Family Lawyer Blog

Should I name the father on the birth certificate?

Passaic County Lawyers Discuss the Pros and Cons of Naming Biological Father The father’s name is automatically included on the birth certificate when the birth mother is married. Legally, her husband is presumed to be the child’s father. In the case of an unmarried birth mother, adding the biological father’s name on the birth certificate… Read More

New Jersey Police to Begin Using New Breathalyzer Test

A measure adopted by New Jersey has changed the current Alcotest breathalyzer machine used as the basis of many drunk driving arrest. The Draeger Industries Alcotest 7110 MKIII-C has been the standard breathalyzer test administered to persons suspect of drunk driving until now. The new measure, Rule 50 N.J.R. 1818(c), replaces this machine with the… Read More

Union County Mother Seeks Justice for Car Accident in Westfield NJ

On January 28 Ashley Redding, 32 year old mother of three and Westfield resident, was driving south on Central Avenue when she was struck by another driver. This all too common occurrence resulted in injuries that required Mrs. Redding to be hospitalized and that she still suffers from.  The mysterious part of the incident is… Read More

What Is a Contested Divorce? What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

Contested vs Uncontested Divorce Passaic County NJ In divorce, agreements need to be settled before a divorce can be finalized. The issues involved in ending a marriage may heart wrenching and contentious. In some divorces every detail such as the distribution of property, child custody, child support and alimony are hotly contested in the family… Read More

Why You May Not Be Ready to Date Soon After Divorce

It’s a harsh reality when you are first alone in your house and your children leave with your ex-spouse.  There may be lonely nights in the beginning of your new life, following your divorce.  Eating and sleeping alone may feel odd or uncomfortable, after many years of marriage. This is something new to you, even if you… Read More

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