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Landmark Ruling Upholds Employees’ Rights Against Retaliation

Feb 22, 2024 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

In a recent ruling, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey acknowledged that when an employer sues an employee in response to the employee raising discrimination claims, it...

What Happens If My Spouse Dies While Our Divorce Is Pending?

Feb 7, 2024 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

When a spouse dies during a divorce (before the divorce judgment is entered), the divorce proceeding ends and with that also ends the statutory right to equitable distribution.  The matter is then...

New Jersey Legislature Considers Bill Mandating Wage Transparency

Jan 31, 2024 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

Within the workplace landscape, discrimination can manifest in various subtle ways, often concealed within a company's financial records. Pay disparities rooted in factors such as gender or race...

What Happens If You Violate a No-Contact Provision in a Restraining Order?

Jan 10, 2024 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Did you know that if you are a defendant in a restraining order (temporary or permanent), you may not have any contact with the victim/plaintiff?  Did you know that violations of restraining orders...

What is the Cost of a Good Divorce Lawyer?

Dec 8, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

You may have heard the answer to the question “What is the cost of a good divorce lawyer?” as “far less than a bad one.”  Although this may seem like just another bad lawyer joke, there is...

How to Help Settle Your Divorce Case

Nov 15, 2023 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

As it takes two people to get married, it takes two people to get divorced.  To settle your divorce case, it takes two people being reasonable and compromising.  So how can you, as a client, help to...

How to Prepare for a Child Support Hearing

Nov 2, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

If parents are unable to agree about how to support their children, the courts can intervene.  This applies to married parents who are divorcing, those who are not yet divorcing, or unmarried parents...

Is Mediation a Good Option to Resolve a Dispute with Your Employer?

Oct 20, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

Workplace disputes are not uncommon, and when they arise, it's important to consider the best way to resolve them. Mediation is one method that often comes to mind. If you find yourself in a conflict...

What is the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in a Divorce?

Oct 4, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

We (family law attorneys) often discuss the role of a guardian ad litem (hereinafter referred to as GAL), as an appointee for a child(ren) in a custody dispute when the court makes a finding that the...

Unmasking the Hidden Agenda: How to Recognize When a Severance Offer is Really a Cover-Up

Sep 15, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

A severance package, or severance agreement, is a compensation and benefits offer that an employer provides to an employee who is leaving the company due to reasons such as layoffs, downsizing or...