Category Archives: Divorce – Family Law

New Jersey Gestational Surrogacy Bill Step Closer To Becoming Law

Is the third time a charm for hopeful parents-to-be in New Jersey who wish to have children via gestational surrogacy? Although similar bills have already been vetoed twice, lawmakers are again trying to pass legislation that will make written surrogacy … Continue reading

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Getting Back Your Parenting Time From the Courts After Addiction

Are you trying to get your back your parenting time following addiction? Here is what New Jersey family law says about your rights and responsibilities as a parent in recovery. Note: This is second part of our special 2-part series … Continue reading

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How to Get More Summer Parenting Time With Your Kids

Summer vacation is rapidly approaching and you want to spend as much time as you can with your children during their break from school. Hopefully, you and your children’s other parent have a solid custody and parenting plan in place … Continue reading

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How To Deal With a High-Conflict Co-Parent

Dealing with a high-conflict co-parent can be mentally, physically, emotionally, and sometimes financially draining. If you don’t find strategies to manage your relationship with your ex, it only makes it more difficult to find peace of mind. Don’t let that … Continue reading

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Dangers for Divorcing Dads

Divorce isn’t easy and you are trying your best as a father to care for your kids while battling emotional upheaval that naturally comes with the divorce process. While it goes without saying that you have your children’s best interests … 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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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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