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 Support

If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies?

If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies? Jamie N. Berger is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in the area of family law. Jamie was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section.

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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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Avoid Inequitable Asset Distribution & Ensure Child Support Obligations

“Callahan” Constructive Trust, Asset Distribution and Child Support Obligations Attorneys While many divorces are relatively straightforward with couples negotiating for a fair and mutually beneficial outcome Unlike other states, alimony and spousal support in New Jersey are determined without any set guidelines, leaving both parties room for both negotiation and possible contention. Although most spouses

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Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer?

Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer? Morris County Family Lawyer Discusses Your Options Our experienced attorney Amy L. Miller through this video will tell us why is it important to count on an attorney by your side when filing a child support petition. She will also give us some arguments

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Am I Eligible for Child Support if We Never Legally Married?

Am I Eligible for Child Support in New Jersey if We Never Legally Married? Currently, a Trustee on the Morris County Bar Association, our partner Amy L. Miller is an Associate Editor on the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication and recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Young Lawyers Division’s Dictum publication. With her experience

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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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What types of mediation are available during the family law process?

What types of mediation are available during the family law process? The mediation process becomes an option for couples that want to have a smoother process in terms of communication between parties involved in divorce and other family law issues.  Learn and explore with our attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. about the two different types

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The Signs of Parental Alienation and Using the Law to Fight Back

Morristown Parental Alienation Attorneys: Are you being undermined? Parental alienation is the often silent and ugly hidden face of divorce. Put plainly, parental alienation is when one parent consciously or unconsciously undermines and interferes with a child’s relationships with the other parent. Some of the most common examples that define parental alienation are one parent

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Child Support & Alimony Payments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Morris County NJ Child Support and Alimony Attorneys during COVID-19 Pandemic The goal of any well-written parenting time agreement is to account for many potential future factors or issues With the current New Jersey shelter-in-place order and restrictive coronavirus lockdown in place, many companies are delaying reopening or getting back to business as usual, and

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