What Makes a Non-Marital Agreement Valid?

Many life partners will choose not to be formally married in today's day and age. They do not require marriage to commit themselves to one another. However, married couples are allowed access to various legal and financial benefits due to their marital status. Non-married couples are not given access to these same benefits. This is why non-martial agreements might be of interest to life partners who are seeking similar benefits…Read More

How Can I Get a Restraining Order in NJ?

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it is time to take action to protect yourself. You may be wondering about your options regarding gaining a restraining order in New Jersey. To learn more about this process and finding a safe and secure environment, continue reading and reach out to our experienced family law attorney. Give our firm a call today to learn more about what you can do…Read More

How Can Parental Alienation Impact Child Custody in New Jersey?

If you believe that your former spouse is badmouthing you to your child or otherwise trying to manipulate your child to fear or distrust you, reach out to our experienced family law attorney to learn how parental alienation can affect your child custody agreement. What are the most common forms of parental alienation? Parental alienation can come in many forms. The one thing that all forms of parental alienation have…Read More

How does equitable distribution work in New Jersey?

If you are facing a divorce, it is best to understand how equitable distribution works in New Jersey. Continue reading to discover the difference between marital property and separate property, plus, learn the factors courts will determine when distributing assets in a divorce. If you have any further questions regarding this process, reach out to our knowledgeable divorce attorney who will walk you through each step of the way. What…Read More

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments | What to Know for Divorced Parents

The advance child tax credit is a part of the American Rescue Plan that was signed into law in March by President Biden. The American Rescue Plan bumped the child tax credit from $2,000 to $3,000 per child for the 2021 tax year, plus, an additional $600 benefit for children under the age of 6. Half of the credit will be sent to parents in advance payments on a monthly…Read More

College Education and NJ Child Support Laws

Family courts acknowledge and recognize the importance of a college education more and more in recent years. It is not uncommon for a family court to subscribe to the belief that a child's college education is a required expense. This is a case-by-case basis and the specific amount that a divorced parent is expected to contribute toward their child's education will vary. What will a court consider when deciding how…Read More

What To Know About Cohabitation Agreements in New Jersey

When married couples go through a divorce, there are legal rights to protect each individual when it comes to child support, custody, division of marital property, alimony, and spousal support. However, when it comes to unmarried couples that live together, the legal rights of these individuals may not be as protected in the case of a break-up or other complication compared to those who are married. This is where couples…Read More

How Can I Obtain a Restraining Order in New Jersey

Feeling unsafe and worried for you and your family's wellbeing is, unfortunately, a reality for thousands of people across America. New Jersey is no exception to this reality. It is common for victims of domestic violence to be interested in filing for a restraining order to be free from this worry. If you believe you are unsafe in your own home, now is the time to take action to prevent…Read More

Legal Concerns Regarding Re-Marrying Your Ex-Spouse in New Jersey

Is it possible to remarry your former spouse? Continue reading to discover the legal logistics of re-marrying your ex and discover some recommendations by experienced divorce attorneys regarding the process. Re-marrying the same person twice in New Jersey, is it possible? After being granted a divorce in New Jersey, it is legal to re-marry an ex-spouse. It is only illegal in the instance that you are committing bigamy, which is…Read More

When will my child be emancipated from child support?

If you believe your child is old enough or has the means to support themselves, you might be interested in emancipation. If you believe your child should be emancipated, continue reading to discover the answers to the most common questions you might have regarding the topic. Reach out to our experienced attorney with any further questions you might have regarding this process. We are prepared to walk you through a…Read More

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