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.

Child Custody and Support for Unmarried Parents

Child Custody and Child Support for Unmarried Parents in Morris County It is becoming more and more common for parents to raise children together while remaining unmarried. Sometimes these parents will take steps to formalize their relationship such as through a civil union or some kind of cohabitation agreement, however, just as with a divorce,

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Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

Grounds for Filing for Divorce in Morris County NJ In New Jersey, every divorce must be filed based on a given reason (legally known as a “ground”). As a no-fault divorce State, individuals in New Jersey can file for what is known as a “no-fault divorce” (discussed in the sections below), or file for a “fault-based divorce.”

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The Most Common “Divorce Mistakes”

Apr 09
The Most Common “Divorce Mistakes”
By Categories Divorce, Family Law

With over 50 years of combined family law experience, it is safe to see that our Morris County divorce and family law firm has seen it all. From the most pleasant and amicable of divorces, to the most embattled and contentious divorces, to divorces involving highly complex financial matters like privately owned businesses, one thing

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The Fine Line Between Divorce Negotiation and Divorce Litigation

Dec 07
The Fine Line Between Divorce Negotiation and Divorce Litigation
By Categories Divorce, Family Law

Even though our Morristown divorce and family law firm focuses on providing constructive and creative solutions to our clients’ divorces and family law matters, it is important to remember that not every divorce, or every aspect of your divorce, can be decided through negotiation or alternative methods like mediation or arbitration. Certain situations, and the

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Tips for Co-Parenting after a Divorce

Oct 06
Tips for Co-Parenting after a Divorce
By Categories Co-Parenting, 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

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