Category: Co-Parenting

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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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 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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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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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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Proof of Parental Alienation

Proving Parental Alienation Parental alienation is a dangerous manipulation of a child’s relationship with their other parent that can cause long-term trauma for the child as well as affect their capacity to trust their parent. The process of divorce has diverse effects on everyone involved. When children are involved in the effects of divorce, they

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The Challenges of Distance/Remote Learning for Divorced Parents

Distance or Remote Learning for Primary Custodian of the Children in Morris County NJ All parents in New Jersey, but especially divorced parents, face a tremendous challenge. Many schools have determined that they will substitute in-person schooling with remote learning partially or completely. There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our

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