What happens when divorced parents disagree about their children getting the Covid-19 vaccine? 

This week the FDA approved emergency use of the Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 years old. Vaccinating children can be a controversial decision for many parents; for divorced co-parents, there are even more added layers of complexity. Namely, if one parent doesn’t want their child or teen to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, who has the legal say in what happens next? 

Let’s take a look at divorced parents’ vaccine rights and how disagreements over the Covid-19 vaccine may be resolved. Read more

Summer 2021 is Back On — Are Your Parenting Time Plans Ready?

summer 2021 parenting time plan

For many families, favorite summertime activities like overnight camp and summer vacation plans didn’t happen last summer due to Covid-19. We’re in a very different place with the pandemic in 2021 and this summer in New Jersey could feel almost back to normal. (Hooray!)

If you changed your usual parenting time plans last summer due to Covid restrictions, it’s time to check these plans over and possibly revise them (in writing) to reflect your custody schedule and parenting plans for summer 2021.  Read more

Best Tips For Divorcing A Covert Narcissist

Unlike overt narcissists who are unabashedly self-aggrandizing, covert narcissists aren’t as easy to spot because their narcissistic traits are inverted, making them appear shy and unassuming. Despite the “poor me” routine, however, the covert narcissist is often more victimizer than victim. Read on to learn more about how they operate… Read more

What A Narcissist Abuser Will Do To Try To Win You Back

narcissist abuserDoes your relationship leave you feeling hurt and confused? Do you savor memories of the good times in order to block out the bad? If these patterns feel familiar, you may be with a narcissistic abuser. In order to leave a narcissist, you first need to understand the tactics they use to win you back. Read more

Mental Illness and Divorce: Kim and Kanye

Mental illness is notoriously hard on relationships, and sadly, it may have played a role in the Kim Kardashian-Kanye West breakup. According to Page Six, after seven years of marriage and four children, Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce.  Read more

Kim Kardashian-West & Kanye West Divorce: Insight From a Family Law Expert

kim and kanye divorceFollowing months of rumored marital problems and separate living arrangements, it was confirmed Friday that Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from husband Kanye West. Read more

NJ Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: How Do You File In 2021

help for domestic violenceAre you a victim of domestic violence and not sure where or how to seek help in 2021? Get the information you need to protect yourself this winter and beyond. You can get out and you can stay safe.  Read more

How To Pandemic-Proof Your Child Custody Agreements 

Over the past year, we’ve learned that custody arrangements require great flexibility to endure and protect children and parental rights during a public health emergency.

If you and your spouse are recently separated in 2021 are creating new temporary plans for custody, you are probably wondering, how does Covid-19 fit in? Read more

New Start: Why Couples Often Divorce In January

divorce 2021When a marriage has reached the point of being irretrievably broken, a common New Year’s resolution is to not waste another precious moment with Mr. or Mrs. Wrong. Actually, so many people begin the process of divorce in the New Year that January has earned the nickname of “Divorce Month.” The first Monday in January is called “Divorce Day” because of the sudden uptick in people searching for divorce help once the holidays have ended.

Resolutions aside, there are several other key reasons why many wait until the first month of the year to decide to move forward with divorce. Among these reasons… Read more

Divorcing A Narcissist Spouse: 10 Tips To Protect Yourself

divorcing a narcissist spouseNarcissists thrive on drama and chaos, so buckle up for a possibly bumpy ride in your divorce. Don’t despair, however. You can survive your split with your sanity intact by arming yourself with knowledge. Here are 10 tips to protect yourself when divorcing a narcissist spouse. Read more