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June 2015 Archives

The basics of child custody

New Jersey parents who are either divorcing or separating often have several concerns regarding what will happen to their children. One of the biggest questions regarding child custody relates to the standard used by the court to award custody. Another concern may be the issue of paternity.

Restraining orders and domestic violence allegations

The NFL has been under scrutiny over the past year due to the inordinate number of players being accused of domestic violence. The good thing to take away from that scandal is that it has brought the issue of domestic violence into the light. If one abused person in New Jersey is able to find the strength to leave a bad situation, then perhaps the overwhelming amount of media coverage surrounding the accused players has been worth it.

When does the topic of divorce come up?

No two marriages are alike, and making the decision to walk away is an intensely personal choice. Having said that, some common signs exist that could forecast the fact that someone is going to broach the topic of divorce. Once the decision is made to end the marriage, New Jersey residents may benefit from taking certain steps to prepare for the future.

U.S. Congressman involved in contentious child custody battle

Many New Jersey residents are familiar with how contentious custody battles can be. When one parent believes that the other is being unreasonable and may not be adequately caring for the children, he or she may request that the court award sole custody to him or her. This is the situation in which U.S. Representative Alan Grayson claims to be in, and he is now involved in a contentious child custody battle with his ex-wife.