Can Mental and Physical Health be an Issue in Child Custody Decisions?

December 9, 2019

Passaic County Family Law Attorneys serving parents through child custody issues in towns like as Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, Woodland Park and across Northern NJ In cases where a spouse suffers from a disease or mental illness, it is natural to question if the family law courts may use that information to negatively impact on an individual’s child custody case. It is important to remember that New Jersey courts will always hold a child’s best interest (New Jersey code N.J.S.A. 9:2-4) […]

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Emergency Motions Filed in New Jersey Family Court

October 23, 2019

Passaic County Family Lawyers Handling Emergency Motions in Woodland Park, Wayne, Paterson and across Northern New Jersey Though the relationship between spouses may be amicable, a divorce is never easy. There are emotional and physical tolls that divorce proceedings take on all involved, not to mention financial and time implications. Sometimes, however, the stress endured by one party is amplified beyond measure when their physical safety or that of their children, or their financial security, is threatened by the other […]

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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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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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