Passaic County Domestic Violence Attorneys Contest Alimony Petition From An Abusive Spouse

January 28, 2019

The Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (“Act”) was passed with the well-meaning intention of protecting and helping to make whole again victims of domestic violence. This act specifically states that victims of domestic violence are entitled to financial support from their abusers. However, most people would be shocked to find out that an individual who obtains a final restraining order against their spouse can be ordered to pay alimony to support his/her abuser. The truth is that the Act is […]

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When to Use Child Testimony in Passaic County Custody Cases

January 9, 2019

Child custody is often one of most hard-fought battles waged in family law courts in situations of divorce or separation. Parents often have strong opinions about what is best for their children and will fight hard to make sure their child or children are protected. It is common during these court battles for parents to use all resources at their disposal to help achieve their goals. Testimony from friends, family, medical professionals, and therapists can all help a parent to […]

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Domestic Violence and Divorce

December 10, 2018

Domestic violence damages the lives of an estimated four million people every year–the vast majority of them women.  Domestic violence impacts not only the victim but children, relatives and friends as well. There are studies that show that violence occurs at least once in as many as two-thirds of all marriages. Moreover, Roughly 40% of all physically abused children have also witnessed physical violence between their parents. If you or someone you know is currently involved in an abusive relationship, divorce […]

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Things to Consider when Creating a Passaic County Prenuptial Agreement

October 25, 2018

Essentially, a prenuptial agreement is a contract entered into by two parties prior to their marriage.  This contract outlines each individual’s rights and obligations should the marriage eventually terminate.  Reasons why individuals enter into these agreements can vary widely, and are usually used to clarify both individuals’ expectations, help avoid uncertainties and help alleviate fears of either party before entering into the marriage. However, before entering into any prenuptial agreement or any legal contract it is important to have an […]

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Modifying Your Child Support Agreement

August 3, 2016

One of the key components of divorce in Passaic county and New Jersey for marriages involving children is child support. During the divorce process your family lawyer and the courts will analyze various factors to establish if child support will be included in a divorce settlement. The courts will take into consideration your income, your spouse’s income, if support should exist and determine an arrangement based on these listed components. However, what if these aforementioned factors change after a child […]

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