Author: Sarah Jacobs, Esq.

How to Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order

May 27
How to Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order
By Categories Family Law

Domestic violence can include a wide range of behaviors, such as harassment, assault, and stalking. In fact, the New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act defines nineteen different actions as domestic violence. Restraining orders seek to provide the victim—who, in court, would be referred to as the plaintiff—with a greater level of protection. (The person

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What to Know About Filing for Divorce in New Jersey

May 27
What to Know About Filing for Divorce in New Jersey
By Categories Family Law

For many people, divorce marks a stressful time. It’s not simply the end of a relationship—there are also many logistical hurdles to navigate, such as divvying up finances and property, finding a new place to live, and determining custody and parenting time with children. Filing for divorce can feel overwhelming, but there are steps you

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Financial Planning and Investing during COVID

Financial Planning and Investing during COVID Our founding attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. interviews Certified Financial Planner Scott Greenberg from SJG Private Wealth Management. Scott Greenberg: As you mentioned, I am a certified financial planner which part of that means that I act as a fiduciary for all of the families that we are blessed

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Small Business, Covid, and Wellness in a Virtual World

Small Business, Covid, and Wellness in a Virtual World Our attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq., interviews wellness coach and co-owner Michelle Els from Pure Space Studio-www.purespacestudio.com. Michelle Els: This journey began as a child, but my qualifications in fitness happened 25 years ago, and it is just progress like anything you continue to grow within

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Buying and Selling Real Estate in a Virtual World

Buying and Selling Real Estate in a Virtual World Our attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. interviews Brandie Brojan from Real Estate-https://www.brandiebrojan.com. Brandie Brojan: About three years ago, I actually started this new career. That is coming off of a 10-year career in promotions and marketing for various radio stations, and then I did about a

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New Jersey Appellate case, giving rise to a new precedent in domestic violence law

Children’s Rights in Divorce and Domestic Violence Protections Attorneys Morristown NJ Custody arrangement and parenting time agreement allow the child to be integrated into both households following a divorce. New Jersey law is set up to protect the state’s citizens in all of their life experiences. Judicial law is especially protective of children’s best interests,

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Avoid Inequitable Asset Distribution & Ensure Child Support Obligations

“Callahan” Constructive Trust, Asset Distribution and Child Support Obligations Attorneys While many divorces are relatively straightforward with couples negotiating for a fair and mutually beneficial outcome Unlike other states, alimony and spousal support in New Jersey are determined without any set guidelines, leaving both parties room for both negotiation and possible contention. Although most spouses

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How does Equitable Distribution work in the State of New Jersey?

How does Equitable Distribution work in the State of New Jersey? Our founder attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. with nearly 20 years of experience, and certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and Qualified as a Family Law Mediator, explains in this video the proper concept of Equitable Distribution.

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What can I do to help enforce an agreement that I had with my co-parent in regards to custody and parenting time?

Custody and Parenting Time Enforcement Attorneys Morris County NJ Custody and Parenting Time are often the most critical components of a Marital Agreement or Divorce Crafting a Custody Agreement and your options if enforcement becomes necessary Often parents call us with questions regarding what they can do to help enforce an agreement that they have

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