Category: Child Support

“Conscious Uncoupling”: An Ode To A Mediated Divorce

Mediation Strategies and Conscious Uncoupling in Morris County NJ Divorce Cases As mediation continues to grow as one of the most popular alternative divorce methods in New Jersey, this private, less time-consuming and less expensive method to end a marriage, dissolve a civil union, or legal relationship dissolution, seems to also share the advantage of

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How can I get my child emancipated?

Child Emancipation Attorneys in Morristown NJ Amy L. Miller, 2019 NJ Family Magazine “New Jersey’s Best Lawyers For Families” award, and one of our experienced attorneys on family law including divorce, custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. She is also Associate Editor on the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication. In this video, she speaks to

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Child Support and “Financial Dependence” of Special Needs Children

Financial Dependence vs Independence in Morris County Child Support Cases Serving parents in Randolph, Morristown, Morris Plains, Denville, Florham Park, Madison, Dover, and across Morris County, NJ A parent is required to pay child support beyond the age of 23 due to exceptional circumstances, including mental or physical disability. If you are someone seeking continuation

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Paying for College: Post-Secondary Education Child Support Obligations in NJ

College and Child Support Obligations Lawyers Morristown NJ Madison Child Support Attorneys Help You Plan for Your Child’s Post-Secondary Education As stated previously in “Emancipation and child support obligation changes in New Jersey”  the easiest way to avoid conflicts, misunderstandings, and enjoy a measure of certainty about your child’s educational future, is to plan ahead and arrange

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Is an Oral Mediation Agreement Enforceable?

Enforcing Oral Mediation Agreements with Morris County NJ Attorneys Building Family Life Plans Out of Family Law Problems across Madison, Randolph, Tewksbury, Morristown, and Morris County The family law area of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), such as mediation, negotiation, and arbitration is a proven and effective method for resolving divorce, civil union dissolution, child custody,

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Protect Your Post Divorce Credit Rating & Creditworthiness

Dividing Debt and Protecting Credit Rating in Your Morristown NJ Divorce Serving Clients across Madison, Florham Park, Morristown, Randolph, Rockaway, East Hanover and Morris County As discussed in “Debt and Divorce”, when it comes to equitable distribution during divorce proceedings, debt must be fairly divided in a similar fashion to assets including complex assets, retirement assets, family-owned and

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In Contempt: What to Expect if you Violate a Restraining Order

Restraining Order Violation and Domestic Violence Attorneys Morristown NJ Providing Legal Counsel to Clients Facing Restraining Orders in Florham Park, Hanover, Madison, Randolph, Tewksbury, and across Morris County Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) of 1991 outlines a wide variety of actions that constitute domestic violence. When a person becomes the victim of any of

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Common Questions and Concerns Regarding Complex Custody Matters

What you should know about Complex Custody Matters in Morris County NJ Providing Counsel for Complex Custody Matters in Hanover, Randolph, Madison, Florham Park, Parsippany and across Morristown. Our Matrimonial Law Attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq, certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, brings light to some questions and doubts you may have when

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Key Differences between Mediation and Arbitration

Understanding Mediation, Arbitration, and the Arbitrators Role in Morris County Divorce Providing experienced Legal Advice in Randolph, Denville, Morristown, Madison and across Northern New Jersey In the following video, our Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney and Qualified Family Law Mediator Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. explains mediation, arbitration and the role of mediators. Purpose of the Mediation

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