Child Support Adjustments

Much Confusion has been circulating concerning the Law regarding the new presumption that Child Support ends at 19 but no later than 23 in certain instance where the custodial parent can show reasons why it should not terminate and that the child is not emancipated. NJSA 2A:17-56.67   Should the burden be on the custodial […]

Same Sex Marriage: Now Officially Legal in the State of NJ

In September 2013, Judge Mary Jacobson ruled that denying same-sex couples the right to marriage is unconstitutional and ruled in favor of approving same-sex marriage in the state of New Jersey beginning October 21, 2013. This ruling ends a court battle in which 6 same-sex couples in civil unions brought suit against the state of […]

Shady Spouse, Hidden Money

The age old quote, “Money is the root of all evil,” unfortunately holds true when it comes to greedy spouses in the midst of a divorce. A recent article in Bloomberg, focuses on such spouses and the extremes they go to in order to rake in the dough. Matters that couples tend to fight over […]

The Modern Soldier and His/Her Battle for Custody

On January 25th, Governor Christie passed a bill that protects Military men and women from loosing custody of their children due to being deployed/ receiving treatment post deployment. The law protects these men and women from having the court make changes to their custody agreement while they are away, and up to 90 days after […]

NJ Supreme Court: Prenatal Drug Exposure is Not Enough to Prove Child Abuse

To Prosecute, or Not To Prosecute, That is the Question: Should there be legal consequences for women who use either alcohol or illegal substances while pregnant? This question is still extremely controversial, and due to varied opinions, will continue to be for years to come. The New Jersey Supreme Court recently reached a unanimous decision […]

Felician Sisters Haiti

Proclaming the Word of God ever more fully as the heart of Felician Sisters commitment to justice and peace and the best means to raise the dignity of the human person, especially women and children in the whole world, esp. Haiti

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