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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

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW | FAMILY LAW

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 http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20150324_Christie_rejects_change_to_New_Jersey_s_DUI_law.html#Wf7fGqhgFp6lBQKE.99 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

NJ 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 […]
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