Family Law

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Child Support Termination in Pennsylvania

Child support termination and when payments can stop are substantial and nuanced questions we often receive as child support lawyers. Child support payments contribute to a variety of expenses that fall to the parent with custody. These can include medical fees, children’s school and activity expenses, and food and clothing necessities. These court-ordered payments commonly […]

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Child Support for College Students in NJ

Now that your child is off to college, you may be wondering, “What is my obligation for child support?” If you live in New Jersey, you will likely have a continuing obligation to pay child support for college students. If you have any questions, it’s best to reach out to a child support lawyer for […]

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Shared Custody and School Choice During the Pandemic

Virtual? In-person? Hybrid? What happens when parents cannot agree? As the country continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, parents with shared custody are faced with difficult choices regarding how their children should attend school. Below is some insight and answers from a child custody attorney as to how best to deal with the decision. […]

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Temporary Restraining Orders – What are the Options in New Jersey?

Domestic violence in New Jersey can include anything from serious physical violence to harassment as it is defined under the statute. When there is an allegation of domestic abuse in New Jersey, a victim can seek the protection of the Court. This is done by applying for a temporary restraining order. You can consult with […]

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Divorce Checklist

Divorce is never easy, even more so if you have children involved. But if you’ve decided a divorce is the only way out, make sure you’re completely prepared. Use this divorce checklist to ensure you’re taking the necessary steps to make the process as smooth as possible and reach the fairest outcome for everyone involved. […]

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2021 Child Tax Credit: Which Divorced Parent Gets It?

Before 2018, listing a dependent child on the federal tax return meant a per person exemption resulting in paying less federal taxes. From 2018 to 2025 the dependency exemption is suspended. For now, the issue of child dependency is still relevant but more complicated. Let’s begin with a scenario: a married couple with two minor […]

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Social Media and Divorce – 5 Tips to Follow Right Now

Understand that anything you type, post, or reply can and will be used against you in a court of law. It seems like we can’t turn on the news today without hearing about yet another social media or texting disaster. We watched the downward spiral of Armie Hammer’s career due to his social media posts […]

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How Might the Pandemic and The CARES Act Impact a Divorcing Couple’s Business?

Beware: the CARES Act may distort business cash flows from 2020. Almost every business faced an unusual year in 2020. When the pandemic hit, work slowed dramatically then came the whiplash effect. In particular the sweeping Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided short term help for many businesses. While the hospitality and […]

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Traveling Abroad with Children When You Share Custody

Traveling abroad with children for parents who are separated can present several unique challenges. Air travel with your children is a special event for a family. But it can be difficult to get on the same with parents of shared custody. Reviewing your options with a child custody lawyer may be your best bet before […]

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Prenuptial Agreements for Catholics