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Category: Family Law

5 Tips for Co-parent Communication

In every relationship, communication can be challenging.  Add to that the stress and emotion of a divorce or contested custody matter and it can seem impossible.  However, most cases end up with some kind of shared custody arrangement requiring parties to discuss and agree on issues relating to the health and welfare of their children.  […]


Securing Your Stimulus Payment During COVID-19

Awaiting the receipt of a stimulus check to get through the economic challenges created by the coronavirus may have added an extra level of anxiety to a stressful time if you are already divorced – or in the process of getting a divorce. These one-time stimulus payments of up to $1,200 for individuals, $2,400 for […]


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 […]


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. […]


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. […]