Find Your Happily EVEN After

The lawyer you choose is important, but what if we told you the single most important factor that will impact the outcome of your divorce is YOU.

Welcome to Carl Taylor Law, LLC
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Considering a New Jersey Divorce?

We Can Help. It’s What We Do. 

We will help you understand NJ Divorce Law, so you can learn how to set proper divorce goals and fight for yourself and/or the best interests of your children. You are an individual and we understand that means your matter is unique.

If You’re Here it Means You Really Care. We Really Care too, That’s Why We Dedicate Our Lives to This.

Perhaps you or someone you know may be going through or contemplating a divorce. You may feel scared, alone, uncertain of the future. Firm attorneys Carl Taylor, Esq., and Lisa Stein-Browning, Esq., have assisted hundreds of clients through issues similar to yours and utilize a unique philosophy in building the firm and serving clients. We also utilize an extensive firm support staff to assist clients and keep our practice running efficiently.

A Firm-Wide Philosophy of Educating Clients

We can help, but first you need to take control of the situation. That means learning what you’re up against. This website has information on practically every divorce and family law topic, including addressing the negative emotions that may arise as you go through your divorce journey.

Here you’ll find hundreds of articles, dozens of podcasts and videos, books we have written, an e-course we prepared, law guides, and links to our articles published in national and state law journals and magazines.

We didn’t outsource preparing these materials. We wrote everything ourselves. On our Podcast you’ll hear Carl discuss New Jersey Divorce law. We do everything ourselves so we can stay on top of the field and so we can be sure you’re informed. We update our site almost every day with new material to improve the experience.

You’re not alone, even if the divorce journey feels like a solitary one. What you are experiencing is common, even if it’s a first for you. We have helped numerous people through the process so our advice and our materials can help you address your concerns, gain important perspective, and learn from the experiences of others so you can make wise decisions for your future.

Our Free Book: Happily EVEN After – The Guide to Divorce in New Jersey

If you’re considering a New Jersey divorce or Family Law action you should first learn about the process.  Our 200+ page book is the starting point for how to successfully navigate your New Jersey Divorce. Click here to request a free E-Book version or call 908-237-3096 to request a Free print copy of the book.  

Below is our “Divorce Zones”—specific areas of learning available to you. So take your time, read up, and see how you can get to your Happily EVEN After.

Or Click here first if you’d prefer more basic information found in our frequently asked questions section.

The Alimony Zone – Click Here to Learn about spousal support, how it may impact your divorce, how to modify it after the fact, and everything else you could want to know about alimony.

Child Support Law Zone –Click here to learn all about how child support and other child expenses are calculated in New Jersey. If you have children you don’t want to miss this important area of the law addressing how to calculate child support, how to get reimbursed for extracurricular activities and college, how to emancipate a grown child, unreimbursed medical expenses, and more. Learn about it all in the Child Support Law Zone.

Custody and Parenting Time Zone – Click here to learn all about New Jersey Custody and Parenting Time Law. We all agree, nothing in life is more important than our children. Co-parenting can be difficult even in an intact family, but in a contested divorce can lead to serious issues of contested custody. Learn how to protect your children’s best interests, learn about grandparent’s rights and paternity law issues, learn how to co-parent, and how to handle contested custody issues in the Custody and Parenting Time Zone.

Divorce Procedure Zone – Click here to learn all about New Jersey Divorce Process and Procedure. Whether you retain a lawyer or not you’ll want to know the nuts and bolts about what goes into a contested or uncontested divorce matter. This is the zone that shows you all of the court dates, paperwork, and general procedural considerations that go into a New Jersey Divorce.

Domestic Violence Law Zone – Click here to learn about domestic violence law and restraining orders in New Jersey. Unfortunately some cases are not just highly-contested, they include threats of force or actual physical violence requiring seeking restraining orders. Other times spouses may attempt to use the domestic violence law to get an innocent spouse out of the marital home. Learn about these important issues in the Domestic Violence Law Zone.

Equitable Distribution Law Zone – Click here to learn all about property division law in New Jersey. How will you divide your assets? How will you handle debt? You’ll need to divide your pension, learn what assets may be exempt from equitable distribution, perhaps sell real property such as the marital home. Learn all about these sometimes complex and very important issues in the Equitable Distribution Law Zone.

Prenuptial Agreements Zone – Click here to learn all about “prenups” in New Jersey. If you’re engaged it may make great sense to negotiate a prenuptial agreement. “Prenups” can be lifesavers in a divorce or death of a party but are quite tricky to negotiate and to ensure they are binding. Learn more at the Prenuptial Agreement Zone.

Divorce Emotion Zone –Click here to learn about emotion and how it may impact your divorce. This zone serves a function sort of like a sauna at a gym. Although we are a divorce law firm and not trained psychologists or mental health experts, we are all too familiar with how negative emotion can ruin an otherwise strong case. If you’re going through a divorce or other serious family law matter you’ll need to make sure you’re of the right mindset. In some ways this may be the most important zone of knowledge on this site.

We’re people first and legal professionals second. As our clients you are the most important part of our business. We are down to earth and we offer practical advice on how to move forward.

We will be tough when necessary and are not afraid to try cases or to take aggressive stances when warranted. However, with our experience we also understand that such tactics are not necessary or even appropriate in many cases.

Divorce can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn your rights so you can work toward building your own Happily EVEN After. 

Our biggest definition of success is satisfied clients. We know that satisfied clients and word of mouth is the life-blood of our business. Below are links to off-site reviews.*

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Click Here to Learn More About Carl Taylor Law, Search the Site for Numerous Articles, Podcasts, E-Books and More About New Jersey Divorce, or call 908-237-3096 to Schedule Your Consult Today.

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*Carl Taylor Law, LLC is fortunate to have many past clients give us positive feedback about working with our attorneys. Some of our positive reviews appear on this site and we also link to third party sites for firm reviews. We therefore encourage you to learn more about what clients have to say about our attorneys on Google, Avvo, Facebook, and Yelp. Please keep in mind that the success of any legal matter depends on the unique circumstances of each case: we cannot guarantee particular results for future clients based on successes we have achieved in past legal matters. In sum, the use of reviews either on-site or off-site may not be representative of the results in all matters as cases are often fact-specific and results may vary. Our firm cannot guarantees results and such reviews are used for illustrative purposes only.