The Importance of Witness Credibility in Passaic County Family Law Cases

October 9, 2019

Child Custody Attorneys Discuss Witness Credibility When Serving Passaic County and Northern NJ Clients in Wayne, Clifton, Paterson, with offices in Woodland Park It is common for a family law or divorce lawyer who wants to strengthen their case to introduce witnesses to testify on their client’s behalf. However, before any attorney introduces the testimony of such witnesses as part of their child custody case, it is crucial that they determine if the potential witness is credible or not. A […]

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Most Recent Changes to Child Relocation Law in NJ

September 30, 2019

Passaic County Family Law Attorneys helping parents with child relocation issues in towns such as Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, Woodland Park and across Northern NJ On August 6th, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Bisbing v Bisbing dramatically changes the way in which out-of-state parental relocation requests are decided in New Jersey. Whereas previously, parents with primary or sole custody of children could very easily relocate out-of-state with those children without regard to the other parent, […]

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The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

September 25, 2019

Child Custody Attorneys helping clients determine where to adjudicate disputes and navigating the Family Courts across Passaic County and Northern NJ The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, more commonly known as the UCCJEA, was adopted in 1997 by forty-nine of the states, D.C., Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. However, the State of New Jersey did not adopt its version until 2004. It served to replace an older act, known as the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, which […]

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Guardian ad litem in Passaic County NJ Child Custody Cases

September 10, 2019

Guardian ad Litem and Parenting Time Attorneys Serving Passaic County and Northern NJ with offices in Woodland Park What is a guardian ad litem? A guardian ad litem is an advocate appointed on behalf of a child at the request of a parent or discretion of the judge. They are responsible for representing the child’s best interests, and often a private practice attorney assigned to an individual case where custody, visitation and parenting time in divorce cases are at issue. […]

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When is a plenary hearing necessary in a child custody case?

September 2, 2019

Child Custody Attorneys Serving Passaic County and Northern NJ with offices in Woodland Park The impacts of divorce on a family are clear and potent. Most notably, they affect children. As such, coming to a fair and reasonable agreement on child custody that reflects the children’s best interest is crucial. However, divorce proceedings and their byproducts, like child custody determination, are rarely without conflict. Due to the emotionality of any divorce proceeding, among many factors, a couple often disputes facts […]

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