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Back To School Tips For Divorced Parents

More than 50 percent of America’s parents are divorced. Their children have to spend most of their time with the custodial parent, which limits some of their nurturing. A divorced parent can use the back-to-school time to build the child’s comfort level, however. The following are some tips that can increase the child’s bonding and […]

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Who Gets Custody Of A Child In A Domestic Partnership Divorce

Now that same sex marriage has been legal in New Jersey for a year and a half, some same sex marriages are bound to end in divorce much like their heterosexual counterparts. So, how will this pertain to child custody? It is hard to say. Since legal precedent is constantly changing, and lesbian and gay […]

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I Want To Adopt My Stepchild. Where Do I Start?

Bill Pesch, a family law attorney in Guam, shares his love of adoptions, “My enthusiasm for adoptions is not only professional, it’s also highly personal. I am myself an adoptive father of two wonderful sons.” There are many different reasons individuals may choose to adopt. For some couples facing infertility, their longing to have a […]

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What Is The Stepparent Adoption Process?

Stepparent adoption is the adoption of a child by the spouse of one of the child’s biological parents. This typically occurs when the second biological parents is no longer in the child’s life. If you and your spouse are interested in pursuing stepparent adoption, read on to learn more about the process in the state […]

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How Does Moving Affect Custody?

A custodial parent may want to move to a different town or state for a wide variety of reasons. The person may want to start a new job or sign up with a new school. The cost of living may be cheaper in a different area than it is in the custodial parent’s current area. […]

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Common Child Support Questions

Written By Gary J. NataleDespite the state of New Jersey having strict guidelines for determining the amount of proper child support, there are many issues that come up between spouses over the things that should be included in the child support amount. In addition, there are many questions as to the process of setting accurate […]

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Determinants That Affect Who Keeps The Children

Written By Gary J. Natale“Kids spell love ‘T-I-M-E’.” John Crudele How New Jersey Courts See Custody While there are several good synonyms of the word “custody” that connote the financial, legal, and protective responsibilities such as “guardianship”, the definition that best articulates the aim of custody is “care”.  New Jersey courts see the goal of […]

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