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Is Split Custody the Best Option for Your Family?

Often one of the most contentious issues during the divorce process concerns child custody. For divorcing parents, the decision of which parent is awarded primary custody of their children can be an emotional a… >

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2024 OPRA Amendments

On June 5, 2024, Governor Murphy signed S2930/A4045, which by far are the most significant changes to the Open Public Records Act since OPRA became law in 2002. The amendments become effective in 90 days, whic… >

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The Cut-Off Agreement in June

When a potential matrimonial client has their first consultation with an attorney, one of the common questions asked is whether their spouse has a continuing right to their assets since separation. In New Jerse… >

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Rocking Through Divorce: What You Can Learn from Classic Rock Songs

Like a rock song, divorce evokes emotions— some good, like relief, liberation, and resilience, and some less constructive which need not be named for anyone who has endured the breakup of their marriage. … >

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Summer Break and Childcare Is Not All Fun in the Sun for Working Parents

As the school year comes to a close and summer vacation begins, many parents are preparing for summer activities and camps for their children. For divorced parents, in addition to negotiating the summer schedul… >

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Pendente Lite Orders in New Jersey

During a divorce case, if requested by one of the parties, the court can enter an order which “temporarily” establishes a custody and parenting time schedule. The court can also enter an order which… >

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Death and Divorce: Rewriting Your Will After Divorce

Estate planning is a common practice undertaken by individuals to arrange the distribution of their assets upon death. While some individuals may believe that drafting a comprehensive estate plan concludes thei… >

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But My Parents Helped Pay for the House

In many a marriage, especially if the newlyweds are on the younger side, it is not uncommon for a family member to extend financial assistance to the new couple for the acquisition of that “starter home.&… >

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Will My Divorce End Up at Trial?

It is important to be aware that most New Jersey divorces are settled prior to a trial through negotiations between spouses with the assistance of attorneys and often a mediator.  Only approximately 1 &nda… >

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Your Millennial Friend's Divorce Tips

In English writing class, students are taught to “know your audience” and structure their writing accordingly. While we have previously provided you with Grandma’s Divorce Tips based upon your… >

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