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Updates for NJ Alimony

Updates for NJ Alimony

After years of toiling under outdated alimony laws, advocates for change gained a win last fall when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill which would update the state’s alimony proceedings and structures. At Borrus, Goldin, Foley, Vignuolo, Hyman & Stahl we’ve compiled the top four changes to NJ’s alimony laws that you need to … Continue reading Updates for NJ Alimony

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Family Law Overview

Family Law Overview

Family law is a large umbrella that encompasses many different aspects, such as marriage and divorce, legal separation, child support and custody, visitation, adoption, paternity, domestic violence, juvenile criminal matters, and child abuse. Matters in this area of the law usually involve a wide range of emotions, from adoptions to divorces, happy occasions, sad occasions, … Continue reading Family Law Overview

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Zoning and Planning

Zoning and Planning

Zoning and planning refer to the regulations of developing and construction. In New Jersey, the laws vary throughout the different municipalities. Property and home owners must abide by these statutes when making changes to their properties or constructing a new building by obtaining the proper building or zoning permit. The process requires the owner to … Continue reading Zoning and Planning

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Housing Discrimination: Know Your Rights

Housing Discrimination: Know Your Rights

Although civil rights laws passed in the 1960’s prohibit housing discrimination, it is still a pernicious practice nationwide. Under the Federal Housing Act (FHA) and The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), it is illegal to discriminate in the selling, renting, financing of houses, or any other housing-related transaction. The LAD applies to owners, real … Continue reading Housing Discrimination: Know Your Rights

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Domestic Violence Can Happen To Anyone

Domestic Violence Can Happen To Anyone

Domestic violence affects individuals in every community, regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, or sexual orientation. Officially speaking, the definition for such is a way for one partner to gain power and control over another through actual or threatened sexual, emotional, physical, or economic abuse. Domestic violence does not have to manifest as physical abuse; … Continue reading Domestic Violence Can Happen To Anyone

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