Let’s Talk About Divorce

Tips to Work Effectively With Your Divorce Attorney

By Megan E. Hodes, Esq. Divorce is a difficult process which can be emotionally draining and exhausting for all parties involved. While the divorce process may feel like it consumes your life from the very beginning, there are practical ways that can assist you to work with your attorney to streamline the process as much […]

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Let’s Talk About… Tri-Parenting In New Jersey

The idea of a “nuclear family” has vastly changed in the last several years.   Families are formed not only by marriages, but also by separations, divorces, same-sex couples, adoption, and reproductive technologies.  These “new” ways of creating families have changed the considerations that the Family Court in New Jersey must govern.  Changing legislation and case law […]

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Let’s Make Sure Halloween’s Not That Scary This Year!

Let’s face it: 2020 is pretty exhausting – and scary. Going outside with a mask on can make you feel like a character from a movie— say Jason Voorhees or Michael Meyers? Staying home in quarantine for so long can make you feel like a ghost. And now, with apples being picked and the fall […]

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Let’s Talk About … Harassment

In a newly released, unpublished decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division provided helpful insight with regard to several recurring topics that arise when attempting to obtain a Final Restraining Order on the basis of harassment.  While harassment is the most frequently utilized predicate act alleged when victims seek protection, it is also one of the […]

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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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Remote Learning During COVID-19

Welcome Back to School! Please turn on your webcam. Even with a late Labor Day on Monday, September 7th, August is when our thoughts traditionally turn to back-to-school. Of course, this year, due to the ongoing pandemic, more and more schools in New Jersey are starting either with a hybrid of in-person and online learning […]

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