Family Law

December 16, 2015

Child May Call Stepparent ‘Mom’ or ‘Dad,’ New Jersey Judge Says

A  New Jersey judge has ruled that a child of divorced parents may choose to call a stepparent “Mom” or “Dad,” provided the child is old […]
July 30, 2015

New Jersey judges must weigh more than marriage length in determining alimony

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 29, 2015 at 5:54 PM, updated July 29, […]
July 26, 2015

What is a Parenting Coordinator ( In New Jersey) ?

In divorce cases and in child custody cases, a Parenting Coordinator is often utilized. Parenting Coordinator is a professional, either a psychologist or an experienced attorney […]
July 15, 2015

Child Custody, Relocation, Visitation, and Grandparents’ Rights In New Jersey Divorce Cases

Children’s issues are some of the most sensitive matters in New Jersey divorce cases. In this podcast, a family lawyer from Bradley Beach explains how a […]
May 6, 2015

New Jersey: Supreme Court Justices Consider Whether Leaving Child in Car Is Abuse

New Jersey Legal In Brief By Michael Booth |April 27, 2015 The New Jersey Supreme Court is mulling whether a parent can be found to have […]
May 6, 2015

New Jersey: Domestic Violence Claims Enough to Deny Gun Permit

New Jersey Legal Briefs By Michael Booth |April 22, 2015 A New Jersey appeals court ruled April 22 that a person who has been accused of […]
April 21, 2015

Biggest battles over child custody are playing in statehouses.

By Ashby Jones April 16, 2015 1:22 p.m. ET Prompted partly by fathers concerned that men for too long have gotten short shrift in custody decisions, […]
March 3, 2015

Avoid Expensive Litigation Using Alternative Dispute Resolution

More and more there is a trend in Family law toward Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). ADR is a way of resolving disputes in ways other than […]
January 26, 2015

Hide And Seek – Tracking Down Hidden Assets In Divorce Cases

Brittany Blackburn Koch Associate/ National Law Review Divorce is never an easy time for anyone involved. The end of any relationship carries an excessive amount of […]