Category Archives: Divorce – Family Law

“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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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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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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Spouse a Compulsive Shopper? Six Top Tips For Staying Sane…And Married!

Have your spouse’s shopping habits spun out of control? Here’s how to tell if your spouse is a compulsive shopper, and what you can do to help your husband or wife address a shopping addiction…before it puts your marriage in … Continue reading

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5 Sensitive Pieces Of Information You Should Always Share With Your Divorce Attorney

Tune in Friday, April 7 at 11 am on our Facebook page for a LIVE webinar on key information to share with your divorce attorney! Spouses going through a divorce experience a vast array of emotions: anger, resentment, sadness and … Continue reading

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Serving Legal Papers Through Facebook Allowed By New Jersey Court

The New Jersey family court in Morris County recently confirmed what many states have already permitted: using Facebook and other social media as a way to serve legal papers. Is serving your spouse with divorce papers only a click away? … Continue reading

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Becoming A Legal Guardian To Your Adult Child With Autism

When children with autism grow up and become adults, how do their rights and access to services change? In honor of April’s Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Day, let’s a take a look at what happens legally when a … Continue reading

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Transgender Rights: How to Change Your Name & Gender Marker in New Jersey

Friday, March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual awareness day that is dedicated to not only celebrating transgender people but also to bringing attention to the discrimination that transgender people face every day. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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