Author: Jamie Berger, Esq.

Jamie Berger practices exclusively in the area of family law. She has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation in family and appellate court proceedings. Prior to entering into private practice, Jamie served as a Law Clerk for The Honorable Eugene A. Iadanza, J.S.C. in the Monmouth County Superior Court, Family Part.

Keeping Your Divorce Amicable

While not every divorce can be resolved without at least some amount of litigation (having to argue and decide aspects of your divorce in a court room), the more you and your spouse can avoid the necessity of divorce litigation, the faster, cheaper, and less stressful your divorce will be.  So, if you are committed […]

By | November 29, 2017| Categories Divorce, Family Law Read More

The Disadvantages of Mediation

Our firm, and the content on our website, spends a great deal of time discussing the many benefits that Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods have to offer in relation to resolving family law and divorce issues, and for good reason. ADR methods such as mediation, collaboration and arbitration can be great ways for parties to […]

By | November 7, 2017| Categories Divorce, Family Law, Mediation Read More

Credit Card Debt and Divorce

One of the most commonly asked questions of our Morris County divorce attorneys is, “What happens to my credit card debt during divorce?” Considering the number of Americans that use debt to pay for a wide variety of common services and expenses, it is understandable why this would be on the top of anyone’s mind. […]

By | September 29, 2017| Categories Family Law Read More

How is My Divorce Affected if my Spouse Has Control of the Family Finances?

New Jersey divorce law recognizes that divorces need to be decided without one party being disadvantaged or advantaged due to control of family finances. Both parties are entitled to be on equal financial ground when deciding their divorce and the key issues of child custody, child support, alimony, and division of assets without feeling pressured financially […]

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

Do Grandparents Have Any Rights in New Jersey Divorce Cases?

In today’s society grandparents can serve as primary caretakers of their grandchildren, can provide daily caretaking services, or are very involved in their grandchildren’s upbringing. When a divorce occurs in a family, those grandparents are often left in limbo when it comes to grandparent visitation rights. In New Jersey grandparents (9:2A-5) can have legally enforceable […]

By | June 13, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Family Law Read More

Personal Growth: Taking Control

Although we cannot control all that happens in our life, we usually can control more than we realize. Our dreams, hopes, and desires are all in our control. While day-to-day we cannot control the temperature outside, we do control our level of comfort when venturing out, such as dressing in warm clothes on cold days […]

By | May 26, 2017| Categories Family Law Read More