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Jordan Gerber

Jordan Gerber’s Legal Guides

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  • Primary Custody

    Halle and Gabriel. Usher and Tameka. Steve and Alejandra. Unless you have been completely disconnected from reality this past year (a la Lindsay Lohan, NFL replacement refs and the Republican majority), these star crossed lovers immediately trigger one thought: custody battle. An...

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  • Rehabilitative Alimony

    Chances are, if youve ever been friends with (or in earshot of) someone going through adivorce, youve probably heard the following: I cant believe that *%#*, I rescued her from that dead end job she had at the (insert: salon/day care/strip club) and she hasnt had to lift a finger...

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  • Validity of Prenups, Postnups and Marital Settlement Agreements

    Life is good. Okay, maybe good is pushing it, but you cant help holding your head high with a coy smile on your face as you announce to your closest friends, Everythings been settled! I kept telling yall to stop being so pessimistic about Joe/Jane and I being able to come to an a...

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  • What to do when there is equity in the marital home

    In previous posts discussing the marital home, we touched on thecurrent trend of its classification as a liability rather than an asset; as well as exploring the option ofexclusive use and possessionin situations where minor children are involved. So, what happens if the kiddies ...

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  • How a Parenting Coordinator Can be Used to Minimize Conflict

    Chances are, unless you are one of the lucky few who has attained enlightenment, you arent planning on inviting your ex over for Sunday brunch anytime soon. (Disclaimer: this does not include the laxative pancakes youve been thinking of whipping up). Sure, weve all heard the stor...

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  • Child Custody Issues Involving a Military Parent

    You always had a thing for the strong, silent type and an unexplained affinity forcamouflage. That said, it was no surprise to your friends and family when you decided to shack up with GI Joe/Jane and start popping out little soldiers of your own. Unfortunately, for many, the dis...

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  • Temporary Support

    The words that have been rolling around in the pit of your stomach for the last six months, and on the tip of your tongue for the last two, have courageously made their triumphant debut past your lips, Honey, I want a divorce! Okay, okay maybe honey wasnt the exact term shouted a...

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  • Private School Costs

    In aprevious post, we discussed who bears responsibility for your childs college education costs. In this blog entry, lets turn back the clock and explore the scenario of who has to cough up the dough for the little rugrats education if they have yet to fly the coop. If youre a S...

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  • Settlement

    Congratulations, youve reached a settlement! You did it! The finish line has been crossed and, much to your surprise, both you and your ex are still standing (in spite of that voo doo doll you picked up on Calle Ocho, but well let that one slide). In previous posts,Who Gets the H...

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  • Commingling

    Scene One: Potential Client Smith enters Divorce Lawyers office. Clients body language shows high level of confidence, a certain swagger if you will. Cut to Interior of Conference Room- Lawyer: What brings you to my office today Mr. Smith? Client: I need adivorce. I figure we can...

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