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Am I Eligible for Child Support if We Were Never Legally Married in New Jersey?

In the state of New Jersey, the law determines that every child should be supported by their parents, whether or not those parents share a household—or a last name. However, unmarried parents may mistakenly believe that they aren’t eligible to file for (or be required to pay) child support because of their marital or relationship …

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What Information Will My Attorney Need to Draft a Prenup Agreement?

When you’re counting down the days to your wedding (and perhaps to honeymoon celebrations), the last thing you may want to be thinking about is the “business side” of your upcoming marriage. But while it may seem counterintuitive, there are many benefits to balancing the excitement of the moment with thoughtful planning for your financial …

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Morristown Divorce and Family Law Attorneys Advising on  COVID-19 Stimulus After Divorce

Which Spouse is Entitled to a COVID-19 Stimulus Check After a NJ Divorce or Separation?

Although they are officially referred to as “2020 recovery rebates,” they are technically tax rebates, which will be credited against federal income taxes owed in the next tax year. As the on-going pandemic and continuing job uncertainty do nothing to abate the financial woes many couples who are divorcing, separating, or considering the dissolution of …

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If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies?

Financial support is often an important point in divorce proceedings. Alimony and child support are both designed, in different ways, to provide a stable home, and many families count on this financial support to provide education, food, and housing for themselves and their children. Because it is such an important part of a divorce settlement, …

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Can I move out of the state New Jersey with my child/children?

Can I Move Out of the State of New Jersey with my child/children? If you are considering moving out of the state of New Jersey with your child or children, there are things you need to consider before taking the final step. Our co-founder Sarah J. Jacobs, shares important information you need to know that …

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Use of Experts in Divorce Proceedings

Use of Experts in NJ Divorce Proceedings

Use of Experts in Divorce Proceedings Morristown NJ Attorneys With nearly 20 years of experience, and certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and Qualified as a Family Law Mediator, our seasoned attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. shares with whether or not to hire an expert and if so, …

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What irreconcilable differences mean in a divorce?

What Does Irreconcilable Difference Mean in a Divorce?

What Does Irreconcilable Difference Mean in a Divorce? As a strong believer in helping families transition and establish new roles and responsibilities while minimizing strain, Attorney Jamie N. Berger, Esq details the concept of irreconcilable differences and how they are managed by New Jersey Courts. Irreconcilable Differences, the most commonly cited grounds for Divorce in …

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What can be resolved in divorce mediation?

What can be resolved in divorce mediation?

What can be resolved in divorce mediation? Experienced Attorneys in the field of Mediation across Morris County and Northern New Jersey. “In every difficult situation is potential value, believe this then begin looking for it.” – Norman Vincent Peale –Attorney Jamie N. Berger, Esq approaches her practice with this philosophy in mind.  She encourages her …

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Physical distancing: How Do I Speak With Lawyer in New Jersey if I Can’t Leave My Home?

Social Distancing: How Do I Speak With Lawyer in New Jersey if I Can’t Leave My Home?

Connect with a Morris County NJ Family Lawyer during Quarantine Dedicated to Genuine and Constructive Resolutions for clients across Randolph, Madison, Tewksbury, Florham Park, Morristown, and the greater Morris County area As the amount of New Jersey citizens infected by the COVID-19 or the coronavirus increases and countless more are forced to “shelter in place” …

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What are my Options if my Co-parent is not paying Child Support?

What are my Options if my Co-parent is not paying Child Support? Morris County Child Support Attorneys helping clients with child support issues across Northern New Jersey. Jamie N. Berger is a Partner at Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in the area of family law. In the video, she shares child support options and mechanisms …

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