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How to Get the Most Out of Divorce Mediation

There are few things more stressful than entering the litigation process. For this very reason, many couples choose mediation instead. Please read on to learn more about divorce mediation and how to make the best of your mediation sessions with our experienced Bergen County divorce mediators. How Do I Prepare For Divorce Mediation? You may prepare for mediation by collecting important documents, getting valuables appraised, and doing a written inventory…Read More

Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark is Open For Business

Dear Clients and Friends, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark would like to make a couple of short announcements. First, our employees, clients, and their families' safety is our top priority. Because of this, TTN will primarily be working remotely over the course of the next few weeks. However, our clients will still have full access to our firm's undivided attention as we continue representing and defending their interests. Though things will…Read More

Why You Should Never Talk About Your Ex On Social Media

With the new coronavirus become a central topic in our daily lives, and with many of us now being ordered to stay inside, social media usage will most likely see a huge uptick in the weeks or months to come. This is why we feel it is prudent to discuss how what you do on social media can drastically impact your divorce if you are going through one, or even…Read More

TTN Lawyers Named 2020 Superlawyers/Rising Stars

We're honored to congratulate each member of Townsend Tomaio & Newmark that was named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars list!Paul Townsend, Dominic Tomaio and Laurie Newmark, each of whom are co-founders of the firm and Certified Matrimonial Law Attorneys, were nominated to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list.John Clancy, Gregory Pasler, Nicole Cioffi, Kevin Ku, and Carly Steinberg were nominated to the New Jersey Super…Read More

How to Create a Parenting Time Plan in the Wake of the New Coronavirus

One of the most important things to any parent is ensuring their child is safe. That is why during the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many parents are wondering how it will affect their child custody/parenting time agreement. Below, our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys have compiled a short list of things parents can do to create an effective parenting time plan to accommodate their children throughout the duration of this…Read More

What You Need to Know About the New Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak as a prevalent issue in the country today, it is important to understand what to look out for during this time. While many compare the disease to flu-like symptoms, all people should be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease itself. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and start to develop symptoms, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.…Read More

How Can the Coronavirus Affect Child Custody and Parenting Time in New Jersey?

If you are a divorced parent, you are most likely very concerned about what will happen with your child custody terms in the midst of the coronavirus. Though these terms are made legally binding in court, if you believe your child may be in danger if you abide by those terms, there are several things you can do to help ensure you and your child’s safety. Please continue reading and…Read More

Preparing For Coronavirus

Now that the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread throughout New Jersey, the country, and the world, we need to ensure we do everything we can do halt its spread. Fortunately, for most people, the virus is far from deadly, however, this is not true for everyone, which is why you must take the necessary preparations to keep yourself out of harm's way. Some of the most important steps you…Read More

Appeals to Arbitration Agreements in New Jersey

Many couples who have to decide on terms of their divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and division of assets choose to go through arbitration, as opposed to litigation. Arbitration allows litigants to select an arbitrator of their choice.  This gives them more freedom to choose when and how their divorce proceedings will go. However, arbitration provides a very limited judicial review. This means that in the future, it will…Read More

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  •  How to Get the Most Out of Divorce Mediation
  •  Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark is Open For Business
  •  Why You Should Never Talk About Your Ex On Social Media