Can You Modify or Terminate Permanent Alimony in New Jersey?

You may think your alimony payments will never end. If you live in New Jersey, that could be the case....

Is There Common Law Marriage in New Jersey?

There’s a lot of confusion out there about common law marriage. People often think that if they live together for...

What Is an Ex Parte Custody Order and When Do You Need One?

Generally, you must file a motion asking for child custody. The motion is served on the other side, and the...

What Is a Custodial Parent?

In most child custody cases in Bergen County, one parent serves as the custodial parent. The child lives with the...

Limitations on Spousal Privilege in NJ

In New Jersey, spousal privilege is represented by a rule of evidence (New Jersey Rules of Evidence 509) and a...

What’s the Difference Between Legal Custody and Physical Custody?

Until a child is 18 years old or is legally emancipated, they are considered a minor. Parents retain custody of...

Does Your Marriage Qualify for an Annulment in New Jersey?

An annulment is a legal process of voiding a marriage. Instead of ending a marriage through the legal process of...

Do Grandparents Have Rights in New Jersey?

Most states limit the rights a grandparent has relating to their grandchild. The idea is that parents should have the...

Everything You Need To Know About Filing Bankruptcy After Divorce

Getting a divorce can lead to one or both parties filing for bankruptcy. Often, a couple can manage their debts...

Temporary Custody Arrangements In New Jersey During Your Divorce

The divorce process can be difficult. On the one hand, you have to identify all of your assets and debts...