Category: Child Custody

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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How can a medical condition impact custody?

How can a medical condition impact custody? Co-Founder Jamie N. Berger handles family law, divorce, alimony, child support and custody related issues at Jacobs Berger, LLC. In the following video, she explains the custody factors the court considers when there are medical conditions involved. The court can and should consider under the custody factors any

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Divorce Changes Your Life, But Shouldn’t Ruin Your Life

Morristown Divorce Attorneys With You Every Step of the Way It’s possible that you and your spouse were struggling for years before you decided you just couldn’t keep struggling any longer. It’s also possible that a specific event, like an extra-marital affair, changed your mind about staying in the marriage and convinced you that the

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How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers?

How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers? Our attorney, Jamie N. Berger, is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in family law and was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section. In the

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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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“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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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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How to change a Child’s Birth Certificate?

Augmenting a Child’s Birth Certificate in New Jersey In the state of New Jersey, adding a biological father’s name to a child’s birth certificate is a fairly simple, albeit somewhat confusing process. Schedule a Consult with a Family Lawyer Today There are many different situations a mother may find herself within when she decides to

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