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Postnuptial Agreements in New Jersey | What to Know

If you did not create a prenuptial agreement before your marriage, and you later change your mind, you may be wondering what options you have. Luckily, you can create a postnuptial agreement. Read on to learn more about postnuptial agreements in New Jersey. What is a Postnuptial Agreement? A postnuptial agreement is the same thing […]

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Post-Judgment Modifications in New Jersey | What to Know

When a couple gets divorced, various matters will have to be settled. You will likely create a child custody agreement, child support agreement, and alimony agreement. These arrangements are carefully planned, so it can be difficult to change them. But, in some cases, things change and these agreements no longer work. If this occurs, you […]

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What to Know About Grandparents’ Rights in New Jersey

Often, child custody situations affect entire families. This tends to include grandparents. If a grandparent worries that they will not be able to spend as much time with their grandchild, they may need to request a visitation order. It is important to remember that you do have rights as a grandparent. In order to obtain […]

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What to Know About Establishing Paternity in New Jersey

Child custody can be complicated, as a result, you may have questions regarding paternity in New Jersey. If you are interested in learning more about the rights a father has and how custody is determined, read on for more information. What are Father’s Rights? When it comes to determining your rights as a father, the […]

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Penalties for Not Paying Child Support in New Jersey

Child support is often awarded in divorce cases involving younger children. Financial assistance is incredibly important when it comes to the well-being of a child, so it is taken seriously in the state of New Jersey. As a result, failing to pay child support can have some major consequences. If you have questions regarding your […]

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If I Lose Custody, Can I Get it Back? | What to Know

Sometimes, if a parent is deemed unfit, he or she will lose custody of his child. This can be difficult for both the individual and the child, so it is best to reach out to a family law attorney as soon as possible. Reach on for more information. New Jersey’s Types of Custody In New […]

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Do I Have to Pay Child Support in New Jersey?

If you and your spouse have a child, and you decide to get divorced, you will have to determine what to do when it comes to child support and child custody. These matters can be determined through the court or through mediation depending upon your circumstances and the terms of your relationship with your spouse. […]

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Stepparent Adoption in New Jersey | What to Know

If you become a stepparent, you may have a lot of questions regarding your parental rights. Some stepparents adopt their stepchildren and become legal guardians. This can be a difficult process, and you will need the help of a dedicated family law attorney if you are interested in adopting your stepchild. Read on to learn […]

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What are the Most Common Family Law Issues During the Holidays?

The holidays are a family-oriented time. For divorced couples who share custody, this can make things difficult. How do you share custody during the holidays? Can you change a custody agreement in New Jersey? What about grandparent visitation rights? These are all questions that are brought up often during the holiday season. Read on to […]

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How to Share Custody Over Christmas | What to Know

The holidays can be a difficult time for parents who are divorced but share custody. It is likely that each parent will want to spend Christmas with their children. You may be wondering how you should handle custody when it comes to the holidays. For the most part, the right answer is to simply do […]

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