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The ABC's of Divorce

Lawyers tend to speak in jargon, and a divorce in New Jersey involves a whirlwind of acronyms which can make the head of any litigant spin. It starts out with the preparation of a CIS (Case Information Statemen… >

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Who Has the Right of Way?

According to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately half of all car accidents involving injuries occur at intersections, including intersections with stop signs.  If you get into an accident at … >

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Cohn Lifland Appellate Win -- Malanga v. West Orange

On May 3, 2022, the Appellate Division issued a decision in Malanga v. Township of West Orange, in which the Court reversed the trial court in part and remanded the case to the trial court for further proceedin… >

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Let's Talk About Sex (Education) in Co-Parenting

In 1990, Salt-N-Pepa urged us to “talk about sex” and “all the good things and the bad things that may be.”  For co-parents considering New Jersey’s new social and sexual heal… >

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National v. Local Law Firms: What You Should Know

National law firms have been advertising their services to a greater and lesser extent over the years. The decision to select a national law firm or a local law firm has to be made on a case-by-case basis and t… >

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Preparing for Economic Mediation

Many of the financial issues in a divorce action are resolved through mediation, including the calculation of child support or alimony, or the division of real property, investment accounts, retirement accounts… >

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Forcing Insurers to Deal Fairly

On January 18, 2022, Governor Phill Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (“IFCA”), giving individuals who have been injured in car accidents the right to file civil lawsu… >

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Make Your Summer Plans Now!

All year round, parenting presents challenges in every family, especially summer vacation plans. In New Jersey, it is assumed that children deserve the benefit of having both parents involved and that "it is in… >

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Unnecessary Deaths

Every year thousands of individuals die of cancer that could have and should have been diagnosed earlier. The three most common cancers associated with unnecessary deaths and litigation are Lung Cancer, Breast … >

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A Matter of (Parenting) Time

Although we may overlook it, time is our most precious asset. In a divorce, the importance of parenting time with children is rarely overlooked -- especially with regard to spending quality time with the childr… >

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