.
Most couples agree to a divorce settlement at one of the stages in the pre-trial divorce process. If not, the court schedules a date for a trial. Both parties present evidence, and the judge makes a final decision to resolve the disputed issues.
Our Little Silver divorce lawyers at The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, are highly skilled divorce mediators. We work diligently to resolve disputes through mediation, but are prepared to take your case to trial if necessary.
Family Law Cases Our Little Silver Family & Divorce Lawyers Handle
Our Little Silver family law attorneys at The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC, have experience handling all matters related to family law. Primary practice areas our attorneys handle include:
Divorces are referred to as dissolution of marriage in New Jersey. It is the only process to end a marriage legally. Divorce actions decide all matters related to the divorce, including custody, division of marital assets, and support.
New Jersey divorce laws provide for no-fault divorces on the grounds that the marriage is irretrievably broken because of irreconcilable differences. However, you can also file on fault grounds, including but not limited to addiction, desertion, and adultery.
Parents are encouraged to work together to develop a parenting plan for physical and legal custody. The presumption is to share joint custody so both parents can participate in raising their children.
However, when parents disagree about custody terms, the court decides for them. Judges base child custody on what is in the child’s best interest.
Parents are legally responsible for providing for their child’s needs until their child is emancipated. New Jersey has standard child support guidelines to calculate the base child support obligation. Judges may deviate from the child support guidelines for numerous reasons.
Marital property is subject to equitable division in New Jersey. If the spouses do not negotiate a property settlement agreement, a judge decides what is fair for dividing marital property. Judges consider numerous factors when deciding what is fair, which may or may not result in an equal division of assets.
How to get to The Law Office of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC From Little Silver, New Jersey
The Law Office Of Jennifer J. McCaskill, LLC is located at 157 Broad St #111, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
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Schedule a Consultation With a Little Silver Divorce & Family Law Attorney
Are you considering a divorce in New Jersey? If so, contact our Little Silver divorce lawyers for a free consultation. We provide trusted legal advice and counsel as you consider your options for ending your marriage. Contact us or call (732) 747-1882 today!
Find out more about our office location. We serve through Red Bank neighborhoods, including:
- Little Silver (07739)
- Shrewsbury (01545)
- Fair Haven (07704)
- Far view (07022)
- River Plaza (07701)
- Count Basie Park (07701)
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