All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern.

All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern and that we are also committed to the health and safety of our staff and our families. Though we are currently working remotely, we continue to operate as we always have, providing quality service and for us, it is “business as usual.”


We are offering telephonic and video calls, conferences, mediations, and strategic planning sessions to continue to service our clients and prospective clients, and are, of course, available for ongoing business partnerships via our virtual network!

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone at 973-710-4366, by email, or, if necessary, carrier pigeon. (We are kidding about the last one, but you laughed, didn’t you?) Also, head to our social media pages for some tips on staying healthy, safe and sane during this time.

We are all in this together.

Category: Child Custody

How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers?

How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers? Our attorney, Jamie N. Berger is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in the area of family law and was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law

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New Jersey Appellate case, giving rise to a new precedent in domestic violence law

Children’s Rights in Divorce and Domestic Violence Protections Attorneys Morristown NJ Custody arrangement and parenting time agreement provides for the child to be integrated into both households following a divorce. New Jersey law is set up to protect the state’s citizens in all of their life experiences. Judicial law is especially protective of the best

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“Shelter-in-place” Orders and Divorce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Shelter-in-place” Orders Impact the Amount of Divorce Cases in 2020 For those living in a struggling marriage, the stress exacerbated by “shelter-in-place” orders can be the tipping point. For the people of New Jersey and around the world, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has greatly affected our daily lives. We have never experienced anything like it

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Can Supervised Visitation be Part of Our Custody Agreement?

Can Supervised Visitation be Part of a Morris County NJ Custody Agreement? Amy L. Miller joined Jacobs Berger, LLC as a Partner in 2017 and continues to focus solely on family law issues.  Amy’s practice is in the area of family law including divorce,  mediation,  custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. In this video, Amy gives an introduction to Supervised

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How to change a Child’s Birth Certificate?

Augmenting a Child’s Birth Certificate in New Jersey In the state of New Jersey, adding a biological father’s name to a child’s birth certificate is a fairly simple, albeit somewhat confusing process. Schedule a Consult with a Morris County Family Lawyer Today There are many different situations a mother may find herself within when she

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Proof of Parental Alienation

Proving Parental Alienation Morris County Family Lawyers Parental alienation is a dangerous manipulation of a child’s relationship with their other parent that can cause long-term trauma for the child as well as affect their capacity to trust their parent. The process of divorce has diverse effects on everyone involved. When children are involved in the

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The Challenges of Distance/Remote Learning for Divorced Parents

Distance or Remote Learning for Primary Custodian of the Children in Morris County NJ All parents in New Jersey, but especially divorced parents, face a tremendous challenge as many schools have determined that they will substitute in-person schooling with remote learning partially or completely. There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted

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Signs of Parental Alienation

Morris County Custody Attorneys discuss10 Signs of Parental Alienation Read on to learn about 10 signs of parental alienation and take note if any of them reflect your present personal experience. Divorce is never easy and when children and custody issues are involved, divorce becomes even more complicated and emotionally charged. There are some divorced

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What can I do to help enforce an agreement that I had with my co-parent in regards to custody and parenting time?

Custody and Parenting Time Enforcement Attorneys Morris County NJ Custody and Parenting Time are often the most critical components of a Marital Agreement or Divorce Crafting a Custody Agreement and your options if enforcement becomes necessary Often parents call us with questions regarding what they can do to help enforce an agreement that they have

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