The Law Offices of
Edward S. Cooper, Esq.

Union County, NJ Tenants’ and Renters’ Rights

In recent years, the percentage of households renting their home has risen above 40 percent for the first time in American history. As reported by the Pew Research Center, the number of American renters has continued to rise steadily since the early 2000’s. As such, it has become more common for tenants and landlords to find themselves… Continue Reading

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

Challenging Traffic Stops in New Jersey

Traffic stops are the first step in many Municipal Court legal issues including DWI’s, drug offenses, traffic violations, and more. Unfortunately, many New Jersey citizens do not understand their rights during traffic stops, searches, and seizures. This can lead to scenarios where individuals voluntarily waive their rights or become victims of unlawful traffic stops. Today, our traffic violation attorneys will discuss individual… Continue Reading

What if my Co-parent is Violating our Child Custody Agreement?

For unmarried parents or co-parents going through a divorce, issues surrounding child custody are often the top priority. Many co-parents take huge amounts of effort to reach amicable, fair, and ultimately beneficial child custody agreements to provide for their children. Unfortunately, these agreements are only as good as their ability to be enforced. When a parent or guardian… Continue Reading

Equitable Division of Business Assets During Divorce

During the course of divorce proceedings, all assets or debts accrued during the marriage must be divided. Business assets, owned businesses, and investments are no exception. However, owned business property division has the potential to be quite complicated when considering the many variables involved. A qualified and experienced divorce attorney will be able to help couples navigate the equitable… Continue Reading

Can I Modify an Existing Child Support Agreement in NJ?

In New Jersey, the terms of child support agreements are determined for the best interests of the child. Child rearing is expensive, and children benefit from co-parents who are financially strong. Child support is also determined using a very specific calculation which takes a number of factors into consideration. When these factors change over time, it may be… Continue Reading

Common Child Custody Arrangements in New Jersey

For unmarried parents or co-parents going through a divorce in New Jersey, child custody arrangements of the utmost importance. Child custody agreements determine not only where a child will live, but how much time he or she will spend with each co-parent and determine the legal right of each parent or guardian to make major decisions in the life… 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

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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812 North Wood Avenue, Suite 303

Linden, NJ 07036