The Role of Social Media in Divorce Proceedings in NJ

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 8, 2023

Social media platforms have become an integral part of our lives, allowing us to connect with friends, family, and colleagues around the world, with billions of users sharing their thoughts, feelings, and experiences online. However, when going through a divorce, [Read More]

Top Questions Regarding Divorce and Child Custody in New Jersey

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 8, 2023

Going through a divorce is a difficult and emotional process, especially when children are involved. In New Jersey, child custody is determined based on the best interests of the child. As a result, there are many questions that arise during [Read More]

What If Your Marital Home Was Bought Prior to the Marriage?

By Lois G. Schwartz | January 27, 2023

The Family Home Did you purchase the home you’ve enjoyed in your marriage prior to getting married? If so, the person who bought the home is usually the one who is legally allowed to keep the home if the marriage [Read More]

Child Support and College Expenses in New Jersey

By Lois G. Schwartz | January 25, 2023

Child support is a form of financial payment that is given to help with a child’s needs once their parents divorce or separate. In most cases, this amount is determined by a formula known as the New Jersey Child Support [Read More]

Tips to Make the New Year Easier on Your Newly Divorced Family 

By Lois G. Schwartz | December 23, 2022

If you have recently been through a divorce, the holiday season and New Year may be a difficult time for you and your family. Getting through this time of year may be especially hard if you and your ex share [Read More]

What is an Annulment and is it Different Than Divorce? 

By Lois G. Schwartz | December 13, 2022

In New Jersey, marriage is commonly ended through a divorce. However, couples may also have the option of seeking an annulment of their marriage. While divorce is considered a legal end to a marriage, annulment has the effect of nullifying [Read More]

What to Do When Your Ex Doesn’t Comply with the Child Custody Arrangement 

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 23, 2022

Co-parenting with an ex-partner or ex-spouse can quickly become difficult when your ex refuses to follow the custody agreement you reached or the custody order issued by the court. Here are your legal options and the steps you need to [Read More]

How to Decide Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce 

By Lois G. Schwartz | November 16, 2022

One of the most difficult parts of a divorce is deciding which spouse will get to keep the couple’s or family’s pets. Although pets are considered property under the law, most pet owners consider their pets to be members of [Read More]

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody

By Lois G. Schwartz | July 20, 2022

Here are some of the top questions that our clients have about child custody: What is the Difference Between Legal and Physical Custody? Physical custody refers to the right of the parent to exercise physical control over a child, including [Read More]

How Can I Prepare for a Child Custody Trial?

By Lois G. Schwartz | July 10, 2022

If you have separated from your partner or are seeking a divorce from your spouse that you share children with, you may be required to hold a child custody trial if you cannot reach an agreement with your co-parent for [Read More]

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