Family Law New Jersey

The Legal Stages of Divorce: What Steps Are Involved?

March 4, 2017 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Divorce Family Law

If you want to file for divorce in New Jersey, this step-by-step guide can help. Speaking with a family law attorney can offer additional peace of mind.

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How Legal Custody Differs from Residential Custody

November 30, 2016 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Child Custody Family Law

There are serious differences to consider between legal and residential/physical custody in child custody cases. Let's go into the details of these arrangements.

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Jeffrey W. Goldblatt Successfully Represents Client in Divorce Case

November 16, 2016 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Divorce Family Law

New Jersey attorney Jeffrey W. Goldblatt successfully represented a client in a divorce and property settlement agreement case.

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Fines and Penalties in Drug Possession Cases

August 31, 2016 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Drug Possession Drug Crimes

There are different laws regarding drug use and possession in New Jersey. Let's go over the penalties and fines.

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How Valid Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI Cases?

December 1, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Field Sobriety Test Dui

Field sobriety tests do not measure BAC and are flawed in terms of measuring intoxication in DUI and drunk driving cases.

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Contesting the Accuracy of Urine Tests in DUI Cases

November 1, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Drunk Driving Dui Sobriety Tests

Urine tests used to measure BAC in DUI and drunk driving tests can be inaccurate, and the results can be contested by a defense lawyer.

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Shared Parenting: the New Normal for Children of Divorce

October 15, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Blog Coparenting Divorce Parenting Shared

What is the best custody arrangement for children? That is not usually a question that anyone asks except the courts and legal profession. During the early history of divorces and even into the advent of the no-fault divorce, the natural assumption was always been to award primary custody to one party and visitation to the other one. This arrangement had previously been considered best for the children, but some disagreement about this arrangement has developed in modern times.

New Research Disputes Old Norms

What used to be normal in custody cases was based on research that is now obsolete. In fact, the research is so extensive that its possible to find long-term studies of chil

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How Accurate Are DUI Blood Tests in Testing Sobriety?

October 15, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: Blood Tests Dui Defense Sobriety Testing

DUI blood tests are not always accurate. Inaccuracies in sobriety testing are an important part of drunk driving legal defense.

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4 Documents to Change After Your Divorce

June 24, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: After Divorce Blog Divorce

Signing  divorce papersAfter youve finished signing the divorce decree, it might seem like the hard work has passed. While majority of your work has finished, theres a few important details you might want to finish up so you dont wind up with a major problem down the road. Here are four legal documents you need to change, after your divorce is final.

Your name change documents

Chances are after your divorce, going by your married name isnt a top priority so make sure you complete the needed documents to change back to your maiden name. If youre not sure how to do that, contact your local government agency.

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Top 6 Items to Replace After Divorce

June 18, 2015 — by JWGLAWYER
Tags: After Divorce Blog Divorce

After DivorceOne of the hardest parts of divorce is learning to live solo whether thats with your children or during a week without anyone other than yourself. If youre trying to adapt to a new lifestyle, replacing some items can be important for both the closure and embracing the new start in your life. Here are six items youll want to replace after your divorce:

Your Married Bed

The bedroom is where you shared intimacy, love and bonding which is a hard place to spend your evening after the divorce. If its possible, purchase new bedding set, in whatever colours and prints you desire.

New Photo Albums

While you dont need to gut the entire past youve had togethe

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