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Archive: 2015

Your Spouse Might Not Be Your Beneficiary

Mar 31, 2015 | Written by: Lori K. MacWilliam, Esq. |

Getting married may change many things in your life, but it does not automatically change the beneficiary on your life insurance policy to your new spouse.

Do Pollution Exclusion Clauses Release an Insurer from Coverage?

Mar 25, 2015 | Written by: Arthur D. Fialk, Esq. |

Issues of insurance coverage can arise when personal injury or property damage occurs because of the release or spill of pollutants. It is customary for insurance policies to have exclusion clauses...

Choosing the Right Family Law Attorney

Mar 24, 2015 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

I recently read an article written by the Chair of the NJ State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee discussing the common difficulties experienced by family law attorneys when dealing with...

Divorce is Topic of Men's Discussion Group

Mar 18, 2015 | Written by: Admin |

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., March 24, 2015 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the United Way, located at 4 Walter E. Foran Blvd, Suite 401 in...

Defending Sexual Harassment Claims Against Employers

Mar 10, 2015 | Written by: Deborah B. Rosenthal, Esq. |

On Feb. 11, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued Aguas v. New Jersey, a case that has significant implications for employers in sexual harassment cases, and raised the bar on what a Plaintiff...

Do You Qualify for Innocent Spouse Relief?

Mar 4, 2015 | Written by: Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Most married Americans file their taxes jointly with their spouses. Doing so allows married taxpayers to gain some benefits over those who choose to file “married but separate”, such as...

Divorce Cases Involving Custody and Parenting Time with Infants

Mar 3, 2015 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Because infancy is a time when children are developing rapidly socially, emotionally and cognitively, stable caregiving during the first three (3) years of a child’s life is critical to the...

Impact of Increased or Decreased Parental Availability Post-Judgment on Parenting Time Arrangements

Feb 26, 2015 | Written by: Admin |

William Goodwin and Diana Fredericks co-authored an article entitled “Changed Circumstances?  The Impact of Increased or Decreased Parental Availability Post-Judgment on Parenting Time...

Lack of Permits for Home Improvements Can Affect Your Home Sale

Feb 23, 2015 | Written by: Lori K. MacWilliam, Esq. |

Did you know that a lack of proper permits for home improvement projects can complicate the sale of your home? 

Why Performance Reviews are Important

Feb 20, 2015 | Written by: Deborah B. Rosenthal, Esq. |

The NJ Superior Court Appellate Division recently reiterated the importance of employers conducting thorough and complete performance reviews of employees.