fbpx
google screened check markGOOGLE SCREENED

Category: Child Support

Which Parent Gets Custody on Halloween?

For many children, Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays of the year. Between costumes, parties, and candy, what is not to love? Yet when it comes to families in which parents have gone through divorce, Halloween is often overlooked in many child custody proceedings and parenting schedules. If your custody agreement does not …

Continue Reading…

Sole vs. Shared Custody

By Jake Jenkinson             Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s contentious divorce matter is not new news; however, there has been a recent update regarding their acrimonious custody dispute. Specifically, it was recently reported that Brad Pitt’s request for joint custody has been granted over the objection of Angelina Jolie who sought sole custody based on …

Continue Reading…

Rights of Birth Parents

There are many reasons why people make the difficult decision to give their baby up for adoption. Some of the most common reasons include age, a lack of financial resources, and issues with drug addiction. Regardless of the reasons for putting a child up for adoption, it is important that the birth parents understand how …

Continue Reading…

What are Some Reasons for Child Support Modifications?

Child support is not just a legal obligation, it is an integral part of retaining healthy, sustainable relationships between parents and children following a divorce. Making payments creates strong bonds and offers additional support to separated families. It should also help parents manage situations together, with or without shared child custody arrangements. Child support arrangements …

Continue Reading…

What Should I Know About Social Media Amid My Divorce?

Most adults use some form of social media on a regular basis. It is always a good idea to be mindful of what one posts. Prior to social media platforms, it was easier to have privacy in a divorce. Nowadays, people are more inclined to document their lives online, and social media activity can impact …

Continue Reading…

Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce In New Jersey

Deciding to file for a divorce can be a daunting decision, especially when you are unsure how your spouse will react to your request for a divorce. It is important to know the divorce process and the options you have, depending on whether you and your spouse are able to reach an agreement. CONTESTED DIVORCE …

Continue Reading…

What Should I Expect from an Angry Ex-Spouse During the Divorce Process?

Most people going through divorce hope their ex-spouse will remain civil throughout the process. However, everyone handles divorce differently. The most agreeable partner can change when it is time to discuss visitation schedules or divide marital assets. Dealing with hostility at every turn can feel overwhelming and defeating. It is hard to see the light …

Continue Reading…

How to Appeal a Divorce

While some divorces are amicable and the two parties can find a solution without the input of the courts, others require adjudication. However, if you take your divorce to the courts, you may not like the final judgment.   You may appeal the family law court’s decision by going to the New Jersey Appellate Court …

Continue Reading…

Can Divorce Cause Abandonment Issues?

In the United States, spousal abandonment is the second leading cause of fault-based divorce. Abandonment is a word with many implications when it comes to divorce. There is the legal aspect of abandonment and how it impacts child custody, child support, and other divorce matters. There is also the emotional trauma when a spouse or …

Continue Reading…

Can I Travel Abroad with My Child if I Have Joint Custody?

As people across New Jersey and the nation continue to get the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, many are feeling more confident about traveling abroad. After many months of staying at home and social distancing, they are eager to explore life outside the United States. However, what if ex-spouses have joint custody and the child’s other parent …

Continue Reading…

Which Parent Gets Custody on Halloween?

For many children, Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays of the year. Between costumes, parties, and candy, what is not to love? Yet when it comes to families in which parents have gone through divorce, Halloween is often overlooked in many child custody proceedings and parenting schedules. If your custody agreement does not …

Continue Reading…

Sole vs. Shared Custody

By Jake Jenkinson             Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s contentious divorce matter is not new news; however, there has been a recent update regarding their acrimonious custody dispute. Specifically, it was recently reported that Brad Pitt’s request for joint custody has been granted over the objection of Angelina Jolie who sought sole custody based on …

Continue Reading…

Rights of Birth Parents

There are many reasons why people make the difficult decision to give their baby up for adoption. Some of the most common reasons include age, a lack of financial resources, and issues with drug addiction. Regardless of the reasons for putting a child up for adoption, it is important that the birth parents understand how …

Continue Reading…

What are Some Reasons for Child Support Modifications?

Child support is not just a legal obligation, it is an integral part of retaining healthy, sustainable relationships between parents and children following a divorce. Making payments creates strong bonds and offers additional support to separated families. It should also help parents manage situations together, with or without shared child custody arrangements. Child support arrangements …

Continue Reading…

What Should I Know About Social Media Amid My Divorce?

Most adults use some form of social media on a regular basis. It is always a good idea to be mindful of what one posts. Prior to social media platforms, it was easier to have privacy in a divorce. Nowadays, people are more inclined to document their lives online, and social media activity can impact …

Continue Reading…

Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce In New Jersey

Deciding to file for a divorce can be a daunting decision, especially when you are unsure how your spouse will react to your request for a divorce. It is important to know the divorce process and the options you have, depending on whether you and your spouse are able to reach an agreement. CONTESTED DIVORCE …

Continue Reading…

What Should I Expect from an Angry Ex-Spouse During the Divorce Process?

Most people going through divorce hope their ex-spouse will remain civil throughout the process. However, everyone handles divorce differently. The most agreeable partner can change when it is time to discuss visitation schedules or divide marital assets. Dealing with hostility at every turn can feel overwhelming and defeating. It is hard to see the light …

Continue Reading…

How to Appeal a Divorce

While some divorces are amicable and the two parties can find a solution without the input of the courts, others require adjudication. However, if you take your divorce to the courts, you may not like the final judgment.   You may appeal the family law court’s decision by going to the New Jersey Appellate Court …

Continue Reading…

Can Divorce Cause Abandonment Issues?

In the United States, spousal abandonment is the second leading cause of fault-based divorce. Abandonment is a word with many implications when it comes to divorce. There is the legal aspect of abandonment and how it impacts child custody, child support, and other divorce matters. There is also the emotional trauma when a spouse or …

Continue Reading…

Can I Travel Abroad with My Child if I Have Joint Custody?

As people across New Jersey and the nation continue to get the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, many are feeling more confident about traveling abroad. After many months of staying at home and social distancing, they are eager to explore life outside the United States. However, what if ex-spouses have joint custody and the child’s other parent …

Continue Reading…