The Law Offices of
Edward S. Cooper, Esq.

Paying Child Support Through the Probation Department in Union County NJ

Serving Clients in Rahway, Clark, Roselle, Roselle Park, Garwood, Elizabeth, Cranford, Edison, and throughout Union County, Essex County, and northern Middlesex County. Any time the parents of a child or children divorce, part of their divorce settlement agreement will be a child support component. Child support is determined using a strict set of guidelines provided by… Continue Reading

The Different Types of Alimony in New Jersey

During many Union County divorces, one of the key issues that will need to be decided is that of alimony and spousal support. Alimony is awarded in a wide variety of scenarios to spouses who traditionall have relied on the other spouse for financial support. Different from child support, there are no strict guidelines for… Continue Reading

Getting Divorced in New Jersey-Do you need to prove“Fault”?

In New Jersey almost every case proceeds on a no-fault basis, even though on occasion a spouse may want to proceed on claims of adultery, extreme cruelty, or another fault-based ground. Most divorces in New Jersey are filed as no-fault under the category of irreconcilable differences.The law recognizes that after six months of such differences,… Continue Reading

Implications of the Most Recent Tax Code on Child Support

Linden Family Lawyer serving clients with child support claims across Union County New Jersey law regarding child support boils down to the fact that both parents have a financial obligation to support their children. However, that is where the simplicity ends on this often complicated and contentious issue. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, it… Continue Reading

Loss of Employment and Alimony Reductions

New Jersey’s Alimony laws allow for changes to alimony and spousal support agreements when certain circumstances change significantly, and permanently. One of these such changes is the loss of employment of the supporting party. Lawmakers understand the burdens any loss of job can place upon an individual, and as such allow these individuals to petition… Continue Reading

The Impact of Cohabitation on Alimony Linden NJ

Subsequent to divorce, people often move on to new relationships. However, living with a new partner can cause complications to an existing alimony proceedings.  Cohabitation and its effects on alimony is habitually one of the most difficult family law issues to sort through. The different types of alimony can make it confusing in some cases but generally speaking, the payer of… Continue Reading

Child Emancipation in Union NJ

Child emancipation is the process of legally declaring a child an independent adult.   It may take many different forms depending on the unique circumstances of both the child and/or their guardians. Cases of child emancipation may mean big changes to existing legal agreements in the area of divorce and child support. Though in New Jersey… 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