The issue of gifting comes up with some frequency in family law cases. Generally, gifts from third parties that are not subsequently commingled are exempt from equitable distribution. Parties alsoContinue Reading Is a Gift a Gift if You Don’t Know You Got it?
An oldie but a goodie. This blog post was originally published on April 14, 2014. With Passover approaching next week, it is an opportune time to re-share and allow you…Continue Reading Redefining Your Exodus: What Divorcing Couples Can Learn from Arranged Marriages
It’s 2023. Oversharing on social media is the norm for so many. And interestingly, social media use upticks as spouses are contemplating divorce.
A 2014 study published in the journal…Continue Reading Beware Of These Social Media Blunders If You’re Going Through a Divorce
One of the first options to consider when you start your divorce is whether you want to proceed through litigation, mediation, or arbitration.
In general, at the outset of a…Continue Reading Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part III – Litigation, Mediation, or Arbitration?
We live in a very transient society; particularly New Jersey. There is greater outbound traffic from New Jersey than any other State. The reasons for these moves may vary, but…Continue Reading Temporary Absences & Custody Determinations under the New Jersey UCCJEA
The end of the year is the time for holiday merriment and top 10 lists. As a kid, I used to love to listen to Casey Kasem’s countdown of the…Continue Reading Top 10 Posts of 2022
I recently posted a blog about celebrity divorces being clickbait versus celebrity divorces with interesting issues. Well, an interesting issue has arisen with two of the most popular names right…Continue Reading Is Too Much Child Support a Thing For the Top 1%?
The proliferation of genetic testing, where you buy a kit and then send away saliva or scrapings from your cheek, to get your genetic history has certainly lead to many…Continue Reading 23 and Not Me
Given the transient tendencies of today’s society, jurisdictional issues arise quite frequently in divorces, custody matters and requests for financial support. Some examples include, but are not limited to, when…
Continue Reading Jurisdictional Concerns & Paternity Actions
Since the onset of the pandemic, New Jersey family law practitioners and litigants alike have been wondering how the obvious financial repercussions the pandemic has wrought on individuals’ financial circumstances…
Continue Reading New Jersey Appellate Division Rules: COVID is Not a Permanent Change of Circumstances to Modify Support