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Category: Child Custody


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


What Types of Custody Are Awarded in New Jersey?

When parents are going through a divorce, it can be hard to not worry about the future of their children. Often times, they have fears about missing out on their child’s life. This is because, during divorce proceedings, parents can obtain certain types of custody. With the assistance of an experienced New Jersey family law […]


How Can I Enforce My Custody Agreement in New Jersey?

Going through a divorce is difficult for all parties that are involved in the process. This is especially so if there are children involved in the proceedings. When parents go through a divorce, they are required to determine the future of their children as well. This includes establishing custody to determine a custodial and non-custodial […]


How Does Child Visitation Work After a Divorce in New Jersey?

The matter of divorce can often become very sensitive when the spouses are parents. This is because it not only calls into question issues of the relationship, but what to do moving forward regarding their children. This includes child custody and child support. All parents want to be close and spend time with their children. […]