New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

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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Can I Sell my House During Divorce?

Can I Sell my House During Divorce? Our partner attorney Amy L. Miller joined Jacobs Berger, LLC as a Partner in 2017 and focuses solely on family law issues.  Amy’s practice is in the area of family law, including divorce,  mediation,  custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. In the following video, Amy talks about your options when it comes to

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“Shelter-in-place” Orders and Divorce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Shelter-in-place” Orders Impact the Amount of Divorce Cases in 2020 For those living in a struggling marriage, the stress exacerbated by “shelter-in-place” orders can be the tipping point. For the people of New Jersey and around the world, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has greatly affected our daily lives. We have never experienced anything like it,

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“Dating” Relationships Defined According to New Jersey Domestic Violence Law

Dating Relationships and Domestic Violence Attorneys Morristown NJ Domestic violence can be committed against someone with whom one is in a relationship According to the New Jersey Prevention Against Domestic Violence Act, a person can get a final restraining order placed against someone that has committed domestic violence. Domestic violence can be committed against someone

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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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Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer?

Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer? Morris County Family Lawyer Discusses Your Options Our experienced attorney Amy L. Miller through this video will tell us why is it important to count on an attorney by your side when filing a child support petition. She will also give us some arguments

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Am I Eligible for Child Support if We Never Legally Married?

Am I Eligible for Child Support in New Jersey if We Never Legally Married? Currently, a Trustee on the Morris County Bar Association, our partner Amy L. Miller is an Associate Editor on the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication and recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Young Lawyers Division’s Dictum publication. With her experience

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Can Supervised Visitation be Part of Our Custody Agreement?

Can Supervised Visitation be Part of a Morris County NJ Custody Agreement? Amy L. Miller joined Jacobs Berger, LLC as a Partner in 2017 and continues to focus solely on family law issues.  Amy’s practice is in the area of family law including divorce,  mediation,  custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. In this video, Amy gives an introduction to Supervised

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