A recently published decision of Saseeshkumar v. Venugopal confirms that a request to amend a Complaint and/or Counterclaim for Divorce can and should be freely permitted in the interests of justice. While the facts here are very interesting because they are salacious, as some may say, the concept is not…Continue Reading Amending a Complaint or Counterclaim for Divorce Remains Freely and Liberally Permitted
Social media has become a prevalent part of people’s lives. Many people post about how…Continue Reading Can a Bad Social Media Post Lead to a Final Restraining Order?
Going back more than three decades, there are Appellate Division cases that offer caution about…Continue Reading Courts Should Not Issue FROs To Address Parenting Issue
What happens when a victim of domestic violence suffers a predicate act in a State…Continue Reading New Jersey Has Jurisdiction to Enter a TRO Even When the Predicate Act Occurred in Another State
The Black Hole is Closed – New Law Permits Equitable Distribution When Party Dies While a Divorce is Pending
What happens when a party dies in the middle of divorce? Under the law, the divorce action abates and the matter is over. In many cases, that is to the…Continue Reading The Black Hole is Closed – New Law Permits Equitable Distribution When Party Dies While a Divorce is Pending
The concept that a child’s disability can delay or prevent emancipation is not a new one. In fact, it has been part of the decisional law for decades. Moreover, the…Continue Reading A Child’s Disability Can Prevent Emancipation
It is not uncommon for grandparents or other family members to get custody of other family members when the children’s parents have issues preventing them from caring for their children…Continue Reading Do Parents have to Consent to Relatives Becoming Psychological Parents?
For many divorce attorneys, the busy season starts after the first of the year. Since practically the inception of this blog, I have posted on the phenomenon of the New…Continue Reading The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2024 Edition
One of my favorite holiday movies is Four Christmases (in addition to Home Alone, Elf, Christmas Vacation, Planes Trains + Automobiles… okay, call me basic). In the movie, a non-married…Continue Reading Four Christmases – How to Plan for Sharing the Holidays
Thanksgiving is here again. Not feeling the warm and fuzzies this year? I get it. For many, the holidays can bring back unwanted memories, or perhaps a new type of…Continue Reading Five Things to be Thankful for During Your Divorce
I am back to the office and back to blogging. For those who don’t know, I was recently out for a family leave upon the birth of my second child. …Continue Reading Guardian Ad Litem for a Litigant – Keeping the Role in Check
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