Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog post – There is Still No Bright-Line Rule to Defining Emancipation

By Jennifer Fortunato, Esq. The New Jersey Legislature enacted a statute on January 19, 2016, effective February 1, 2017 (i.e. N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67), which terminates one’s obligation to pay child support upon a child’s emancipation, without the necessity of obtaining a court order. However, there is still no bright-line rule to defining emancipation. Prior to this


Family Law Blog post – The O’Reilly Divorce, and the “Factors” Behind Sealing Case Information

By Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. On April 15, 2017, “The Hill” published an article titled “CNN nearly sued to unseal O’Reilly divorce records: report” (available here). For those of you who are unaware, former Fox News Network host Bill O’Reilly (of “The O’Reilly Factor”) has come under fire after media outlets reported details of multiple


Family Law Blog post – “Honey, here is an agreement for you to sign and, if you do, then I will stay married to you. Sound fair or not?”

By Bonnie C. Frost, Esq. Lisa Marie Presley and her husband, Michael Lockwood, are embroiled in a custody battle that has left their children being cared for by Priscilla Presley because of disturbing images being found on Lockwood’s computer. While that may be an interesting blog in its own right, another unusual facet of their