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Category: Child Custody

COVID-19 & Parenting Time

Written by Angela V. Tafro, Esq.  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to our daily lives from wearing masks, working remotely, homeschooling children, online shopping, to a host of other ways we interact with one another. One significant aspect of COVID-19 that affects the everyday lives of our clients is for parents who are […]

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WILL ANY CHILDREN EVER BE ABLE TO LEAVE NJ AGAIN?

Ever since the Seminole case of Bisbing v. Bisbing, 230 N.J. 309 (2017), New Jersey relocation law has been in a state of almost mandatory best interest hearings “ in all contested relocation disputes…”. In Bisbing, the Court held that a best-interests analysis is required “in all contested relocation disputes in which the parents share legal […]

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What is a Post-Judgment Modification?

During divorce proceedings, a couple is required to settle their marital issues before they can officially go their separate ways. Once these decisions are reached, they must be approved by the judge in order to be considered the law. When they are finalized, they are required to be followed by both former-spouses, otherwise, they can […]

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How do Unmarried Parents Get Custody in New Jersey?

When parents go through a divorce, the most important thing to them is often determining the custody of their children. However, there are also many cases in which unmarried parents are in situations where they need to determine custody as well. These cases are handled and decided differently than divorce cases. To learn more, continue […]

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What Divorce Trends Should I Know About in 2020?

As most things do, divorce has changed over time. There have been common similarities between divorces over the years that have caused several trends to arise. These can be beneficial to be aware of, as they have the potential to impact anyone potentially facing a divorce. Continue reading below about these new trends and retain […]

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How is Child Relocation Settled After a New Jersey Divorce?

The process of divorce separates two lives that were once brought together. When this happens, spouses may be presented with different opportunities that change their lives. Sometimes, this change may require them to move. This can cause further complications if the individual shares a child with their former spouse. In most cases, a parent wants […]

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What Rights Do I Have as a Father After a Divorce in New Jersey?

When parents enter a divorce case, their biggest concern is often the custody of their child. During this time, there are many misconceptions that a child’s mother is awarded custody more often than a father. However, it is important for fathers to know that they are just as entitled to parental rights as a mother. […]

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