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]

Do I Have to Pay Child Support During Summer Vacation Too?

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 10, 2022

The summer months usually mean a dramatic shift in the parenting time schedule for separated or divorced parents, now that kids don’t have school and extracurricular activities taking up a substantial portion of their time. Many custody agreements and orders [Read More]

Considerations Parents Face in Summer Divorces

By Lois G. Schwartz | June 2, 2022

Although there is no good time to begin the process of divorce when a married couple has young children, when parents decide to get divorced during the summer there are certain considerations that they will need to take into account. [Read More]

4 Tips for Taking a Post-Divorce Summer Vacation

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 20, 2022

Summer vacations are a great way to make lasting family memories. But planning summer vacations can become more difficult following parents’ divorce. Here are some tips for separated couples to keep in mind when planning your first vacation with the [Read More]

5 Summer Break Tips for Divorced Parents to Use

By Lois G. Schwartz | May 17, 2022

While summer break can be an exciting time of year for children, it can cause separated or divorced parents a great deal of headaches as they worry about how to handle custody and parenting time now that the kids are [Read More]

10 Important Things You Should Know About Divorce

By Lois G. Schwartz | March 11, 2022

Are you considering filing for divorce but not sure what to expect? You’re not alone. Divorce marks the end of a marriage and the closure of one of life’s chapters, but in reality, it opens up a new world of [Read More]

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