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Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Parenting Time and Visitation in Child Custody Agreements Union County, NJ

Child custody agreements are not nearly as simple as one might imagine. There are complicating factors including residential custody, legal custody, as well as parenting time and visitation. The latter is something which many co-parents might overlook without consulting with a qualified family law attorney. Parenting time may also have a material impact on other legal considerations including child… Continue Reading

Will my Grounds for Divorce Impact the Terms of my Divorce Settlement?

New Jersey divorce law can be quite confusing. As part of the divorce process, couples or individuals must decide to file a no fault or fault divorce, which allows both parties to state the reasons they are filing for divorce, otherwise known as the grounds for divorce. For no fault divorce, grounds for divorce will not “fault” one… Continue Reading

What are my Options if my Spouse Doesn’t Want a Divorce?

A commonly asked question when it comes to New Jersey divorce is: can I get a divorce if my spouse does not want one? The simple answer is yes, it is absolutely possible to successfully file for and be granted a legal divorce with or without the cooperation of a spouse. However, it is important… Continue Reading

Economic Abuse May be Considered Domestic Violence

New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic of Domestic Violence Act (N.J.S.A. 2C:25-19) lists eighteen different types of abuse which are considered by law to be acts of domestic violence. While most of these actions are physical in nature, like assault, harassment, and false imprisonment, a recent New Jersey case demonstrated how certain actions which can impact… Continue Reading

Giants Kicker Accused of Domestic Violence

The New York football Giants kicker, Josh Brown, was released on Tuesday October 25, in East Rutherford NJ, after accusations of domestic violence surfaced. The kicker, 37, first came under scrutiny when emails, personal journals, and admission of guilt in counseling exercises surfaced of repeated offenses of abuse against his ex-wife, Molly Brown. These accusations… Continue Reading

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