Heading Back To School: Practical Tips for Parents

It’s September and that means back to school for kids and parents.  Undoubtedly your child’s school probably has a back-to-school night where parents can meet the teacher face to face (or maybe on ZOOM depending on your district and their COVID-19 policies) so you, as a parent, can get the so-called lay of the land… Read More

Can the Door to Divorce Litigation Be Reopened After A Decree Has Been Issued?

The Finality of a Divorce Decree: The Limited Grounds for Challenging Decrees and Imposing Constructive Trusts One of the most difficult legal challenges in the realm of family law is reopening a divorce decree. Generally, the law favors the finality of judgments; however, the Divorce Code outlines certain extraordinary circumstances upon which a decree may… Read More

New Relocation Law: The Dramatic Change for New Jersey Family Court

The New Jersey Supreme Court stated in its opinion, Bisbing v. Bisbing, 2017 WL 3392717, that there is no longer a presumption that a parent of primary residence (otherwise known as the “primary custodial parent”) can relocate with the children to another jurisdiction over the objection of the other parent. Read More