A study done by Radford University identified the professions with the highest divorce rates. These professions were identified by Michael Aamodt and Shawn McCoy as having an elevated divorce rate, based on US Census data. However, as BusinessInsider.com notes: “the study identified people who were currently divorced, not those
This is the second of a series of articles on the Family Law Division’s Case Information Statement (CIS). The Case Information Statement, or CIS, is the principal document utilized by the Courts in determining alimony, child support and equitable distribution. It should therefore be considered a strategic and persuasive document
This will be the first of a series of articles on the CIS and its importance in a family case that will appear periodically in our website. Do you want to obtain or modify a support obligation (whether alimony or child support) in a family division matter? If so, the first step is to complete the Case Information Statement.
In a possibly precedential case, slated to be heard by the New Jersey Appellate Decision, the rights of a sperm donor who donated sperm to a same sex couple in New Jersey may be upheld. Sheena and Tiara Yates, married in May of 2014, had a son in June of 2013 as the result of an at-home, physician-approved artificial insemination
I Don’t Want My Child’s Name Changed! What Can I Do? For various reasons, custodial parents have asked the court for permission to change their child’s last name, usually requesting the removal of the father of the child’s last name and replacing it with the last name of the mother. Such reasons include domestic violence