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.

Are Pets Considered Marital Property or Members of the Family?

Deciding Pet Custody During Morris County Divorce If you and your family have ever owned a dog or cat, you may be shocked to hear that principles of property division generally apply when family court judges decide who should keep the family pet. Most of us would agree that these highly valued and prized family

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Family Law Modifications and Appeals

Family Law Modifications and Appeals in Morris County NJ Many different legal matters fall under the umbrella of “family law”. Child custody, visitation and parenting time, child support, alimony, the division of assets, divorce, domestic violence and many other issues are all heard and decided by the Superior Court (within the Family Part), and as such

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Dealing with Divorce Depression

May 21
Dealing with Divorce Depression
By Categories Family Law

Given the high level of stress associated with many divorces, and the regret and sadness that also often come along, it is no surprise that many individuals going through divorce experience feelings of anxiety and depression. In addition, these feelings are not limited to the adults going through the divorce, as children of all ages

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Avoiding Bad Divorce Advice

Feb 16
Avoiding Bad Divorce Advice
By Categories Family Law

During the divorce process, many people will turn to friends and family for support and advice, and rightly so. In fact, having a support network to lean on during the divorce process is something most Morris County divorce lawyers and mental health professionals would recommend that a person do. However, there are a number of

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Keeping Your Divorce Amicable

Nov 29
Keeping Your Divorce Amicable
By Categories Divorce, Family Law

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

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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

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Credit Card Debt and Divorce

Sep 29
Credit Card Debt and Divorce
By Categories Family Law

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.

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