The Law Offices of
Edward S. Cooper, Esq.

Cohabitation and Alimony Modifications

In many Union County divorces, alimony is a key component of the divorce settlement agreement. Alimony is calculated based on a number of different factors, including the duration of the marriage, the lifestyle the couple enjoyed during the marriage, and both spouse’s income and earning potential. Many times however, the factors that alimony is initially based… Continue Reading

Modifying Alimony Based On a Prospective Retirement

Alimony orders are based on a number of different factors, but cannot possibly take into account future changes to the economic status of either individual. Certain “changed circumstances” which are permanent can call for a modification of the existing alimony agreement. One of these scenarios is the retirement or prospective retirement of the supporting party. Thankfully,… Continue Reading

Police Seize $50,000 of Drugs from Plainfield Homes

On Tuesday, April 25, police seized $50,000 of drugs and $1,200 of cash from two different homes in Plainfield, NJ. Authorities claim one man, suspect Michael Mitchell, 37, was using the two homes to manufacture and distribute Heroin, Cocaine, and Marijuana. Plainfield police reportedly found  20 grams of raw heroin, 1,650 folds of heroin, more… Continue Reading

New Testimony in Linden Officer’s Fatal DUI Crash Case

On March 20, 2015, former Linden police officer Pedro Abad left a strip club, reportedly drunk, in the early hours of the morning, and proceeded to drive the wrong way down the West Shore Expressway, subsequently crashing into a truck, killing two passengers, and critically injuring a third. The deceased passengers include fellow Linden police… Continue Reading

Annulments in New Jersey

Many people are familiar with the New Jersey divorce process, and some of the issues which frequently cause dispute such as child custody, child support, spousal support, and division of assets. But many of our Union County divorce clients are still unclear as to what exactly an annulment is, and how it differs from a… Continue Reading

Co-Parenting with a Difficult Ex

New Jersey child custody courts are leaning more and more towards a co-parenting child custody arrangement whenever possible. Current laws and cultural understanding says that children of divorced parents should have as much time as possible with both parents after the divorce, and courts will rule with this in mind. Unless your spouse poses a… Continue Reading

What Can a Divorce Attorney Do for Me?

There is a growing community of “do-it-yourselfers” on the internet, people who go on sites like youtube, watch a video about “how to install a new bathroom”, then turn around and do it. As impressive as it is, when it comes to divorce law, you probably still want to consider hiring an experienced Union County… Continue Reading

Cell Phone Data and Divorce Settlements

In today’s modern society, we use our cell phones to help us in all aspects of our lives. From communication with our friends, family, and colleagues, to getting a ride from the airport, to paying our bills. Our cell phones can help us do all sorts of things, and even conveniently save lots of information… Continue Reading

Divorce Advice for Women: What Not to Listen to

Divorce is an emotionally draining process. Stressing over issues such as child custody, child support, property division, and alimony is normal, and many people turn to friends and family for advice. While your friends and family members may have gone through a divorce and can provide you emotional support, they may also give you advice… Continue Reading

Divorce Advice for Men: What Not to Listen to

Divorce is an emotionally draining process. Stressing over issues such as child custody, child support, property division, and alimony is normal, and many people turn to friends and family for advice. While your friends and family members may have gone through a divorce and can provide you emotional support, they may also give you advice… Continue Reading

The Law Offices of Edward S. Cooper, Esq.

Contact attorney Ed Cooper and find a dynamic, interactive relationship with a highly knowledgeable legal counselor.

We're devoted to serving clients in our local community, including our neighbors in Rahway, Clark, Roselle, Roselle Park, Garwood, Elizabeth, Cranford, Edison, and throughout Union County, Essex County, and northern Middlesex County.

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Telephone:908-481-4625

Fax:908-925-2505

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812 North Wood Avenue, Suite 303

Linden, NJ 07036