Can Criminal Charges and Convictions Impact Custody Decisions?

August 6, 2021

Whether you are battling in divorce proceedings or outside of marriage, child custody is a thorny issue with as many considerations as there are families. Criminal charges against you can further complicate these issues. Each family situation merits a customized view and arrangement, though some principles remain constant. For one, judges deciding custody disputes always look to the best interests of the child when awarding custody to one or both parents. The starting presumption is that a child’s best interests […]

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Advantages of Uncontested Divorce Passaic County, NJ
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Marriage and Divorce by the Numbers

February 26, 2018

It is an often cited statistic that “half of all marriages end in divorce”, but this is simply not true. In fact, the divorce rate in the U.S. has declined in recent decades, due to many social and other factors. The myth of the 50 percent divorce may stem from a report written in 1980 by the National Center for Health Statistics, which incorrectly predicted that half of all marriages taking place between 1976-77 would end in divorce and that this […]

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