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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Divorce for New Jersey on
Q: Pro se waived rights to marital property-Can that be reconsidered since the house was sold?
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Andrew John Economos answered on Jan 13, 2021

As with many questions, it depends. Are they divorced yet? Is there a divorce agreement specifically stating that pro se unconditionally waived their rights to the house? If the answer to these questions is "yes", then absent a showing of fraud (which is no small task), it should not be... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for New Jersey on
Q: Hello. I’ve received a motion from my ex husband to lower child support and I need to know how to respond
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Andrew John Economos answered on Feb 28, 2019

If you are able, I would first suggest that you contact an experienced family law attorney to assist you. I have seen it too many times where a litigant attempts to go it alone and receives an unsatisfactory outcome, only then to seek out the assistance of counsel. By that point, it is often too... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for New Jersey on
Q: Hello, how long would it take for me to finalize my divorce. DOCKET # FM-07-002811-18-D

I hired my lawyer in February 2017 and it is still not finalized. Last communication the lawyer did with me is January 5, 2019.

Andrew John Economos
Andrew John Economos answered on Feb 28, 2019

There is no set time frame on how long it should take. The courts strive to have your matter concluded within 12 months, but that may not be realistic depending upon the complexities of each case, coupled with the number of cases in a particular county (Essex is notorious for having heavy case load... Read more »

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