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 | 2017-08-16T09:14:46+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Making Better Decisions Concerning Divorce

We make between 10,000 and 40,000 decisions each day according to Bob Posen of MIT. Of these, many are inconsequential and our choices rely more on habits than careful consideration of options. Coffee or juice? Train or taxi? But for decisions with more significant outcomes, such as those required during a divorce, it is best [...]

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 | 2017-08-03T12:03:27+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 | 2017-08-03T12:04:01+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