Gender Difficulties Fathers Face When Seeking Child Custody

July 18, 2023

Explore the Evolution of Child Custody Matters From the Tender Years Doctrine to Balanced Court Decisions Avoiding Gender Bias Against Fathers Seeking Custody in New Jersey In past decades, courts around the nation, including New Jersey, favored mothers when granting custody of children in a divorce. The practice was influenced by traditional gender roles, societal norms of the time, and the Tender Years Doctrine. The Tender Years Doctrine was a legal principle that presumed young children should be in the […]

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Forms of Child Abuse and Their Lasting Impact

April 14, 2023

Understanding Child Abuse and Its Legal Ramifications in New Jersey Child abuse can take many forms.  Children who are abused may experience more than one kind of abuse.  Physical abuse involves the intentional use of physical force on a child that results in bodily harm, such as hitting, kicking, shaking, burning, or any other physical harm to the child.  Hair pulling and obligatory strenuous exercises such as running stairs or holding heavy objects with outstretched arms are also used to […]

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Financial Abuse in Divorce: What You Need to Know

September 7, 2022

Financial Abuse and Why It’s Important if You’re Getting Divorced in New Jersey Financial abuse in a relationship is a powerful form of manipulation. It can keep a spouse trapped in an imbalanced marriage. That’s because the person controlling the finances uses it to control the other spouse. The spouse who tends to know more about the finances will also use that as an advantage during the divorce process to prevent the other partner from getting what they deserve under […]

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Dealing with Cyberstalking and Its Consequences in NJ

August 28, 2022

Avoid Being a Victim Cyberstalking and Delve Into the Different Scenarios to Protect Yourself from Its Consequences in Passaic County, New Jersey Social media and access to technology have made everything easier. You can shop, chat, hold meetings, make videos, and more. In the past ten years, technological advances have moved more quickly than in the past 30 years. It is astounding the things that can be done online these days. Unfortunately, with great power comes great responsibility, and not […]

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The Meaning and Basis for Extreme Cruelty in NJ Divorce Cases

August 3, 2022

Understanding Extreme Cruelty and How to Prove it as Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey According to the CDC, 2020 saw 630,505 divorces in the US. The New Jersey divorce rate has been relatively low; however, the rate of marriages is nearly equally low. The state of New Jersey allows divorces to be filed without proving fault, known as a “no-fault” divorce. No-fault divorces are granted when neither party bears any blame for the end of their marriage. Divorces without […]

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