Even before COVID, in some counties, divorce trials were hard to come by due to backlogs and/or judicial shortages. Some counties ceased trials altogether for a time, even those trials that were underway. Then COVID happened and there were initially no trials for a while. Even when trials resumed, they…Continue Reading Trial May Be Imminent – Are You Unhappy With Your Divorce Lawyer?
For many divorce attorneys, the busy season starts after the first of the year. For…Continue Reading The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2022 Edition
One of the more difficult scenarios to deal with during a divorce is when the…Continue Reading Losing Your Job During a Divorce – A Cautionary Tale About Quitting While You’re Ahead
Under the guise of the concept that “it costs more to live in two houses…Continue Reading Marital Lifestyle is the Standard for Pendente Lite Alimony Too
One of the more difficult scenarios to deal with during a divorce is when the higher earner who will likely have to pay alimony and child support, loses her/his job…Continue Reading Losing Your Job During a Divorce – A Cautionary Tale About Quitting While You’re Ahead
Under the guise of the concept that “it costs more to live in two houses than it does one” or “when parties are living separate, they both can’t continue to…Continue Reading Marital Lifestyle is the Standard for Pendente Lite Alimony Too
A previous post from August 22, 2010 defined “shared parenting” by New Jersey standards, specifically: anything between 28% (104 overnights) and 50% of the overnights with the children. This comes…Continue Reading What Constitutes an Overnight for Child Support Purposes?
More and more, we have seen medical practices bought up by hospitals, large medical groups and venture capitalists who combine the practices into mega-practices or networks. In those cases, often…Continue Reading You May Not Get to Reduce Your Alimony if Your Voluntary Sale of Your Business Reduces Your Income
As I anticipated in a prior blog about general vaccinations, the hot topic is now how a COVID-19 vaccination status impacts parental rights. I recently gave a lecture about…Continue Reading No Vaccination, No Parenting Time
Typically, divorce cases are handled by the court on the “FM” docket and cases involving people that weren’t married but have children together are handled on the “FD” or non-dissolution…Continue Reading Sometimes the Disposition of an FD Matter is Like the Wild West
Frequently, judicial opinions cite the cases that say settlement of disputes ranks high in New Jersey’s public policy. Accordingly, it is very difficult to get a trial court to set…Continue Reading Appellate Division Overturns Order Denying Motion to Vacate 8 Year Old Divorce for Fraud
When parties get divorced and there are children in high school or younger, they often reserve on what their financial contributions towards the children’s post-secondary educational expenses will look like.Continue Reading Appellate Division Reverses Court Imposed Cap on College Contributions
Sadly, serious fractures in a parent-child relationship come up frequently in our practice. Sometimes, it is because of a parent’s self-destructive conduct (e.g. drug or alcohol addiction, abuse, untreated mental…Continue Reading COURT DELAYS REUNIFICATION THERAPY DEFERRING TO THE WISHES OF A 12 YEAR OLD
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