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Archive: 2024

Cohabitation in 2024

Apr 4, 2024 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Cohabitation can have a wide range of meanings, and therefore, the language used in your Marital Settlement Agreements (MSA) to describe or define cohabitation can be incredibly important.  If your...

U.S. Supreme Court Case Could Affect Interpretation of Employment Discrimination Laws

Mar 14, 2024 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

When it comes to addressing discrimination in the workplace, understanding the intricacies of employment law is essential. In New Jersey, as in many parts of the United States, the burden of proof has...

Four Recent Updates in Family Law

Mar 6, 2024 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

The attorneys in our office receive daily updates on recent court decisions.  These updates serve as an important tool that attorneys should review and understand.  The law can change, and...

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...