Living with an alcoholic wife can be a nightmare. Divorcing her can be even more terrifying. Recently, a father in New Jersey called me because he had decided to divorce his wife who had a chronic drinking problem. He was concerned because she would drive with their young child while under the influence and had […]
Whenever a former wife makes allegations about a father’s ability to be a custodial or co-parent, or claims that you are unfit to be with the children when you spend time with them during visitation weekends and holidays, it’s a serious matter. The court sits up and pays close attention and, under some circumstances, child […]
You cannot imagine how many new clients begin our first conversation saying something along the lines of “My best friend Sol told me what I have to do is …” However well-meaning, divorce tips that men and fathers in New Jersey receive from friends, co-workers, even loving family members, usually is wrong. Doing or paying […]
People often refer to me as a “divorce lawyer.” In fact, I am a “family law attorney” because the definition of family has expanded so dramatically in recent years as has the impact of the law on all sorts of non-traditional families. Beyond same sex marriages being legalized, perhaps the biggest area of family law […]
It happens every summer, and when there is a long school break, I inevitably receive a call from a non-custodial father who wants to take his children on an extended vacation, usually out of the state and sometimes out of the country. What better way to strengthen and reinforce your bond with the kids than spending a few weeks with them at Disney World, seeing the wonders of Yellowstone or the Canadian Rockies, or introducing them to the magnificent museums, palaces and cathedrals of Europe?