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Blog Archive by Month: March 2017

Why Is Divorce So Painful?

Mar 24, 2017 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

In our society, there is a great emphasis on relationships.  This includes relationships with friends, with family, and romantic relationships with significant others.  Most of us like to spend time...

Premarital Agreements For People Over 50

Mar 13, 2017 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

The rate of divorce for first marriages is approximately 40-50%[i]; that number jumps to an estimated 73% for second marriages[ii].  Now consider that the majority of New Jerseyans divorcing are over...

Employer Takeaways From First Official Affordable Care Act Repeal and Replacement Proposal

Mar 10, 2017 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

On March 6, 2017, House Republicans offered their first official proposal for an Affordable Care Act (ACA) roll-back.  While much remains to be seen regarding the proposed draft, employers should be...

Can a Court Force You to Pay For Your Child’s College, Even If You and Your Former Spouse Agree Not to Do So?

Mar 3, 2017 | Written by: William W. Goodwin, Jr., Esq. |

Approximately 35 years ago, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an often-cited opinion in which it held "the privilege of parenthood carries with it the duty to assure a necessary education for...

NJ Legislature Considers OPRA Amendment to Limit Access to Personal Information and Alter Fee-Shifting Provision

Mar 2, 2017 | Written by: Tara St. Angelo, Esq. |

In February 2017, New Jersey Assembly Bill 4532 was introduced and subsequently voted out of the State and Local Government Committee.  The bill would amend the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) by...