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Haddonfield Family Lawyers: A Different Kind of Violence

By Julie R. Freeman-Burick, Esq. In recent weeks, we have been bombarded with stories and revelations about domestic violence and the NFL. Ray Rice, his wife, Janay, and Roger Goodell have been a hot topic for discussion on every news and sports station’s broadcast. After that came horrific stories of Adrian Peterson and the child […]

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Haddonfield Family Law Offices: Silent But Deadly

By Julie R. Freeman-Burick. Esq. We have all heard about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson’s run-ins with abuse lately. While the NFL was busy breaking news, Oscar Pistorius was being found guilty in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp that took place on February 14, 2013. Was there really an intruder? Was Pistorius […]

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New Jersey Divorce Lawyers: “No Fault” vs. “Fault” Grounds for Divorce

There are two different types of divorce in New Jersey: a no-fault divorce or a fault divorce. In order to establish grounds for a no-fault divorce, the couple must either show that they have been separated for a minimum of 18 months with no possibility of re-uniting; or that they have had irreconcilable differences for […]

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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses New Alimony Reform Law

By Ronald G. Lieberman, Esq. On 9/10/14, Gov. Christie signed into law A 845 which significantly modifies our State’s alimony laws in numerous, important ways. That law takes effect immediately and cannot modify alimony obligations already in effect by way of a final judgment of divorce entered by a judge, by a settlement agreement, or […]

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Haddonfield Divorce Lawyers Discuss Divorce of a Billionaire Couple and the Validity of their Pre-Nuptial Agreement

The newsworthy divorce of a billionaire couple may impact how courts rule on the validity of prenuptial agreements nationwide.  Ken Griffin, CEO and founder of Citadel, one of the nation’s leading hedge fund firms, stands to lose billions if a Chicago court refuses to enforce his prenuptial agreement.  Mrs. Griffin claims that she signed the […]

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New Jersey Divorce Attorney Discusses the Latest Celebrity Domestic Violence Case

By Kelli Martone, Esq. Although the media focus has been on the Baltimore Ravens release of Ray Rice after TMZ released the video footage of what can only be described as an atrocious and violent assault against Rice’s then fiancé, and current wife, Janay Rice, almost equally as publicized is the question of why Janay […]

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NJ Family Law Attorney Explains Establishing Paternity for Child Support

In some situations, it may be necessary for parents who are not married to establish paternity of their child.  Typically, this is the case when an unmarried mother is seeking child support and/or other financial support or benefits from the child’s father. If the child‘s parents are legally married at the time of birth, the […]

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New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Talk the Basics of Child Custody Issues in NJ

Custody Considerations When contemplating a divorce, the issue of child custody typically becomes the most important issue.Both parents have equal legal rights and considerations for custody of their children in New Jersey; however, the New Jersey family courts determine issues of child custody based on what is in the best interests of the child.  There […]

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August is National Child Support Awareness Month

The month of August marks the 19th annual National Child Support Awareness Month.  The United States continues to recognize the initiative that was first introduced by former President Bill Clinton in 1995.   National Child Support Awareness Month acknowledges the fact that supporting and providing for the nation’s children is a critical and important role for […]

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The Latest in Pre-Nuptial Agreements: Digital and Social Media Clauses

Most people are familiar with the traditional terms of prenuptial agreements.  Couples usually execute a contract before they marry outlining specific terms to address how property will be divided, distribution of assets and spousal support in the event of divorce.   To address the “digital age” we currently live in, many couples are seeking advice from family law […]

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