Author: Sarah Jacobs, Esq.

Sarah Jacobs is dedicated to protecting the interests of clients in family law proceedings. Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, and Qualified as a Mediator, Sarah possesses close to 15 years of experience practicing law throughout the State of New Jersey. Together with partner Jamie N. Berger, Esq. their boutique Morristown family law firm is managed with the goal of providing high-quality service tailored to each client's individual needs. In her capacity as both a family law mediator and litigator, Sarah works with negotiation-minded clients in a cooperative setting. She is also a skilled litigator with the knowledge needed to take even the most complex cases to court, if necessary.

Tips for Co-Parenting after a Divorce

Even though your divorce has ended many of your legal and financial obligations to your partner, one important obligation which has not ended is that of being parents to your children. Co-parenting with a former spouse after a divorce can be difficult, but is also extremely important for the healthy development and lifestyles of your […]

By | October 6, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Divorce Read More

Will Mediation Work for My Divorce?

The Alternative Dispute Resolution method of Mediation offers a number of significant and distinct advantages to divorcing couples who are able to take advantage of it. Since the mediation process takes place outside of the public court system, not only is it a much more private and informal process than traditional court-decided divorces, it is […]

By | August 21, 2017| Categories Divorce, Mediation Read More

NJ Child Relocation Law Changes Dramatically in Supreme Court Decision

On August 6th, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on a case involving a dispute between divorced parents and the desire of one parent to relocate with their children to another state. This ruling dramatically changes the previous legal precedents established regarding child custody and out-of-state relocation, and has the potential to affect any […]

By | August 11, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law Read More

How to Create Effective Boundaries with your Ex

Conflicts often continue long after your divorce is finalized, especially when children are involved. Setting boundaries helps manage high-conflict situations and helps ease you both, and the children, into a new routine. Setting effective boundaries can be challenging, but it becomes easier if you follow certain guidelines.  It’s most important to ask for what you want, […]

By | February 21, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Family Law Read More

What you need to know about property division in a New Jersey divorce case

Couples who are going through a divorce in New Jersey may have their marital property and assets divided using the equitable distribution model. In addition to the many topics that must be negotiated during divorce proceedings, New Jersey couples must divide their marital estate, including shared property, assets and debt. While some couples can do […]

By | January 12, 2017| Categories Divorce, Family Law Read More