Another Celebrity Couple Bites The Dust: Dr. Dre and Nicole Young

Although she may have dreamed of one day being a “Dr.’s wife”, Nicole Young now likely wants to “forget about Dre” and has filed for divorce after 24 years of marriage. Dr. Dre is a very rich man, reportedly worth $800 million; he is the co-owner of Death Row Records and founder and CEO of […]

Another Celebrity Couple Bites the Dust: Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

The marriage between Megan Fox (aka my doppelganger— ok, wishful thinking) and Brian Austin Green (of Beverly Hills 90210 fame) is over. Potential suitors shouldn’t get too excited—she’s already off the market. Fox is reportedly dating Machine Gun Kelly (wild guess,  that’s not his real name). Pictures have emerged of the pair and tmz.com even […]

Another Celebrity Couple Bites the Dust: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock

“But since you’ve been gone/ I can breathe for the first time/ I’m so movin’ on, yeah, yeah/ thanks to you/ now I get what I want/ since you been gone.” Recognize those lyrics? It’s Kelly Clarkson’s hit Since U Been Gone, and life is now imitating art. Kelly Clarkson and her husband have called […]

Coronavirus Made Me Realize I Want a Divorce. But Can I Get One Now?

April 15, 2020 Alexandra Rigden, Esq. According to Bloomberg.com and a variety of other sources, divorce rates in China spiked after the COVID-19 quarantine. And in New Jersey, quarantine will no doubt be a death knell for some marriages which were already on the rocks even before we began to “shelter in place” and “social […]

Family Law & COVID-19

Please join Alexandra Rigden, Esq. and Cynthia Grob, Esq. as they address some important questions and concerns for families during the COVID-19 pandemic. To access the information on resources during this time, please head here.

Stock Awards in a Divorce: Yours? Mine? It Depends…..

Oftentimes, you or your spouse receive stock awards from the employer. Those shares will vest over a period of years as opposed to all at once. The question then becomes, what happens to the stock awards which vest after a divorce complaint has been filed if the vesting depends upon you or your spouse’s efforts […]

10 Basic Rules of Testifying

Rule 1: LISTEN TO THE QUESTION ASKED While this may seem like a rather obvious rule, the majority of witnesses have a hard time following the rule’s simple instruction. Most of the time, witnesses are nervous and will be more inclined to simply “hear”, instead of “listen” to each question. A helpful technique to be […]