Category: Co-Parenting

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

Tips for Co-Parenting after a Divorce

Even though your divorce has ended many of your legal and financial obligations to your partner, one important obligation which has not ended is that of being parents to your children. Co-parenting with a former spouse after a divorce can be difficult, but is also extremely important for the healthy development and lifestyles of your […]

By | October 6, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Divorce Read More

Five Successful Co-Parenting Tips You Can Do Today

Keeping an eye on long-term goals helps put day-to-day decisions and situations in perspective. Academic, athletic and personal responsibility are typical goals parents have for their children. Parental expectations and aspirations have significant impact on the development of a child. This should not be surprising. When children grow up knowing their parents’ aspirations for them […]

By | July 11, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Divorce, Family Law Read More

Guidelines for Successful Co-Parenting

So you have just finalized your divorce, and now you’re wondering how this co-parenting arrangement is going to work out. You’re aware that your immediate priority is to figure out the best way to raise your children, but you aren’t quite sure how to go about it. Divorces can be difficult, and in some cases, traumatic for children. […]

By | February 23, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Family Law Read More

How to Create Effective Boundaries with your Ex

Conflicts often continue long after your divorce is finalized, especially when children are involved. Setting boundaries helps manage high-conflict situations and helps ease you both, and the children, into a new routine. Setting effective boundaries can be challenging, but it becomes easier if you follow certain guidelines.  It’s most important to ask for what you want, […]

By | February 21, 2017| Categories Co-Parenting, Family Law Read More