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Child Relocation Out of the State of New Jersey

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In an ideal world, the final divorce order would be the last word on the matter. All assets, rights and responsibilities of each spouse would be decided once and for all. For better or for worse, however, life goes on after divorce. If you have a shared custody arrangement with your ex or co-parent,… Read More »

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Is Child Support Retroactive in New Jersey?

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Retroactive child support is a complicated but popular subject of speculation for many of our clients. If a child support recipient fails to ask for child support for a period of time, or if a child support payor has a change in circumstances and can no longer afford to pay, can there be a… Read More »

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How to Prove Domestic Violence in Divorce

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New Jersey is a no-fault divorce state. That means that a married couple can get a divorce, or one spouse can divorce the other over their objection, without a traditional “cause” such as infidelity or abandonment. There are, however, types of “fault” behavior in New Jersey that are still relevant to the divorce proceedings…. Read More »

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How do I Get Temporary Custody of My Grandchildren in New Jersey?

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Every family is different. Many modern families do not fall neatly within the traditional “nuclear” family structure. In many families, the grandparents are involved with child-rearing nearly as much as the direct parents. If something goes wrong, under what circumstances can grandparents step in and take custody of endangered children? Can grandparents ever claim… Read More »

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Private Adoption Process in New Jersey

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Adoption is one of the most wonderful and altruistic things any family can choose to do. The adoption process, unfortunately, can seem daunting and discouraging. Moreover, there are a variety of avenues for adopting, including privately-coordinated adoptions, adoptions through non-profits and state agencies, and international adoptions. Below, we discuss the process for undergoing private… Read More »

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New Jersey Adoption Home Study Requirements

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Adoption is a wonderful option for prospective parents in same-sex relationships, parents who are unable to conceive naturally, or individuals or couples who wish to give their love to a child who needs a home. Clients seeking to adopt are often overly concerned about one particular step in the process: The home study. Below,… Read More »

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How to Get a Copy of Acknowledgement of Paternity in New Jersey

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New Jersey law presumes that when a married woman gives birth to her child, her husband is the legal father. If the mother is unmarried, then additional steps must be taken to establish paternity. Assuming the parents agree on the identity of the father and there are no objectors (such as a third party… Read More »

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What is a Parenting Plan in New Jersey

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A parenting plan is an agreement between parents concerning the distribution of parenting time. The plan can be drafted by the parents or built by legal and other professionals. When parties to a divorce are able to work together to construct a parenting plan, the divorce process can be made that much easier for… Read More »

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What to Do if You’re Struggling With Child Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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The economy has taken a hit as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The spreading virus and the subsequent shut-in orders have led to millions of people suffering from reduced income, cut hours, furloughs, and layoffs. Unemployment filing rates have skyrocketed, reaching at least 22 million by early April. If you are required… Read More »

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New Jersey Court Operation during COVID-19

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on nearly every aspect of our daily lives. We briefly discussed court closures in New Jersey in an earlier post. After an initial round of shut-in orders and business closures, some areas began to reopen, hoping that the worst was behind us. Unfortunately, many of these… Read More »

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