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Blog Archive by Month: September 2015

Emancipation in the Context of Family Law

Sep 28, 2015 | Written by: William W. Goodwin, Jr., Esq. |

When a layperson encounters the term "emancipation," he or she is likely to harken back to the Civil War and the famous Proclamation issued by then President Lincoln declaring all slaves to be free as...

The Ten Most Common Mistakes People Make As They Go Through A Divorce

Sep 14, 2015 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Based on my experience, the top ten mistakes people make when going through a divorce are: 

OPRA’s Applicability to Volunteer Fire Departments and Rescue Squads

Sep 4, 2015 | Written by: Tara A. St. Angelo, Esq. |

New Jersey Courts have recently issued decisions regarding the applicability of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) to volunteer fire departments and rescue squads in Brooks v. Tabernacle Rescue Squad,...

Overnight Visits By Boyfriend/Girlfriend During Parenting Time

Sep 2, 2015 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

In many divorces, the financial and custody issues will be resolved and, at the eleventh hour, just as everyone is getting ready to sign the final papers, one party asks, “is my...