Family Law

Facing choices that consider the end of life is difficult. Planning your estate when you don’t have children may present even more significant complications. With no children, you may skip estate planning. But it's still critically important. Knowing how to proceed, what documents to prepare,...

Did you know that 47% of students experience hazing even before college? For example, in 2014, seven New Jersey high school football players faced hazing charges, as their town's newspaper reported. If that weren’t enough, statistics from StopHazing.org show that 3 in 5 students experience hazing...

Social media has closed many of the gaps between people. We now stay connected with our friends, family, and loved ones with a simple click of a “follow” button. But this shift extends beyond our personal life. Social media has made serving legal papers easier,...

When a medical tragedy strikes, family and friends want to do all that they can for their sick or injured loved one. If the person winds up in a coma or otherwise requires life-sustaining interventions, those people face intense stress. They last thing anyone wants...

In 2006, Twitter began, and Facebook shifted from a social media network for college students to open to the public. More than a decade has passed since then, and in this country, social media has mushroomed from a small number of users to the majority...

Divorce disrupts your life but, fortunately, life goes on afterward full of new promise and possibility. As things change, you need to adjust your child custody arrangements accordingly. Parenting agreements grow and change over time and that's a good thing! One thing to keep in mind...

For parents, divorce isn't usually the end of a relationship with your partner. Unless courts deem one parent unfit, it's ideal for the child's development to have both parents in his or her life. Yet, it can be challenging for divorced parents to communicate and...

While emotionally complicated to be certain, the practical, legal process of getting a divorce seems pretty straightforward. You file the necessary paperwork and receive the declaration ending the marriage. However, the emotional and the practical are not easily separated. There are some situations that commonly...

Adoption is a life-changing decision and one that people enter with great thought and care. The adoption process presents a number of obstacles and options. There are many things to consider. One of the big questions is whether to seek a domestic adoption or pursue an...

Custody hearings are one of the most emotional and stressful processes when legally dissolving a relationship. However, they don't end after that last court date, when the judge signs the divorce order. If one parent decides to relocate, especially at a considerable distance, they must...