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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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Complex Child Custody: How Is “Tri-Custody” Awarded?

Can a child ever have three legal parents? Yes! As modern family configurations continue to evolve and shift, a growing number of courts are awarding “tri-custody,” or shared legal and physical custody of a child split three ways. What circumstances … Continue reading

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Chris Rock Divorce: Psychological Parent Theory in New Jersey

Does Chris Rock owe child support for a child from South Africa he and his now ex-wife welcomed into their family while they were married, but never adopted?

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What Is “Tri-Parenting”?

After the recent decision in the New Jersey custody case, D.G. vs. K.S., the new term “tri-parenting” has been getting a lot of buzz. What does tri-parenting entail? Let’s take a look.

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Kids And Divorce: Are You A Psychological Parent?

There is an interesting theory in New Jersey family law—that of the psychological parent. In today’s world, there are all different types of families. The “blended” family is becoming more and more common since the days of The Brady Bunch. … Continue reading

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