Child Custody Issues

Blogs covering child custody issues such as relocation cases, parent coordinators, and best interests of children.

December 16, 2015

Child May Call Stepparent ‘Mom’ or ‘Dad’

A  New Jersey judge has ruled that a child of divorced parents may choose to call a stepparent “Mom” or “Dad,” provided the child is old […]
October 15, 2015

What is involved in a relocation case regarding custody?

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Cipora Winters offers answers on this topic: What is involved in a relocation case regarding custody and parenting time?  
July 26, 2015

What is a Parenting Coordinator ( In New Jersey) ?

In divorce cases and in child custody cases, a Parenting Coordinator is often utilized. Parenting Coordinator is a professional, either a psychologist or an experienced attorney […]
July 22, 2015

Can NJ Parents Improve Their Chances of Getting Child Custody?

Getting custody of the children is not necessarily a game you need to win. We have to focus on what’s in the best interest of the […]
July 22, 2015

How Much Weight Is Given to Child’s Opinion In Custody Cases?

At What Age Does the Court Consider the Child’s Desires in a New Jersey Custody Case? Allowing a child’s opinion to determine which parent he or […]
July 22, 2015

How Do NJ Courts Determine Best Interest of Children in Custody Suits?

In suits that affect the parent-child relationship, best interest is determined on a case-by-case basis. In some situations, we don’t have factors such as geographical proximity […]
July 22, 2015

What are the different types of child custody in New Jersey?

There are two separate types of custody: legal and residential. Legal custody determines which parent is going to make the major decisions regarding the children’s health, […]
July 22, 2015

What Factors Determine the Best Type of Child Custody for a Family?

In New Jersey, the best interest of the children is the standard we focus on when trying to evaluate a custody determination. There are several factors […]