How do I Adopt a Child in New Jersey?

Adopting a child is one of the most selfless things someone can do for another person, and the best part about it is it works both ways. Both an adoptive parent and the adoptive child benefit from the adoption, as they form an inseparable bond unlike any other. One of the best parts about being a family attorney is helping bring families together through adoption. If you are considering adopting…Read More

Adopting a Child In New Jersey

Adopting a child is one of the noblest actions a parent or parents can take. By adopting a child, you are giving him or her the parental figure he or she has always wanted. Adopting a child is a big responsibility, but if you think you are ready, you will be doing a child a world of good. However, it is important you should know that adoption is a rather…Read More

Adopting Your Step Child in Bergen County NJ

Bergen County Adoption Attorneys Helping Clients in Hackensack, Paramus, Teanack, and across Bergen and Morris Counties NJ Adoption can be one of the most beautiful gifts that a step parent or adoptive parent can give a child. It is designed to give stable homes and good parents to the many children who may not have them.  However the process as well as the issues involved can sometimes be very complicated. This…Read More

What are Qualified Domestic Relations Orders?

Dividing assets in a divorce can carry complex tax implications, particularly when retirement assets are involved. Generally speaking, early withdrawals from qualified retirement plans such as 401(k)s and IRAs are both taxed and penalized by the IRS. That is because these plans are not meant to be withdrawn from before you are of "retirement age", which is 59 1/2 in the U.S. Qualified Domestic Relations Orders or QDRO's are a tool for…Read More

Court Issues Heartbreaking Ruling in Union County “Baby J” Case

Few things inspire as much emotion in the family law courts as child custody issues.  Whether it be because of divorce, or in the case of "Baby J"(as referred to by the courts), adoption, this issue is always one that can leave one side or the other heartbroken. Extending love to a child and having them in your life is one of the greatest joys a person can experience.  Losing…Read More

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