Category: Family Law

Destruction of Property and Domestic Violence

The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) lists 18 different actions which, when committed, are considered to be domestic violence. What many people may not know is that acts of criminal mischief, specifically destroying another person’s property, can also be considered an act of domestic violence from which that person may ask the court […]

By | October 20, 2017| Categories Domestic Violence, Family Law Read More

Credit Card Debt and Divorce

One of the most commonly asked questions of our Morris County divorce attorneys is, “What happens to my credit card debt during divorce?” Considering the number of Americans that use debt to pay for a wide variety of common services and expenses, it is understandable why this would be on the top of anyone’s mind. […]

By | September 29, 2017| Categories Family Law Read More

Child Support and College Education

Child Support Attorneys Morris County, NJ Accounting and Planning for College Expenses in Madison, Randolph, Hanover, Florham Park, and Morris County With the February 2017 change to NJ Child Support laws in S-1046/A-2721, all New Jersey child support orders will automatically terminate when the child reaches the age of 19, unless the parents specify otherwise in their […]

By | August 27, 2017| Categories Child Support, Divorce, Family Law Read More

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 | August 11, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law 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

Do Grandparents Have Any Rights in New Jersey Divorce Cases?

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 New Jersey grandparents (9:2A-5) can have legally enforceable […]

By | June 13, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Family Law Read More

Weighing Child Support Payment Options Part II – Payment through the Probation Department

In Part I of this series, we focused on the positives and negatives about having child support paid directly from the obligor to the obligee. If you don’t know what these terms mean, or have forgotten, check out last week’s post for these definitions.  This week, we turn our attention to child support payments made to and […]

By | June 9, 2017| Categories Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Finances Read More