Let’s Talk About A… Parenting Coordinator

Is a Parenting Coordinator Right for You? From 2007 to 2012, Bergen, Middlesex, Morris, Sussex, and Union Counties participated in the Parenting Coordinator Pilot Program approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Through this now-inactive Pilot Program, participating Courts were empowered with the ability to appoint a neutral parenting coordinator to assist in the resolution […]

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Pride Month: Adoptions

Adoption by Same-Sex Couples The Uniform Parentage Act (“UPA”) establishes the parent-child relationship, or the legal relationship between a child and the child’s natural or adoptive parents, between a child and the child’s co-parents, or between the child and the child’s intended parents pursuant to a gestational carrier agreement as to what rights, privileges, duties, […]

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Domestic Violence During Coronavirus

Domestic Violence During Coronavirus Ever since Governor Murphy ordered us to “stay at home” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reports of domestic violence during coronavirus have significantly decreased. However, that does not mean that incidences of domestic violence have decreased at all; according to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, this is only indicative of […]

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Parenting in a Time of COVID-19

4 Tips for Co-Parenting During the Coronavirus Today is the one-month mark for many of us in self-quarantine in New Jersey. For me, that means spending time cooped up in my apartment with my cat. But, for others, that means you have been struggling to navigate the murky waters of a temporary parenting time schedule […]

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Let’s Talk About… Parallel Parenting: 3 Tips

Edward Kruk, Ph.D., writing for Psychology Today, defines parallel parenting as “an arrangement in which divorced parents are able to co-parent by means of disengaging from each other, and having limited direct contact, in situations where they have demonstrated that they are unable to communicate with each other in a respectful manner.”  The primary goal […]

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“Marriage Story”: A Cautionary Tale?

By Amanda Yu, Esq. Take-away learnings about divorce If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me about what I thought about “Marriage Story,” the Academy Award-nominated film that was released on Netflix in December 2019, I would have made a lot of money very quickly. I wanted to enjoy this film and […]

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