What You Need to Know About Adopting a Child in New Jersey

There are few things more mutually rewarding than adopting a child. However, if you have been considering adoption, you should understand that there are several different types of adoption you may choose from. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys to learn more about the various types of adoption available to you. Domestic Adoption: If you are looking to adopt a child who…Read More

Can I Modify My Divorce Terms During COVID-19?

In the wake of the new coronavirus, more and more people have undergone significant changes to their everyday lives, whether it be losing employment, contracting the virus, or otherwise. Fortunately, though times are difficult, in many cases, you can still change certain divorce terms, such as alimony or child support terms (even temporarily, if need be). Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys…Read More

What Should I do if D.C.P.&P. is Trying to Take My Child?

As a parent, your child's safety is your utmost priority, and you would do anything to protect your child. Unfortunately, there are some parents who do not entirely feel this way, and because of this, New Jersey has a system in place to protect those children from abusive or neglectful parents. This organization is called the Department of Child Protection & Permanency (D.C.P.&P.). In most cases, legal matters concerning the…Read More

How Can I Use an Expert Witness to Help With My Divorce?

Expert witnesses are often used outside of litigation and are not reserved for use in court only. They can help in various dispute resolution methods, including mediation, arbitration, and collaborative divorce. The value of using an expert is their knowledge, experience, and vitally, their unemotional and unbiased view of the outcome. In divorce proceedings, expert witnesses are often in the financial or psychological fields. Within the financial realm, expert testimony…Read More

How to Get a Restraining Order During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unfortunately, domestic violence cases have been on the rise over the last couple of months. Many people believe that this is at least partially due to stay-at-home orders across the state of New Jersey, though of course the heart of the issue goes far deeper than that. That being said, if you are a victim of domestic violence, you should know that you are not alone. Even though courts are…Read More

What You Need to Know About Divorce From Bed and Board

Though many other states do, New Jersey, in particular, does not recognize a formal process for legal separation. Instead, the state of New Jersey recognizes its equivalent, known as divorce from bed and board. Simply put, this type of divorce means that the couple is economically separated, however, they do remain legally married. If you are considering getting a divorce from bed and board, please continue reading and reach out…Read More

What is Gray Divorce?

In recent years, our country has seen an uptick in what is known as "gray divorce." Simply put, gray divorce refers to couples who choose to get divorced later on in life, or at least after the age of 50. Though the reasoning for such a trend is not completely clear, it is reasonable to assume, in part, that the general stigma of divorce is far less prevalent than it…Read More

Creating Non-Marital Agreements in New Jersey

Many people look forward to marriage, however, many people are also perfectly content with remaining unmarried and spending all their time with their life partner. Fortunately, you can receive many of the benefits and protections afforded by marriage through what is known as a non-marital agreement. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable Bergen County family law attorneys to learn more about these agreements and how they may…Read More

What Should I do if I am Sick With COVID-19 and my Former Spouse Cannot Care for our Children?

The new coronavirus has drastically affected the lives of nearly all Americans. People are sick, losing their jobs, and more. Unfortunately, one of the most affected groups of people by the COVID-19 pandemic is divorced co-parents. We have seen many different scenarios arise regarding parenting time and child custody because of stay-at-home orders, self-isolation, and even hospitalizations. If you are someone who has recently contracted the virus, or you suspect…Read More

Will I Lose My Stimulus Payment If I Owe Child Support?

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected all of our lives, both physically, financially, and otherwise. Fortunately, the government has recently provided a $2 trillion stimulus package. One facet of this economic relief is that many individuals qualify for a one-time cash rebate of up to $1,200 per person. This is great news for many people, however, if you are someone who is behind on child support, whether because you recently…Read More

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