August 17, 2015

Controlling the Cost of Your Divorce in New Jersey

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August 10, 2015

15 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Your divorce settlement will change your life forever – maybe only a little, maybe dramatically – so it makes sense to invest the time, effort, and […]
August 10, 2015

Marrying Before Age 32 May Reduce Risk Of Divorce

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July 30, 2015

NJ Judges Must Weigh More Than Marriage Length For Alimony

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 29, 2015 at 5:54 PM, updated July 29, […]
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 […]
July 15, 2015

Child Custody, Relocation, and Grandparents’ Rights In NJ Divorce Cases

  Children’s issues are some of the most sensitive matters in New Jersey divorce cases. In this podcast, a family lawyer from Bradley Beach explains how […]
June 25, 2015

Marital Privilege Exception Gets Legislative Approval

Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal   The New Jersey Senate on June 25 gave final legislative approval to a bill that would restrict when criminal […]
June 23, 2015

Server Sues Restaurant: Says Tip Pooling is Required

A server at a New Jersey Houlihan’s restaurant has filed a complaint in the District of New Jersey alleging the restaurant chain unlawfully requires servers to […]
June 23, 2015

Judge Bounces Female Basketball Ref’s Civil Rights Suit

Charles Toutant, New Jersey Law Journal A female basketball referee’s discrimination suit claiming she is barred from officiating boys’ varsity basketball games based on gender has […]
May 12, 2015

20-2-6682 Sercia v. Sercia, App. Div. (per curiam) (9 pp.)

New Jersey Judiciary, May 6, 2015 Defendant appealed from a post-judgment matrimonial order denying her motion for payment of supplemental alimony from plaintiff’s annual bonus income. […]
May 6, 2015


10-2-6533 In Re Appeal of the Denial of the Application for Z.L., App. Div. (Kennedy, J.A.D.) (12 pp.) We clarify that an application for a firearms […]
May 6, 2015

NJ Supreme Court Justices Decide If Leaving Child in Car Is Abuse

New Jersey Legal In Brief By Michael Booth |April 27, 2015 The New Jersey Supreme Court is mulling whether a parent can be found to have […]
May 6, 2015

Domestic Violence Claims Enough to Deny Gun Permit in NJ

New Jersey Legal Briefs By Michael Booth |April 22, 2015 A New Jersey appeals court ruled April 22 that a person who has been accused of […]
April 21, 2015

Biggest Child Custody Battles Playing Out in Statehouses

By Ashby Jones April 16, 2015 1:22 p.m. ET Prompted partly by fathers concerned that men for too long have gotten short shrift in custody decisions, […]
March 25, 2015

New Jersey Governor Christie Rejects Change to NJ DUI Law

Andrew Seidman, Inquirer Trenton Bureau Last updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:59 PM Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015, 5:41 PM Read more at Gov. Christie […]
March 12, 2015

Keith Winters & Wenning, New Jersey Law Firm

Attorney Brian Winters of Keith, Winters, & Wenning, LLC has maintained a hard earned reputation as a leader in providing his clients with the best possible […]
March 12, 2015

White House Floats Bankruptcy Process for Some Student Debt

By Josh Mitchell Updated March 10, 2015 8:18 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The White House is weighing steps to make it easier for Americans to expunge certain student […]
March 3, 2015

Avoid Expensive Litigation With Alternative Dispute Resolution

More and more there is a trend in Family law toward Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). ADR is a way of resolving disputes in ways other than […]
February 27, 2015

New Jersey’s Amended Alimony Law – Cohabitation Litigation

Recently New Jersey  amended the definition of Cohabitation in order to determine future alimony awards and any modifications of existing alimony. How will it affect the […]
February 27, 2015

New Jersey Court Rejects Marital Presumption for Life Insurance Proceeds

Does being married to a deceased spouse create an assumption that the surviving spouse be the beneficiary even if the policy named another? Read the latest […]
January 28, 2015

Court OKs Suits Over Denied Mortgage Modifications

Homeowners who enter into trial agreements to modify their mortgages under the federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and comply with the terms can sue for […]
January 26, 2015

Hide And Seek – Tracking Down Hidden Assets In Divorce Cases

Brittany Blackburn Koch Associate/ National Law Review Divorce is never an easy time for anyone involved. The end of any relationship carries an excessive amount of […]
December 30, 2014

Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Keith, Winters & Wenning on 70th Anniversary in Bradley Beach

On Monday, December 1st, members of the Bradley Beach Chamber of Commerce were invited to a celebration at the law offices of Keith, Winters & Wenning […]
December 26, 2014

Choosing a Certified Matrimonial Attorney in New Jersey

It can be confusing when trying to choose an attorney to meet your legal needs. You may have never needed an attorney before, so you ask […]
December 17, 2014

Taxpayer Overcomes New Jersey Amnesty Penalty

posted on: by National Law ReviewWednesday, December 17, 2014 The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently affirmed a decision that amnesty and late‑filing penalties did not […]
December 17, 2014

NJ Supreme Court to Rule on Statute of Limitations Waiver re: Adverse Employment Action

posted on: By National Law Review Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to address whether to uphold a provision in […]
December 15, 2014

Court to Consider Equal Accommodation for Pregnant Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that asks whether a company discriminates by refusing to provide a simple accommodation to an expectant mother. The […]
November 19, 2014

Battered Mothers In New Jersey Face Discrimination…

Do Battered NJ Mothers Face Discrimination in the Courts? When two people in Monmouth County are in the process of getting a divorce, there are often […]
November 19, 2014

New Healthcare Law for Divorcing Couples

NEW HEALTHCARE LAW MAY MAKE IT EASIER TO OBTAIN INSURANCE AFTER DIVORCE One can hardly turn on the news lately without hearing some new fact about […]
May 21, 2014

Protecting Your Rights While Cohabitating

Nobody wants to go through a divorce. But what happens when you end a long-term relationship and divorce isn’t an option? The question is becoming more […]
May 21, 2014


“Honey, pull over and ask for directions. We are going in circles” – Wife “I know exactly where we are … we are NOT lost.” – […]
May 21, 2014


THE STATE OF LIFETIME ALIMONY IN NEW JERSEY IS QUESTIONED Going through divorce is the closing of one chapter in life and the opening of another. […]
May 21, 2014


Following divorce, women typically suffer financially more than man and a percentage find themselves living in poverty. Women face challenges of entering a job market after […]
May 21, 2014

Money, Major Factor in Many NJ Divorces

It is not unusual for married couples to have disagreements. Some arguments erupt over trivial issues, and some are the result of major concerns. Those couples […]
May 21, 2014


UNMARRIED COHABITATING COUPLES STILL NEED LEGAL AGREEMENT Nobody wants to go through a divorce. But what happens when you end a long-term relationship and divorce isn’t […]
May 21, 2014


ARGUING OVER MONEY MAJOR FACTOR IN MANY NEW JERSEY DIVORCES It is not unusual for married couples to have disagreements. Some arguments erupt over trivial issues, […]
May 21, 2014

Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Everyone thought the story was over. In 2009, pop sensation Rihanna was brutally assaulted by her then boyfriend Chris Brown. The singer stated that she ended […]
May 21, 2014


NEW JERSEY SUPERIOR COURT CASE ANALYZES PALIMONY LAWS The Superior Court of New Jersey recently agreed to hear a case questioning when contracts allowing for palimony […]
May 21, 2014


RECENT MODIFICATIONS TO NEW JERSEY’S PALIMONY LAW Cohabitating couples often face the same issues regarding the division of finances and property during the end of a […]
May 21, 2014

Oft-Jailed NJ Ex-spouse Shows Importance of Appropriate Alimony

Alimony has long been a point of contention between many separated spouses. When divorcing couples in Monmouth County, New Jersey, divide property and assets, typically neither […]
May 21, 2014

Minimizing Impact of Divorce on Kids During Holidays

…and Beyond Divorce is hard on everyone involved; it is tough for two spouses who had built a life together to watch that life fall apart. […]