Monthly Archives: October 2016

Divorce Horror Story: Bickering Parents & Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Susan and Anthony’s disagreement over how their daughter would spend Halloween amped up their already fright-filled high conflict divorce, and ruined what should have been an evening of fun for their eight-year-old. Are you and your ex haunted by the … Continue reading

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Lesbian Couples and DV: Special Concerns & Solutions

According to the National Violence Against Women survey, domestic violence affects 1 in 3 lesbian relationships. And tragically, many victims remain silent. If we, as a society, have learned anything during October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it is that domestic … Continue reading

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Emergency Child Custody Orders: How to Keep Your Kids Safe in New Jersey

Are you in an urgent situation with your kids and need an emergency child custody order? In certain circumstances, including situations in which domestic violence and abuse are present in the family, the courts in New Jersey will agree to … Continue reading

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TRO To FRO: Making A Temporary Restraining Order Final

If you have found yourself in an abusive relationship and you are ready to obtain a restraining order against your abuser, you have made a smart and brave decision. The New Jersey court system stands ready to assist people in … Continue reading

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NFL: Disgusting. #WomenMatterNotBalls

If you’ve tuned into any NFL game in the past few weeks, you know that teams have been given a pink makeover in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From pink mouthguards and pink ribbons on helmets to pink pompoms … Continue reading

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Another NFL Season-Another NFL Player Tied To Domestic Violence

Earlier this year, NFL fans were shocked to learn that New York Giants kicker, Josh Brown not only was arrested for domestic violence in May 2015, but was given a mere 1-game suspension this season, following an NFL investigation into … Continue reading

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Father’s Rights: Which Custody Arrangement Should I Request?

New Jersey laws with respect to custody and parenting time are gender neutral, meaning that the courts cannot base decisions regarding custody of or parenting time with your children based upon gender. Long ago, many states subscribed to the now … Continue reading

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My Son-in-Law is Controlling: Is this a Sign of Domestic Abuse?

Your son-in-law tells your daughter who she can be friends with, what she can and can’t wear, how much she should weigh, and even how long her hair should be. Your daughter seems miserable, and you think your son-in-law is … Continue reading

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3 Common Divorce Pitfalls And How to Avoid Them

The divorce process can be time consuming, draining and expensive if you let it get out of hand. And, if you and your soon-to-be ex have children, the stakes become even higher and the battles can become longer, angrier and … Continue reading

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New Court Ruling Could Change What Happens To Alimony When A Paying Spouse Accepts A Lower Paying Job

Your former spouse was ordered to pay you alimony at a rate of $400 per week for eight years. You and your ex, with the help of your attorneys, arrived at and agreed upon this figure based on your salaries … Continue reading

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