Family Lawyer Blog

Tax Reform, Divorce, and Alimony in 2019

In 2019, drastic changes to the way alimony payments are taxed are coming as a result of the release of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act“.  These changes will have dramatic effects on divorces in Passaic County, Paterson, Wane, Woodland Park and the entire state of New Jersey. It is critical to note that these… Read More

Passaic County, NJ Adoption

Adopting a child or children in need can be a life changing experience for New Jersey families. Not only will adoptive parents be providing a new life for their adoptive children, but they will be enriching their own lives as well. Adoption is also a potentially complex legal process which may involve a number of… Read More

Passaic County, NJ: Types of Theft Charges

In New Jersey, theft and fraud charges range from first degree felonies to petty disorders persons. In other words, depending on the nature and degree of the crime, offenders may be looking at decades in a state prison or walking free. In order to understand why such a large discrepancy exists, it is first important to understand… Read More

Contempt of Court in New Jersey Family Law Cases

“Contempt of court” is the kind of legal term which is both well known, but not well understood. However, being found in contempt is a common occurrence when former spouses or co-parents refuse to adhere to their family law agreements such as divorce settlement agreements, child custody agreements, child support agreements, alimony agreements, and more. On the flip side, being… Read More

Psychiatric Fitness as a Legal Defense in Passaic County, NJ

New Jersey criminal charges are meant to hold responsible parties accountable for illegal actions. However, there are certain situations in which the perpetrators may not be held responsible for their actions due to mental health issues or other psychiatric reasons. In the eyes of the law, only defendants who are mentally competent may stand trial. Psychiatric fitness… Read More

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