What is parental alienation?

During divorces, spouses may go through a particularly dramatic time in their lives. Divorces can be ugly sometimes. If spouses had escalating arguments and turmoil that let to the breakdown of their marriage, it could cause a lot of tension between the two. This may lead spouses to have negative feelings toward one another that […]

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How can I help a child being mistreated in foster care?

The Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) is an agency that resolves issues involving the well-being of children. They can become involved in situations with biological parents, foster parents or children within other protective services. Through this system, children are supposed to be protected and kept out of harm’s way. DYFS works to check […]

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What is a collaborative divorce?

When spouses decide to go through a divorce, there are many options available to them. Each process involves the high emotional level of both parties. However, collaborative divorce can be a good choice for you. This option encourages spouses to work together to come to a satisfactory conclusion for both. With this option, partners can […]

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Modifying Alimony in New Jersey

When couples in New Jersey get divorced, there are a lot of factors that must be addressed. One of these factors is whether alimony, also known as spousal support, will be awarded to one of the parties. Alimony allows both parties to maintain their standard of living after the divorce has been finalized. Of course, […]

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Violating a Court Order in New Jersey

Court orders should not be taken lightly. When the court issues a judgment, all parties involved are legally responsible for following the order. If one of the parties fails to do so, the other may wonder what their options are. The most common court orders that may need enforcement include child custody, child support, visitation […]

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Is Divorce Mediation the Right Choice?

Divorce can be a stressful time. The process can be invasive and impact the whole family. Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate the effects of a divorce. While some people can work together to resolve their marital issues outside of court, others are not so lucky and often find themselves litigating somewhat easy issues because of […]

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