Category: Child Custody

Modern Concepts for Prenuptial Agreements

We have now written several times about the many advantages a prenuptial agreement can offer a soon-to-be-married couple. However, in the last few years, more and more prenuptial agreements are being created which address much more modern issues than traditional prenuptial agreements have typically addressed. If you are considering entering into a Morris County prenuptial […]

By | May 11, 2018| Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Marital Assets Read More

How a NJ Child Custody Agreement Can Affect a Parent’s Decisions and Wishes Regarding their Child’s Participation in Sports Programs

For those of us who participated in Fall high school sports, most of us brought home Parental Consent forms which were signed perfunctorily by one of our parents and returned without issue. The Parental Consent form, provided to every prospective player, was signed and returned before the first day of tryouts, at some point between […]

By | March 29, 2018| Categories Child Custody, Co-Parenting, Family Law Read More

Marital Agreements and Child Custody

Marital agreements, like prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and non-marital agreements, can be great ways for couples to more clearly define their responsibilities to one another and their individual rights, both during their relationship and also in the event their relationship should end. Typically, these marital agreements will focus primarily on the couple’s financial relationship, addressing […]

By | December 20, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law Read More

New Jersey Considers Making 50/50 Child Custody the “Default” Award

A recent Washington Post article reports that more than 20 States in the U.S. (including New Jersey) are considering passing laws which would make equally shared physical and legal custody of children after a divorce or separation the default standard model for child custody settlements. While New Jersey’s child custody statute N.J.S.A. 9:2-4 states that “[i]n any proceeding involving […]

By | December 13, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Co-Parenting, Divorce, Family Law Read More

Child’s Best Interest Standard Applied to Transgender Name Change Suit

Any time a New Jersey or Morris County court rules on any legal matter involving children, judges apply what is known as the “best interest standard” in order to determine what type of decision will most accurately reflect the best interests of the children involved.  This has been true for quite some time now in […]

By | November 14, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Same-Sex Partners Read More

How Can I Resolve My Divorce Without Court Litigation?

Before any Morris County divorce can be finalized, the divorcing couple will need to come to an agreement regarding the key issues of child custody, child support, alimony and spousal support, and division of assets. Every marriage is different, and for some couples deciding the issue of alimony may be particularly difficult, while deciding how […]

By | September 25, 2017| Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Marital Assets Read More

NJ Child Relocation Law Changes Dramatically in Supreme Court Decision

On August 6th, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on a case involving a dispute between divorced parents and the desire of one parent to relocate with their children to another state. This ruling dramatically changes the previous legal precedents established regarding child custody and out-of-state relocation, and has the potential to affect any […]

By | August 11, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law Read More