New Jersey Family Law Resource

How to Choose A Divorce Lawyer

Selecting the right divorce lawyer is important. The attorney will assist you in identifying issues, understanding legal rights and putting together an agenda.

Annual Family Law Symposium: Joseph J. Russell, Jr., Esq. will be a featured speaker

Joseph J. Russell, Esq., Chair of the Family Law Department at the Wilentz Firm, will be a featured speaker at the annual Family Law Symposium. on January 28, 2017.  Joe will be speaking on the issue of Alimony in New Jersey and the ability to modify alimony based upon prospective or actual retirement under the Alimony Statute.

You Cannot Pay Child Support with Pizza

Parties to a divorce often have financial obligations to one another following their divorce. A child support case in Italy serves as a good teachable moment.

Divorce for Doctors in New Jersey

A divorce action involving a physician often entails complex issues for both parties.

6 Considerations When Considering Entering Into A Prenuptial Agreement

Check out these 6 important considerations when contemplating entering into a prenuptial agreement with your significant other. By Joseph Freda.

The High Net Worth Divorce : Financial Advisors, Hedge Fund Managers, Business Owners, Corporate Officers and More

High net worth individuals going through a divorce often face non-routine issues due to the unique nature of their compensation structures.

A Closer Look Into Adoptions

Adoption laws and process in New Jersey. A woman is granted visitation rights to her three adopted children after split with her non-spouse partner.

Can Child Support Be Paid Directly to a Child?

Judge Jones holds child support can be paid directly to unemancipated children over 18 years old.

Grandparent Visitation: What Major v. Maguire Means Going Forward

In Major v. Maguire, the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed the nuances of grandparent visitation rights where a parent contests.

Alimony Termination Upon a Payor’s Retirement

Alimony payors who plan to retire have standing to seek a termination of their alimony obligation.

What You Should Know about the New Child Support Law

Governor Christie signed a statute that dramatically changes New Jersey’s laws governing child support. It is now codified as N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67.