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Good Co-parenting Means Making “Me Time”

One thing that distinguishes good parenting from great parenting is having happy, well-adjusted children. Although you may provide love and support, your child may still struggle with being truly happy. Renowned psychotherapist Sean Grover explains that “a parent’s most important job is to demonstrate to their children how to live a fulfilling and happy life.” […]

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Let’s Talk… About 14 Years of Family Law

Happy 14th Anniversary at Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, Trigg, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC, to me! 14 years as a family law attorney has taught me a lot about life, love, children, families and the practice of law. A 14 Year Journey A lot has happened in the last 14 years. Professionally, I become a partner, became a […]

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College Costs and Divorce

As if college costs weren’t high enough, a recent case decided in the New Jersey Appellate Division now holds that parents in their property settlement agreements cannot obligate their children to take out student loans.  The panel in the case, M.F.W. v. G.O., specifically ruled that the parents could not require their child, a non-party […]

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Wealth Dividing Retirement Accounts

Guest blog by BNY Mellon Wealth Management Dividing Retirement Accounts in Divorce Proceedings As we see an increasing rate of divorce later in life, known as “gray divorce,” it’s critical to consider the impact of retirement accounts on a couple’s marital estate. Individual retirement accounts (IRAs), pension plans and other forms of retirement accounts can […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Seek Equal Parenting Time

Equally shared parenting offers a way for both parents to create equal and deep bonds with their children.  Parents collaborate on childcare issues, regardless of how big or small, and each parent spends the same amount of time with their children.  Consequently, both parents become experts and both get to know their children emotionally and […]

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Kids’ Activities and Divorce

“Mom, this fall I want to do soccer, two dance classes, travel basketball, Girl Scouts— pleaaaaaa-ssssse!”  Sound familiar? If you’re a parent with a school-aged kid, it probably sounds all too familiar. Your thought process is probably similar to mine: how will I get you there, and how much is this going to cost me? […]

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