Monthly Archives: May 2017

3 Tips for Negotiating Alimony

Alimony is financial support that is given by one spouse to another in a divorce. How much spousal support is paid and for how long depends on several factors including length of the marriage and the income of both spouses. … Continue reading

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“Right Of First Refusal” In Your Child Custody Agreement: What Does It Mean?

One parent having “the right of first refusal” is a clause that is a typical and usual item found in many child custody, parenting time and divorce agreements. If it shows up in yours, you may be wondering,  what does … Continue reading

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What Military Parents Need To Know About Child Custody Laws In New Jersey

Like all other divorced c0-parents, military service members who co-parent sometimes experience legal issues with regard to child custody or parenting time. Certain laws protect military parents so that they are afforded the same ability to be heard in court … Continue reading

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Do You Suspect Child Abuse? What You Must Do in New Jersey To Protect Your Children

[This is a companion blog to: 5 Subtle Forms Of Child Abuse And What To Watch Out For ] If you and your child’s other parent have recently separated your child may be spending significant overnight parenting time with your … Continue reading

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5 Subtle Forms Of Child Abuse And What To Watch Out For

Not knowing what really goes on in your co-parent’s home is one of the toughest aspects of divorce – especially if you’re concerned that your ex might be abusive.

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When Sex Addiction Leads To Divorce

Your spouse is a sex addict and has cheated on you — many times — and all your friends and relatives think that the only option is to kick your spouse to the curb ASAP. But if any part of … Continue reading

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Should Mothers Day Be Included in Your Parenting Time Plan?

Your child custody agreement may address holidays like Thanksgiving, and special events like your child’s birthday. But what about other special celebration days during the year…like Mothers Day? As we get set to honor moms this Sunday, let’s take a … Continue reading

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Can An Uncle or Aunt Be Legally Responsible to Support a Child?

Here in New Jersey, there is a legal theory where a person could be seen as a child’s parent, even if they are not the biological or the adoptive parent of that child. Under that theory, called the “psychological parent,” … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Surviving Your Husband’s Midlife Crisis

If your 50-year-old husband wakes up one morning and tells you life has passed him by, you may have visions of him zooming off in a red Porsche with a new partner half his age. Don’t panic! Your husband’s midlife … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Surviving Your Wife’s Midlife Crisis

If your wife is over 35 and seems dissatisfied with her life — and you — she may be going through that common affliction of middle age…a midlife crisis. Read on to learn the signs and symptoms of a mid-life … Continue reading

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