Do Grandparents Have Any Rights in New Jersey Divorce Cases?

Grandparents and Grandchildren Walking Along Beach 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 [...]

By | 2017-06-26T16:03:50+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

What Visitation Rights Do Grandparents Have with Their Grandchildren?

Jamie Berger, Esq., presented an educational program on grandparent visitation claims vs. parental rights to attendees at the 22nd Annual Sophisticated Elder Law Conference, New Jersey’s premier continuing education program for attorneys, held at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ. Ms. Berger expanded on grandparent visitation rights and the decision in the [...]

By | 2017-03-17T11:32:25+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

What New Jersey parents should know about parenting time

When two parents break up, the most significant issue that they will typically face is establishing a fair and appropriate child custody arrangement. It is crucial that any parenting plan be focused on protecting the well-being of the child, whether a custody plan is determined by the parents or the courts. A parenting plan is [...]

By | 2016-11-11T18:51:17+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

Options for custody when co-parenting just isn’t going to work

Often, for divorced parents the ultimate goal for child custody is to reach the "peaceful" place where you and your ex-spouse can effectively co-parent your children...the 'holy grail' of your post-divorce life with kids . However, in some cases, cooperative parenting is just not a reality. For those situations, sometimes Parallel Parenting is a more [...]

By | 2016-11-08T11:47:24+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Child Custody, Co-Parenting|0 Comments

Staying on Track with Parenting Time

When parties craft child custody agreements in New Jersey, they attempt to secure the physical, emotional, and financial well-being of the children after a divorce. Courts strive to achieve the same goal when making custody and parenting time determinations. Parents who cannot stick to a parenting time agreement can find themselves back in family court [...]

By | 2016-11-11T17:24:41+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Child Custody|0 Comments

Five Strategies for Successful Co-Parenting

After a divorce or a separation, good parenting often overlaps with being a good co-parent. Whether or not their romantic split was amiable, change requires parents to communicate and facilitate a healthy environment for their child(ren). The sooner you develop effective co-parenting skills, the better - for you and your kids: When in doubt, put [...]

By | 2016-11-08T09:34:50+00:00 February 7th, 2013|Child Custody, Co-Parenting, Divorce|0 Comments