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FAQ About New Jersey Divorce

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jul 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

 

Ending a marriage or civil union can be a difficult process. Emotions run high, and the legal process can be confusing and complicated. Before you file for divorce or dissolution in New Jersey, learning the basics of the marital dissolution process can help you prepare and plan for the road ahead. To help you learn more, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the process.

 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

Court Rules Divorce Is Protected Status Under NJLAD

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jun 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

Going through a divorce can be extremely difficult – especially if it’s accompanied by the loss of your job. But a new ruling from the New Jersey Supreme Court might help protect your job: the Court recently ruled that the protection of New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) forbids all kinds of discrimination based on marital status, including whether a person is in the process of getting a divorce.

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Topics: Employment Law, Discrimination & Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Family Law

Establishing Paternity: The First Step for New Jersey Child Support

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 25, 2016 10:16:50 AM

 

If you are seeking child support through the New Jersey court system, the first step is to “establish paternity.” This is a determination that a man is legally responsible for the support of your child.

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Topics: Family Law

How Do I Get My Ex to Pay New Jersey Child Support?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 18, 2016 4:30:00 PM

If you are navigating the difficult waters of a New Jersey divorce and now have a court order for child support, you may be confused about how you will actually receive payments from your children's non-custodial parent. 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

Holidays Can Cause New Jersey Parenting Time Battles

Posted by Jamison Mark on Nov 21, 2015 2:49:15 PM

If you have children with an ex-spouse or former partner, you know that the holidays can be an incredibly stressful time. Even if your court-ordered parenting time schedule provides detailed guidance for shared holiday time, conflict can still arise. Maybe your child becomes ill and isn’t able to travel on the appointed dates; maybe weather prevents you from picking him up for your scheduled parenting time. Here are a few tips to help you deal with these issues.

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Topics: Family Law

New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation

Posted by Jamison Mark on Nov 9, 2015 5:47:24 PM

If you’re pregnant, you know that it can upend your life in many ways. Being pregnant can make many ordinary tasks more difficult and make it hard to go about your business as usual – including at work. It can be excruciating to stand or sit in certain positions, and it may be necessary for you to use the bathroom, eat, or drink more frequently. Sometimes, this might make it difficult or impossible for you to do your job. What happens then?

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Topics: Employment Law, Family Law

How is Child Custody and Support Determined in New Jersey?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Oct 14, 2015 4:47:18 PM

If you are going through the difficult process of a New Jersey divorce and have minor children, you may be struggling to understand the process for determining child custody and support payments. New Jersey looks to both statutory guidance (what the laws say) and judicial discretion (what the court thinks is best) to determine what is fair and best for your situation.

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Topics: Family Law

Prenuptial and Reconciliation Agreements in New Jersey

Posted by Jamison Mark on Sep 25, 2015 1:11:00 PM

Are you getting married, or did you recently get married? Many people have a poor impression of prenuptial agreements, but marriage is a big financial decision in addition to being an emotional commitment. Although no one plans for their marriage to end, entering into an agreement about what would happen in the worst-case scenario of divorce can make such a separation less painful. 

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Topics: Family Law

Will the Ashley Madison Leak Affect Your New Jersey Divorce?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Aug 28, 2015 10:21:00 AM

37 million users of an Internet site called Ashley Madison had their personal data publically leaked by hackers. This kind of data leak happens every day, affecting websites for major retail outlets, financial institutions, and service providers. But AM isn’t your run-of-the-mill website; it bills itself as an “online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs.” Naturally, the revelation of 37 million users’ names, email addresses, and usage information has inflamed many relationships – even driving some spouses to seek a divorce.

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

Need a Child Custody Lawyer in Far Hills?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Oct 24, 2014 1:00:00 PM

Are you going through a dispute with your child’s other parent?  Do you think that your child’s other parent is treating your child abusively or unfairly? Are you going through a divorce and worrying about whether you will receive custody of your children or what type of visitation rights will be established?  If so, you should contact a lawyer from the Mark Law Firm in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. The lawyers at the Mark Law Firm are experienced in family law and will fight for what is best for you and your children.

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Topics: Family Law