Taking Action for Your Child Via Ex Parte Custody in New Jersey

May 19, 2024

Standard Hearings Involve Both Parents, But Ex Parte Orders Are Granted in Emergencies Without the Other Parent Present. These Temporary Orders Require Strong Proof Due to Their Seriousness. The family court in New Jersey prioritizes children’s best interests in all decisions, from divorce settlements to child custody and parenting time. In order to obtain child custody or modify an existing child custody agreement, an individual must file a motion with the New Jersey Superior Part: Family Court. A hearing follows […]

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Implications of Breastfeeding in Custody and Parenting Time Determinations

April 29, 2024

Effects and Complications of a Baby’s Breastfeeding Needs when Determining Child Custody in New Jersey The birth of a baby is a joyous occasion, but it also brings a significant responsibility to protect and care for the new life. This responsibility, when parents separate or divorce, becomes more complex.  Co-parenting decisions, such as caring for the baby and scheduling parenting time, can be particularly challenging when the child is breastfeeding.  During the first 8-10 weeks of life, breastfeeding should be […]

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Challenges of International Child Custody Issues in New Jersey

April 24, 2024

More International Couples Are Having Children, But Divorce Can Lead to Complex Custody Battles If Parents Want to Reside in Different Countries. These Battles Can Involve Difficult Visitation Schedules and Even International Abduction. Globalization is changing the panorama in our business and personal relationships. It is common for partners from different countries of origin to formalize their relationship and have children. Unfortunately, many couples divorce, and when one parent wants to return to their home country, international child custody becomes […]

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What Happens if Parents Can’t Work Together on Homeschooling Decisions in NJ?

April 14, 2024

If Parents Disagree on Homeschooling, Courts Prioritize The Child’s Best Interests, Considering Custody Terms and Each Parent’s Ability to Educate Well. Whether you want more freedom in your family schedule, the ability to meet the individual needs of your child in a tailored, personalized way, or you are seeking alignment between your child’s education and your religious or philosophical beliefs, the desire to homeschool your child is usually based on very personal and passionate reasons. If you co-parent with your […]

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List of Don’ts for Stay at Home Parents Seeking Custody

March 14, 2024

What Not to do as a Stay at Home Mom or Dad who Wants Custody in New Jersey In 1940, 92% of women were stay-at-home moms. By 2020, more than 70% of women are in the workforce, either full or part-time. In 2022, 50% of moms who chose to stay at home had at least one child under the age of 5. 65% of women and 55% of men agree that children benefit from having one parent stay home. The […]

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