Parental Rights

The New Jersey Divorce Process – Part I

By Bonnie C. Frost, Esq. New Jersey is a state where, upon divorce, all issues as to the parties must be resolved.  It is unlike some other states, which will grant the parties a divorce but will then continue to litigate support and equitable distribution.  New Jersey will not bifurcate the granting of a divorce

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Einhorn Harris Family Law Attorneys Stephen Haller and Jennie Osborne Co-Author Article for NJLJ on Parental Alienation

Einhorn Harris Family Law attorneys Stephen P. Haller and Jennie L. Osborne co-author an article for the New Jersey Law Journal for Parental Alienation Awareness Day – April 25th. “End Parental Alienation Now” brings to light the growing issue of parental alienation especially with regard to how it adversely affects the children being alienated, and

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Einhorn Harris Partner, Matheu Nunn Co-Authors Article on Child Relocation in New Jersey Law Journal

Matheu D. Nunn and Richard A. Warshak On April 23, 2001, the Supreme Court of New Jersey decided Baures v. Lewis , 167 N.J. 91 (2001). For more than 16 years, Baures guided post-divorce interstate relocation of children in a manner that generally favored the primary-custodial parent who sought relocation. On Aug. 8, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Bisbing v. Bisbing , __ N.J. __ (2017),

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Partner Matheu D. Nunn successfully argued in front of NJ Supreme Court to change how courts decide disputes over relocation of children from NJ following divorce

New Jersey Supreme Court Reverses Itself and Ushers Child Relocation Law into the 21st Century The New Jersey Supreme Court issued a landmark child-relocation decision today that reversed nearly two decades of its jurisprudence. The decision, Bisbing v. Bisbing, Docket No. A-2-16 (2017), requires divorced parents who seek to relocate from New Jersey with children to establish that the move

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Family Law Blog – 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

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