By: John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and Megan S. Murray, Esq.*      It is not uncomm on today for a divorced parent to enter into a new relationship or to remarry.  When children are involved, this may raise issues and complications between the mother and father.  For example—when will the child be introduced to the parent’s new significant other?  What role...
            For some, divorce signifies a painful failure of a once promising relationship.  Others perceive divorce as an opportunity for a new beginning and an end to a strained marriage filled with discord.  For small business owners, divorce can have unforeseen consequences and significant ramifications for the divorcing parties as well as fellow...
By Christopher R. Musulin, Esquire   In the practice of matrimonial and family law, commitment to the Bounds of Advocacy distinguishes a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers from other practitioners to successfully counteract the "divorce rage" phenomenon. The Bounds of Advocacy represent standards of professional conduct a step above the traditional Rules of...
DOES IT EVER END? Just when you think you understand a statute, it gets amended and then the fighting over what does it mean starts all over again. On September 10, 2014, The Alimony Reform Act was adopted. What we thought was written in stone now has been rewritten and litigation will be endless trying to interpret it.  This article is about one small section of it. J.   ...
After almost a decade and a half of fitful slumber since the New Jersey Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Baures v. Lewis, 167 N.J. 91 (2001), the issue of a custodial parent’s right to move from New Jersey has awakened. In basic terms, the Baures decision sought to accommodate the tension between a custodial parent’s right to relocate and a non-custodial parent’s right...