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European Court strikes a blow to parental rights

While this is a European case and NOT a NJ / United States case it present a devastating insight into a Court’s role in balancing the best interests of a child and parental rights.  http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/against-his-parents%e2%80%99-wishes-this-terminally-ill-infant-will-be-allowed-to-die/ar-BBDsI95?ocid=spartanntp

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Log on to Facebook & get served with a lawsuit

Used by millions of people, Facebook is typically used to connect friends and family.  However, in another example of how technology and the law intersect, Facebook can now be uses to connect you with your legal adversaries!  This development is … Continue reading

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Who can talk to the GAL in my custody case?

In highly custody child custody and parenting cases the court has the authority to appoint a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) for teh child(ren).  The GAL is tasked with assessing the respective positions of the parents and advise the court as … Continue reading

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Why do I need to attend the Parent’s Education Program?

When there are unemancipated children involved in a divorce, parents in New Jersey are required to attend the Parent’s Education Program.  This program is adminstered by the Court and you and your spouse will be scheduled for different days. When … Continue reading

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What does it mean if I have joint legal custody?

When a divorce involves children, one of the most important considerations is how they children will be raised post-divorce.  Hopefully, the parents recognize that while they may no longer be spouses they remain connected as parents. Ideally, they can put … Continue reading

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