New Jersey Rep Seeks To End Japanese Child Abduction Problem

March 7, 2011

New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith is pushing to end a growing child abduction problem for Japanese-American families. Japan is not a signatory to the Hague Convention on the Prevention of Child Abduction and child abduction to the country has increased along with the increase of international marriages and divorces. In many cases, a mother who […]


New Jersey Judge Denies Visitation To Childs Grandparents

March 2, 2011

A judge in Monmouth County refused to force a father to allow his former-in-laws to visit his 10-year-old son. The grandparents of the Tinton Falls boy illegally kept the boy in Brazil for 4 years, an action that the judge described as “contemptible.” The judge also said that the grandparents had tried to undermine the […]


Prenuptial Agreements Are Increasingly More Common

February 28, 2011

An increasing number of American couples signed prenuptial agreements in the past five years according to a recent poll of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Prenuptial agreements are generally more accepted as an effective way to protect assets in case the marriage does not work out, said AAML president Marlene Eskind Moses. A majority […]


Work Spouses Can Strain Marriages

February 24, 2011

Infidelity is one of the classic causes of marital problems, but close platonic relationships at the office, also known as “work spouse” relationships, can also estrange actual spouses and lead to divorce. According to CNN, a survey found that 11 percent of workers had work spouses. In addition, 20 percent of the workers surveyed admitted […]


Billy Ray Cyrus Blames His Divorce On Hannah Montana Show

February 21, 2011

Country music singer Billy Ray Cyrus recently blamed his impending divorce on the popular Disney show Hannah Montana in an interview with GQ Magazine. The 49-year old singer said that the success of the Hannah Montana show “destroyed his family” and that he wished that “it had never happened.” The family moved from Tennessee to […]


Welcome To Our Morristown New Jersey Family Law Blog

February 7, 2011

When you are struggling with a family law issue such as divorce, an experienced and compassionate lawyer can be of great assistance. New Jersey’s legal system can be confusing and intimidating, with a unique set of rules and a language of its own. An attorney who understands the family law system can help you evaluate […]