Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma, P.C.
Call now to schedule a free initial consultation.
  • 908-454-3200Phillipsburg, NJ
  • 610-807-0440Bethlehem, PA
  • 908-475-2500Belvidere, NJ

Common Misconceptions of Family Law

The following is a list of common misconceptions on the issue of Family Law.

1. The mother is always designated as the parent of primary residence for the child.

2. Only men pay alimony to their former spouse.

3. Permanent alimony (now known as open duration alimony) will last forever.

4. In divorce, all assets and debts are divided equally.

5. The party who caused the breakdown of the marriage will get less at the end of the divorce because they are at fault.

6. An individual can remain unemployed to avoid paying child support and/or spousal support.

7. If the other party does not pay child support, you do not have to let them see the child.

8. Prenuptial Agreements have a negative connotation.

9. You do not need an attorney to get divorced.

Each case is unique. If you have questions about Family Law, contact the law firm of Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma to speak with one of our experienced attorneys.

THE FOREGOING IS INTENDED TO BE A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE LAW AND IS NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE A SPECIFIC QUESTION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AND SPEAK WITH AN ATTORNEY.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Our Team will help protect your rights & ensure a fair trial

Request a free consultation

Request A Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Phillipsburg Office
305 Roseberry Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Phone: 908-454-3200
Fax: 908-454-3322
Map & Directions

Bethlehem Office
84 East Broad Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone: 610-807-0440
Map & Directions

Belvidere Office
110 Mansfield Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823

Phone: 908-475-2500
Map & Directions