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Can a 20-Year-Old Prenuptial Agreement be Enforced?

February 10th, 2020 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

Prenuptial agreements (prenups) can be valid and enforceable in the State of New Jersey.  In the recent case of Steffens[i], the Appellate Division held that a 20-year-old prenup signed in 1994, the day before the parties’ marriage ceremony took place, was valid and enforceable.

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New Law Facilitates Adoptions Involving Assisted Reproduction

January 17th, 2020 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

Newly passed NJ Senate Bill 3528[1] has established a process to obtain an expedited judgement of adoption for a spouse or civil union partner of a biological or legal parent of child when both parties are named as parents on the child's birth certificate.  The bill was signed into law on January 13, 2020 and becomes effective April 1, 2020.

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Municipal Websites Should Comply with the ADA

January 13th, 2020 | Written by Tara A. St. Angelo, Esq.

Lawsuits alleging that websites violate provisions of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) have spiked in recent years.  One review of federal lawsuits estimates that over 2,000 lawsuits alleging ADA violations in websites will be filed in the United States this year, with an estimated 4% in New Jersey1.  Although these lawsuits have focused on businesses, municipalities may wind up in the crosshairs. 

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