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Family Law Blog post – Do you want a private divorce like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? Maybe you can have one and maybe you can’t.

By Bonnie C. Frost, Esq. Recently the Pitt Jolie saga has disappeared from the spotlight because the two decided to take their divorce issues to a retired judge for a “private divorce.” Could this happen in New Jersey?  The answer is yes and no. To some, that answer sounds like “lawyer speak” but the truth

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Tax Law Blog post – The line between business and personal finance is often blurred. When should you graduate from one-man show to a LLC or S-Corp (or other entity)?

By Gary R. Botwinick, Esq. There is really not a specific rule as to when a self-employed individual should consider incorporating or forming a limited liability company (LLC). However, if the work is expected to continue for more than just a brief period of time, it is worthwhile to consider the factors weighing in favor

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Family Law Blog post – “Happy Valentine’s Day! Will you marry me? And by the way, here is a prenuptial agreement to sign.” Isn’t that romantic?

By Patricia M. Barbarito, Esq. and Gary R. Botwinick, Esq. ‘Tis the season. I’m not talking about Spring Training. We see it in our practice every year. We call it “Prenup Season.” In anticipation of Valentine’s Day and the season of romance and marriage proposals, we see a significant spike in the number of phone

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Family Law Blog post – Parents Who Agreed to Emancipate Estranged Daughter Are Entitled to a Hearing After Trial Court “Unemancipates”​ and Requires College Contribution

By Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. Last week, the Appellate Division of New Jersey (Judge Lihotz) decided Ricci v. Ricci, No. A-1832-14T1 and A-2409-14T1. The second docket number relates to an intervenor (the parties’ daughter), which makes the case quite interesting. Mr. and Mrs. Ricci divorced when Caitlyn was four years of age. Little did they

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