Category: Child Custody

Telling the Kids You Are Getting Divorced

Morristown Divorce Lawyers Discuss Talking to Your Kids about Divorce The process of divorce is difficult for all involved, but the emotional repercussions of separation can be especially hard on children. Children can’t understand the nuances and complexities of relationships that lead to separation, but that doesn’t mean that they should be kept in the

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Co-Parenting: Worried Your Child May Call Someone Else ‘Mom’ or ‘Dad’?

Co-parenting, Parenting Time, and Divorce Attorneys Morristown NJ Family Law Attorneys Guiding parents across Morris County and Northern New Jersey in Child Custody, Child Support, and co-parenting issues. Ending a relationship as a result of divorce, civil union dissolution, or death isn’t easy especially if there are children involved. Even if child custody, parenting time,

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“Conscious Uncoupling”: An Ode To A Mediated Divorce

Mediation Strategies and Conscious Uncoupling in Morris County NJ Divorce Cases As mediation continues to grow as one of the most popular alternative divorce methods in New Jersey, this private, less time-consuming and less expensive method to end a marriage, dissolve a civil union, or legal relationship dissolution, seems to also share the advantage of

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Can I Move out of the State with my child/children?

Child Custody and Relocation Attorneys in Morris County New Jersey With more than 10 years of experience practicing law throughout the State of New Jersey and co-founder of Jacobs Berger, Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq has developed a concentration in litigation involving child custody and relocation issues. She has also actively contributed with articles in different

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How does JB interact with their clients while resolving complex custody issues?

Complex Custody Issues Attorneys in Morris County NJ Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Matrimonial and Family Law Mediator Sarah J. Jacobs. Esq.  talks to us about the personalized process we follow at Jacobs Berger with each one of our clients to deal with your specific case and the importance of Custody and Parenting Time.  The

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How is Child Custody and Parenting Time Determined?

Morristown NJ Attorneys Guiding Clients on Custody and Parenting Time Serving clients in Morristown, Dover, Madison, Randolph, East Hanover,  Tewksbury and across Morris County One of the most popular questions that we receive from our clients is how custody and parenting time is decided by a judge. That answer is not easy to give because

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Paying for College: Post-Secondary Education Child Support Obligations in NJ

College and Child Support Obligations Lawyers Morristown NJ Madison Child Support Attorneys Help You Plan for Your Child’s Post-Secondary Education As stated previously in “Emancipation and child support obligation changes in New Jersey”  the easiest way to avoid conflicts, misunderstandings, and enjoy a measure of certainty about your child’s educational future, is to plan ahead and arrange

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Is an Oral Mediation Agreement Enforceable?

Enforcing Oral Mediation Agreements with Morris County NJ Attorneys Building Family Life Plans Out of Family Law Problems across Madison, Randolph, Tewksbury, Morristown, and Morris County The family law area of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), such as mediation, negotiation, and arbitration is a proven and effective method for resolving divorce, civil union dissolution, child custody,

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Protect Your Post Divorce Credit Rating & Creditworthiness

Dividing Debt and Protecting Credit Rating in Your Morristown NJ Divorce Serving Clients across Madison, Florham Park, Morristown, Randolph, Rockaway, East Hanover and Morris County As discussed in “Debt and Divorce”, when it comes to equitable distribution during divorce proceedings, debt must be fairly divided in a similar fashion to assets including complex assets, retirement assets, family-owned and

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In Contempt: What to Expect if you Violate a Restraining Order

Restraining Order Violation and Domestic Violence Attorneys Morristown NJ Providing Legal Counsel to Clients Facing Restraining Orders in Florham Park, Hanover, Madison, Randolph, Tewksbury, and across Morris County Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) of 1991 outlines a wide variety of actions that constitute domestic violence. When a person becomes the victim of any of

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