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?
I doubt there is any more of a complex and thorny issue in a divorce where there are children than negotiating and agreeing to a parenting and visitation schedule. Even in an otherwise amicable separation problems can arise when they involve the children, who will have custody, how often and when the other parent may […]
It is summer and with school out, many divorced or separated fathers in New Jersey working with us have a common question that goes along the lines of “I’d like to take the kids with me on my three-week vacation. We’d be going out-of-state. Can I do it?”
During the nearly-quarter century I have been a divorce lawyer for men and fathers in New Jersey, I’ve had clients ask me questions or make statements based on faulty or incomplete information that they found online, or because of something a friend told them.