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 NewContinue Reading The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2024 Edition
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?
Deadlines are commonplace in Marital Settlement Agreements negotiated incident to a divorce. In fact, most Orders from the Court contain time-sensitive obligations. But, what happens when someone misses that date…Continue Reading Delay, Waiver & Law of the Case Doctrine
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
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 – 2023 Edition
In anticipation of this series, I reached out to some former clients and asked them: How could you have been better prepared for your divorce?
One client told me that…Continue Reading Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part II – Gather Your Proofs
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
The law in New Jersey regarding palimony continues to incrementally evolve, as I have blogged about in the past. A few years ago, I argued the Maeker v. Ross case…
Continue Reading Do I Need a Lawyer for My Palimony Agreement? Supreme Court Says No!
Prior to September 1, 2021, name change applications were required to be made public both upon request for inspection (Rules 1:2-1, 1:38-1) and by way of a publication requirement in…
Continue Reading Good Cause to Seal Name Change Applications for Transgender Litigants
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…