How Will Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantines Affect Divorced Co-Parents? 

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You live you in New Jersey, but your ex lives in Delaware where you child has been for visitation over the past few weeks. Now your child is set to return from time with their other parent. But there’s just one problem you’ll deal to deal with first — COVID-19 quarantine.  Read more

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How Will Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantines Affect Divorced Co-Parents? 

COVID-19 quarantine custody

You live you in New Jersey, but your ex lives in Delaware where you child has been for visitation over the past few weeks. Now your child is set to return from time with their other parent. But there’s just one problem you’ll deal to deal with first — COVID-19 quarantine.  Read more

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4 Ways To Regain Lost Summer Parenting Time

3 Ways To Regain Lost Summer Parenting Time

The summer of 2020 is a summer like no other, and with so many cancellations, travel restrictions and continued concerns about COVID-19, your summer parenting time plans with your kids may look very different this year.

Are you missing out on time with your kids, including July 4th plans? Try these ideas for restoring lost parenting time. Read more

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COVID-19: What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Summer Camp?

What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Summer Camp?

Day camps in New Jersey are allowed to open on Monday as part of the state’s phased reopening plan. This news may be welcome relief for those parents and kids eager for a return to normal summertime activities. But for other parents with heightened COVID-19 concerns, sending a child to camp for any length of time right now may seem like just too big a risk.

Are you and you ex in disagreement over whether your child should attend newly reopened camps and other summer recreation programs? Learn about your parental rights and co-parenting options… Read more

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Preparing Your Coronavirus Co-Parenting Plan for the Road Ahead

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Based on the latest from Governor Murphy on the anticipated end for the COVID-19 lockdown, things are gradually improving in New Jersey, but we still appear to be weeks away from anything resembling a “return to normal.” 

What does this mean for divorced co-parents who have been juggling temporary changes to their child custody plans since the pandemic began? Signs point to the juggle needing to continue for now, and possibly until school starts again in the fall.

So for you and your ex, it’s a good time to check in on your COVID-19 custody and parenting time plans. Are you ready for coronavirus co-parenting for the long haul? 

As you get your game together, here are some tips and ideas for smoother co-parenting through the remainder of lockdown and beyond. Read more

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How High-Conflict Co-Parents Can Get Their Kids Through The COVID-19 Emergency

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Co-parenting with a high-conflict ex is challenging even in the best of times, but many are finding the task to be exponentially harder during the COVID-19 emergency. Wondering what to do if your co-parent is not communicating? Or communicating in ways that are adding to your stress levels? Here are some quick tips for how co-parents can collaborate during the Coronavirus outbreak. Read more

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Parenting With A High-Conflict Ex: 10 Strategies For Success

Parenting with a high-conflict ex can be crazy-making , but there are steps you can take to keep yourself sane so you can be the best parent you can be. Here are 10 strategies for success: Read more

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Parental Alienation: Is Your Ex Turning Your Kids Against You?

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Parental Alienation is every divorced parent’s nightmare. Could your ex be successful in turning your kids against you? And what would you do if this worse case scenario actually happens? While you can’t control what your ex (or anyone else) does, you can be proactive by addressing the problem directly, and minimizing the damage. Here’s how: Read more

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The Time To Plan Your 2020 Holiday Parenting Time Schedule Is Right Now! 

Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie appear to have experienced something this December that many co-parents know all too well: a big disagreement over holiday parenting time. 

According to news reports, the former couple’s custody clash ended up in court on December 23 when an emergency hearing took place. It’s speculated that a judge was called in to enforce orders allowing their sons to spend Christmas with Ritchie in England. 

Celebrity news aside, are you and your children’s co-parent experiencing your own tensions over holiday parenting time schedules? Did this year’s Christmas or Hanukkah arrangements leave you feeling like you need more time with your kids? Are you in the midst of getting a divorce and want to know how to prevent holiday parenting time turmoil? 

Here is an important tip: You don’t need to wait until it’s hours before the holiday to get your plan in place. In fact, the best time to start planning your 2020 holiday parenting schedule is right now! 

Here are three tips to get you started:  Read more

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How To Hire A Gestational Surrogate: A Step-By-Step Guide

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Thinking of building a family via gestational surrogacy? Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to help you start successfully navigating this complex process.

Note: our steps refer to the process of gestational surrogacy and hiring a gestational surrogate. Gestational surrogacy involves the process of transferring a fertilized embryo to the surrogate (also know as a gestational carrier). The surrogate’s own eggs are not used. This is the surrogacy process that is legal under New Jersey law.

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