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

Child Custody For Unmarried Parents in New Jersey

There are few things more important to parents than retaining custody of their children. Though in most cases child custody terms are handled through a divorce, if you are an unmarried parent, child custody is determined a bit differently. Please read on and speak with our experienced Bergen County family law attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the legal process going forward. Here are some…Read More

Divorce Trends in 2020

Through the years, divorce has changed. In most recent times, we have noticed several trends and common threads among divorcing spouses in New Jersey. If you are someone who is getting a divorce, these trends may impact you in some way. Please read on and reach out to our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys to learn more about the process going forward and how our firm can help you. Some…Read More

Cohabitation Under The Amended Alimony Statute

In New Jersey, cohabiting with the amended alimony statute has been a topic of intense discussion recently. Following divorce proceedings,  there are several different types of alimony to be discussed and unfortunately, this often results in significant confusion when resolving your alimony settlement. Despite the amended alimony statute, different judges might implement the statute differently.  In turn, some trial judges may support applying the pre-amendment legal analysis, some may strictly apply…Read More

Grand-Parent Visitation Rights Lawyers Bergen County NJ

Family law courts are often the site of some of the most emotional legal decisions. Issues such as divorce, child support and child custody can tear at the heart of any family.  Often overlooked in this sea of emotion are grand-parents. Grandparents' visitation rights often fall as secondary considerations if they are considered at all. However, this can be a grave tragedy as many grand-parents have very close and loving…Read More

Common Mistakes During Divorce in New Jersey

The divorce process in New Jersey can be quite complex. Not only are there practical and legal requirements to see that your divorce is completed, but there are also a litany of financial and personal issues to resolve as well. Many individuals going through a divorce make easily avoidable mistakes simply due to a lack of understanding of how the process works. Today, our divorce attorneys will identify some commonly made mistakes and how…Read More

Impact of Divorce on Children’s Health

There is no doubt that divorce can be a stressful period for all parties involved. This is especially true for children who are often confused about how this will effect their lives. Innumerable studies have shown that children thrive under structured, unchanging environments. Of course life does not always work out that way. While divorce has the potential to negatively impact a child's health, there are several ways to mitigate these concerns…Read More

Speaking to Children About Divorce

For parents, one of the most difficult aspects of the divorce process is telling their children that mom and dad are no longer going to be living together. Even young children are certainly capable of comprehending complex situations, they may still be understandably reactive and emotional upon hearing the news. It almost goes without saying that talking to a 15 year old young woman will be different than telling a 6 year…Read More

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