Gun Violence and Domestic Violence Bergen County NJ

Serving Clients across Northern New Jersey with offices conveniently located in Hackensack and Whippany According to a 2016 report by Everytown, 4.5 million women in the United States have had an intimate partner threaten them with a gun.  The Center for Disease Controls reports that 53% of the killings of American women are related to intimate partner violence, with a significant majority of the victims dying at the hands of…Read More

Certified Matrimonial Law Attorneys Bergen County, NJ

Serving Clients across Ridgewood, Paramus, Teaneck, Fort Lee, Hackensack, and Bergen County A “Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney” is an attorney who has been recognized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as having excelled in education, experience, and knowledge within the field of matrimonial law. For all intents and purposes, matrimonial law is another way of stating family law, which includes divorce, child custody, and child support to name a…Read More

Unfit Parents and Child Custody in Bergen County, NJ

Child custody legal proceedings can be quite complex. Consider that co-parents, mediators, arbitrators, and/or judges must all consider the unique family situation and determine what is best for the child. Whether through a larger divorce process or as an independent dispute, child custody hearings are extremely important to New Jersey parents. In some cases, one or more individuals may be considered an "unfit" parent. This is a non-issue in the majority of cases, but it has…Read More

Child Custody and Support for Unmarried Parents

When most people think of issues like child custody and child support, they think of divorcing spouses. However, it is also quite common for unmarried parents to come to child custody and child support agreements to care for their children. Many unmarried parents also fear that their legal rights are not the same as married or divorced parents in New Jersey. There are many common misconceptions about mothers' and fathers' rights when it comes…Read More

What is Parental Alienation?

Parenting can be as difficult as it is rewarding. Never is this more apparent than when co-parents are going through a contentious divorce. During this transitory period, children are especially sensitive and susceptible to believe what they hear. Unfortunately, this can lead to a situation where parental alienation becomes a reality. Parental alienation is a very serious issue which refers to a parent, guardian, or other loved one turning a child away from…Read More

Met’s Star Reliever Arrested for Domestic Violence

New York Met’s star pitcher Jeurys Familia was arrested at his home in Bergen County, NJ after police responded to a domestic disturbance call. Familia, 27, was taken into custody at his Fort Lee NJ home on Monday October 31st after alleged dispute erupted between the MLB star and an unidentified victim. Jeurys Familia, a native of the Dominican Republic, lives in Northern NJ with his wife, Bianca Rivas and…Read More

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