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The Role of an Attorney in DCPP/DYFS Cases: How Legal Representation Can Help

Has the Department of Child Protection and Permanency visited your home or taken your child away in Paramus, New Jersey? If so, you need and deserve a knowledgeable attorney to guide you through this challenging time. With a lawyer’s support, you can effectively address the DCPP’s concerns, protect your rights, and...

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Navigating Complex Assets – A Guide To Equitable Distribution

Equitable distribution of complex assets in New Jersey is a legal process that occurs during a divorce, where the spouses can divide their marital property.  Equitable distribution does not necessarily mean a 50/50 split of assets. Instead, it means a fair division based on several factors. It is essential to differentiate...

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The Impact of Domestic Violence on Child Custody Cases in New Jersey

The presence of domestic violence in child custody cases presents an additional series of deeply concerning challenges in family law. At its core, domestic violence is not just an issue between partners. When there is domestic violence present in the household, it can cast a profound and lasting impact on the...

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Talking to your Family about Estate Planning During the Holidays

Estate planning, often perceived as a complex and sensitive topic, becomes especially important during the holidays, a time traditionally associated with family gatherings and reflection on the future. Since many families are together during the holidays in a supportive environment, this time can be a unique opportunity to discuss estate planning....

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Factors Considered in Determining Types Of Spousal Alimony Payments

In New Jersey, determining spousal alimony payments (often referred to as "spousal support" or "maintenance") is a complex process. The court considers a variety of factors in making a determination. While there is not a fixed formula like child support, the following factors can play a role in the determination...

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What Are Special Considerations And Steps Involved In A Same-Sex Divorce in New Jersey?

Same-sex divorces in New Jersey are generally subject to the same laws and procedures as different-sex divorces. However, there can be some unique considerations that might come into play:

Marriage Duration: Same-sex marriage was legalized in New Jersey in 2013, which means that even though some...
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How Can You Design A Prenuptial Agreement To Protect Your Assets and Clarify Your Financial Rights?

We often hear or read in the news about high-profile individuals who have entered into prenuptial (“prenup”) agreements to protect themselves, especially in situations where one of the individuals getting married has celebrity status and has amassed a great deal of wealth.  Things often get tense when these individuals are about...

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