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Child Custody

Filing an Emergency Custody Order: What You Need to Know

Whether it’s the initial filing, negotiating terms of parenting time, or keeping an agreement updated and functional for the whole family—dealing with child custody issues can be stressful even when everything is going smoothly.  But what about when it doesn’t go smoothly? Hiccups in the process, misunderstandings between parties, and frustrations with your co-parent are …

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What Parents Should Know about Child Custody in NJ

When you take a cross-country trip with your child, it requires detailed planning and preparation. You have to be able to negotiate your way through unexpected detours, bathroom breaks—and the ever-present question in the background: “Are we there yet?” Navigating child custody is much the same. While it may feel like you’ll never reach your …

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How to Tell Your Children You Are Getting Divorced

Choosing to divorce is a big decision, and it’s one that is full of complex, sometimes conflicting emotions and concerns about what comes next.  One of the most universal concerns for parents who are divorcing is how they’re going to break the news to their children and how their children will process the information.  Even …

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Child Custody and COVID-19: What to Do If Co-Parents Disagree on the Vaccine

Co-parents who are divorced or unmarried may have a new decision on their plates this summer and in the coming months: whether or not to vaccinate their children against COVID-19. The decision to vaccinate or not has been a divisive topic nationally, and we expect some differences in perspective to feed into child custody discussions …

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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?

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?

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 medical conditions that can impact your ability …

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Do I have to tell my ex exactly where we are 24/7?

Do I have to tell my ex exactly where we are 24/7?

Do I have to tell my ex exactly where we are 24/7? Jacobs Berger, LLC Co-Founder Jamie N. Berger, an experienced attorney and masters all family law-related issues, explains the importance and the reasons why it is wise to keep your ex-spouse informed when spending time with your children. While you certainly do not need …

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