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Domestic Violence and Protection with Provisions

The breakdown in a relationship can cause a great deal of tension, stress and high emotion with sometimes volatile behavior, which leads to domestic violence. Whether the act of domestic violence is a one-time … >

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Cohabitation and Its Impact on Alimony

Do you have an alimony obligation to your former spouse?  Do you suspect that your former spouse is living with a significant other?  Have your former spouse and their significant other been posting o… >

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Love Is in the Air -- Or Is It?

In our recent blog post titled “Mind Your Own Business!”, we explored New Jersey’s law on dividing property, including businesses, among separating spouses, which does not necessarily mean equ… >

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Updates to New Jersey Domestic Violence Laws

On January 8, 2024 Governor Murphy signed into law two statutes which crucially amended the domestic violence laws in New Jersey. First, Assembly Bill 1475 amended N.J.S.A. 2C:25-29 so that a court evaluating … >

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Mind Your Own Business!

One issue in every divorce is the distribution of marital assets.  New Jersey is an “equitable distribution” state, meaning that marital property is divided “fairly” (i.e., equitabl… >

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Do Grandparents Have Rights in New Jersey?

It is well known that grandparents play an important role in their grandchildren’s lives by providing unconditional love and support and teaching important life lessons. Grandparents’ influence can … >

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OPRA Best Practices for Parents and Guardians Requesting Their Child's Student Records

Parents and guardians have the right, under OPRA, to access copies of children’s student records. Access to these records becomes more important when parents and guardians are working to secure services f… >

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Understanding the Statute of Limitations for New Jersey Wage and Hour Law Violations

Ensuring fair compensation for employees is a cornerstone of labor laws in the United States, and each state has its own set of regulations to protect workers' rights. In New Jersey, the Wage and Hour Law estab… >

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Snow Days, Sick Days and Kids -- Oh My!

It’s that time of year when kids practice their favorite snow day superstitions from flushing ice cubes down the toilet to turning their pajamas inside out and sleeping with spoons under their pillows. It… >

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Case Alert: Dalnoky v. Pinelands Regional School District OPRA Statute of Limitations

Time to file a lawsuit challenging a denial of access under OPRA or the common law is one of the shortest statutes of limitations in New Jersey, which is 45 days after the date of the denial of access. In Daln… >

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