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What You Should Know About Stepparent Adoption in New Jersey

It has been said that stepparents and stepchildren are brought together by choice and strengthened by love. If you have found this to be true and would like to become your stepchild's legal parent, please read on, then contact one of our skilled adoption attorneys in Bergen County, NJ to learn what you should know about stepparent adoption in New Jersey. What you should know about stepparent adoption in New…Read More

How Do You Relocate Without Violating a Child Custody Agreement?

The average American is expected to move over 11 times during the course of their life. That process can be further complicated if you share child custody with a former spouse. If you want to or need to relocate with your child, please read on, then contact one of our skilled relocation and child custody attorneys in Bergen County, NJ to learn how you can relocate without violating a child…Read More

How Does Child Support Work in New Jersey?

Raising children is expensive, particularly in the Garden State. This can be especially true when parents are in the process of divorcing. If this process appears complex, please read on, then contact our child support lawyers in Bergen County, NJ to discuss how child support works in New Jersey. How does child support work in New Jersey? Under New Jersey law, both parents must financially support their children. New Jersey…Read More

Can I Buy a House Before My Divorce is Final?

Is it possible to buy a house before your divorce is final? This is a complex question with a complex answer. Before you can answer this for yourself, there are a few components that need to be looked at first. Continue reading to discover the requirements for a situation as unique as this. If you require assistance with your divorce, it is essential that you reach out to an experienced…Read More

What is an uncontested divorce?

Simply put, an uncontested divorce is a divorce placed on an expedited legal track. There are two main ways for a divorce to be uncontested, one being that both spouses reach an agreement without litigation, and the other is when one spouse chooses to ignore the Complaint for Divorce. Call our office today to discuss your divorce and how our firm can assist you. What makes a divorce an uncontested…Read More

What You Need to Know About Child Custody Evaluations in NJ

Oftentimes, child custody is among the most hotly contested divorce-related issues, and if you are someone who cannot agree on a custody agreement with your spouse, there is a very good chance that the court will order a child custody evaluation to help determine your custody agreement. This evaluation is not legally binding, however, judges will strongly consider the judge's determination. Read on and reach out to our experienced New…Read More

How Does Property Division Work in NJ Divorce?

If you are someone who is ready to get divorced, you are most likely concerned about whether you will be allowed to keep certain assets, such as your home, car, or otherwise. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about the equitable distribution process and how we can help you through it. Here are some of the questions you may have:…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

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

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

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