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Halloween Candy Slogans and Divorce

It’s that spooky time of year. It’s time for creepy Halloween decor and carving pumpkins. And it’s almost time to escort your child door-to-door to collect candy from the neighbors just so you… >

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OPRA Tips: Do's and Don'ts

Here, we discuss some tips in crafting an OPRA request that will maximize the likelihood that you’ll receive the records you’re looking for and, if the request needs to be litigated, increase the po… >

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Retirement Accounts and QDROs

In New Jersey, assets acquired during the marriage are subject to equitable distribution. This means bank accounts, investment accounts, business interests, real estate, personal property and retirement account… >

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Engagement Rings: Not Just for Women Anymore. But What Happens to the Rings When Couples Divorce?

In 2021, the iconic jewelry store Tiffany & Co. released its first line of engagement rings for men, reflecting what we all know – men like jewelry too. An increasing number of men in heterosexual and… >

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If We Have a Mediator, Do We Need Attorneys?

An often-asked question is:  “If I am using a family law mediator, do I need to hire a divorce attorney?”  Although there is no requirement that a party have an attorney to represent him o… >

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Privacy Update: Bozzi v. City of Jersey City

On September 20, 2021, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its opinion in Bozzi v. City of Jersey City, in which the Court held that the names and home addresses of licensed dog owners are public records becaus… >

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Starting Off on the Right Foot

Perhaps the most important part of any matrimonial litigation is the preparation and filing of the financial Case Information Statement (“CIS”). It can be stressful, confusing, and time-consuming to… >

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Non-Profits - Part 1: Business Improvement Districts

In general, non-profit corporations are not subject to OPRA.  However, there are several important exceptions to this general rule.  In this series, we will discuss several categories of non-profits t… >

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How to Manage a Hectic School Year as Co-Parents

New Jersey schools are opening for full-time, in-person instruction. But as the current pandemic has shown, that can very well change from week to week. Because this year is likely to be much more unpredictable… >

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OPRA Lawsuits - Keep It Simple

In this blog, we frequently talk about the special, unique or unusual rules and practices applicable to OPRA cases.  Unlike ordinary litigation, OPRA claims must be initiated via a special procedure and sh… >

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