How Does Substance Abuse Affect Child Custody in NJ?

If you believe your former spouse has a substance abuse problem or if you have a substance abuse problem yourself, it may affect your child custody agreement. Continue reading to discover the types of child custody granted in New Jersey, how child custody is determined in the state, and what effect substance abuse may have on your child custody agreement. What are the types of child custody in New Jersey?…Read More

Can I Include Video Chats/Virtual Visits in My Parenting Time Plan?

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed our way of life, and not for the better. However, we are resilient, and we have learned to make do with the new normal. Because of the many child custody/parenting time concerns that we have seen amongst divorced co-parents in the wake of the coronavirus, individuals and their attorneys are finding new ways to spend time with their children, even if they cannot see…Read More

Tips For Sharing Child Custody With Your Ex

If you share custody of your child with your ex, and you have been doing so for a while, you may have noticed that it is not always easy. On the flip side, if you are someone who is recently divorced and is about to begin sharing custody of your child, you may be wondering what to expect. For this very reason, our firm has created this short list of…Read More

What You Need to Know About Fathers’ Rights in New Jersey

If you are a father who is now getting divorced, there is a very good chance that your top priority is retaining some sort of custody over your child. Oftentimes, fathers are worried that the child's mother will automatically be awarded custody of the child based on past rulings. While in past years, courts have leaned more towards granting mothers custody of their child, this is no longer the case.…Read More

What You Need to Know About Establishing Paternity in New Jersey

If you are a divorcing father, keeping custody of your child is most likely your top priority. Child custody battles are never easy for all parties involved, and if you have been denied paternity, you most likely have an uphill battle ahead. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about what we can do for you. What are Fathers' Rights? If your…Read More

COVID-19 Co-Parenting Disputes: Is Telephone Mediation the Answer?

This new coronavirus has affected many of us personally, though divorced co-parents are now presented with a unique set of challenges, especially when it comes to abiding by child custody agreements in the age of stay-at-home orders and the like. Please continue reading to learn more about these agreements and how our Bergen County family law firm can help you. Child custody agreements in the wake of COVID-19 As stay-at-home…Read More

How to Create a Parenting Time Plan in the Wake of the New Coronavirus

One of the most important things to any parent is ensuring their child is safe. That is why during the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many parents are wondering how it will affect their child custody/parenting time agreement. Below, our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys have compiled a short list of things parents can do to create an effective parenting time plan to accommodate their children throughout the duration of this…Read More

Appeals to Arbitration Agreements in New Jersey

Many couples who have to decide on terms of their divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and division of assets choose to go through arbitration, as opposed to litigation. Arbitration allows litigants to select an arbitrator of their choice.  This gives them more freedom to choose when and how their divorce proceedings will go. However, arbitration provides a very limited judicial review. This means that in the future, it will…Read More

Can I Modify Divorce Terms After They’ve Been Decided in Court?

As we move through life, things gradually--and sometimes suddenly--change. Though we can’t predict how and to what extent, we can almost certainly guarantee that life will change. That is why in many cases, former spouses may require a revision of divorce terms settled years, or even months ago. If you are someone who is looking to request a post-divorce modification, you must continue reading and reach out to our experienced…Read More

Establishing Legal Paternity in the State of New Jersey

There are few things more stressful for a parent than risking losing legal custody of his or her child. If you are someone who is currently fighting for child custody, or perhaps your paternal rights were denied, there are several things you should do; the most important being reaching out to our experienced Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the legal process…Read More

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