New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Strategies for Divorcing a Narcissist

Divorcing a Narcissist Divorce can be a challenging process, but most people would say it’s well worth the energy and effort in the end. That said, when you’re in the middle of the process, it can feel pretty difficult —and that’s doubly true if you’re divorcing a narcissist. Whether your spouse has been diagnosed with

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How to File for Child Support in New Jersey

For many parents, determining appropriate levels of child support is one of the most important issues to resolve during a divorce. After all, child support payments can have a significant impact on the well-being of the whole family. As family law attorneys, we regularly help our clients with child support questions—including how to file for

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10 Co-parenting Tips

In the challenging journey that divorce can be, getting to the end of the process only to still be in regular communication with your co-parent can feel overwhelming. It’s important to remember that no matter how hard it feels, coordinating with your co-parent to raise happy, healthy, and emotionally stable children is feasible. The real

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How to Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order

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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Redecorating While Quarantine

Redecorating While Quarantine Our attorney Amy L. Miller interviews Interior Designer Emily Harmatz from Just The Right Piece Emily Harmatz: My name is Emily Harmatz, and I own an interior design firm called Just the Right Place, and we pretty much like to create practical and beautiful living spaces, and I do everything from picking

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Can Grandparents get custody if the child wants to live with them?

Can Grandparents get custody if the child wants to live with them? Our Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie N. Berger practices exclusively in the area of family law. In the following video, Jaimie talks about the rights grandparents have when it comes to visitation and even custody related issues. Grandparents do have certain rights in

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