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Types of Courts

Types of Courts

What Court Handles What? There are so many different types of courts in the United States legal system; it is one of the factors that makes our country so unique and successful.  Different systems are used to differentiate between types of legal matters, and the areas in which they are applicable. If you’ve been charged … Continue reading Types of Courts

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New Ruling on Grandparent Visitation Rights

New Ruling on Grandparent Visitation Rights

A new case by the NJ Supreme Court has recently ruled that grandparents who sue for visitation rights of their minor grandchildren may have more standing than previously thought. According to the decision, this would include filing the claim as a complex litigation, which carries with it clauses for discovery and case management conferences. This … Continue reading New Ruling on Grandparent Visitation Rights

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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After years of toiling under outdated alimony laws, advocates for change gained a win last fall when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill which would update the state’s alimony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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Mediation: An Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation: An Alternative Dispute Resolution

The cost of litigation is significantly increasing and even seemingly straightforward family law matters can go from affordable to overwhelming. Alternate ways to handle your matter can help defray the costs of court proceedings and aid in resolving the issue without the stress of a hearing. A very convenient option is mediation. This is a … Continue reading Mediation: An Alternative Dispute Resolution

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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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