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Blog Category: Family Law

Top Ten Ways to Spend Less on Your Divorce

Sep 28, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Divorce can be very expensive.  It can also be somewhat inexpensive.  While this may seem contrary to my own interests as a divorce attorney, I never want to see a client stuck in a divorce...

An Important Update on Cohabitation in New Jersey

Sep 2, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Cohabitation in New Jersey can be complex and very fact-sensitive.  Our webpage on this subject contains helpful information, articles, and references.  We have also blogged extensively on this...

Recent Updates in NJ Domestic Violence Law

Aug 5, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

There have been two recent published opinions from the New Jersey Appellate Division that address family law cases involving domestic violence.

How To “Win” In Your Divorce

Jul 20, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Everyone wants to “win” in their divorce.  However, you could argue that no one ever truly “wins” in a divorce case.

Involving Your Parents in Your Prenup May Mean They Are Involved in Your Divorce

Jul 6, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

In New Jersey it is very rare that an interlocutory appeal[i] is heard, but in the recent unpublished opinion regarding Jessica, Dominic, and Donald Sciaretta[ii], that is exactly what occurred. 

Due Process and Restraining Orders

Jun 14, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Parties to a domestic violence action are entitled to certain procedural due process rights.  "Ordinary due process protections apply in the domestic violence context, notwithstanding the shortened...

Gray Divorce Becoming More Common

May 7, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Most media and statistical research reports appear to agree that divorces are declining, in general, except for “gray divorces,” which are actually increasing[1].

Five More Beliefs from the Ancient Stoics That We Can Apply to Divorce

May 4, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

My last blog focused on five specific teachings from the Stoic philosophy that could be applied to divorce cases.  Here are five more that are helpful when dealing with a divorce.

Five Beliefs from the Ancient Stoics That We Can Apply to Divorce

Apr 29, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Stoicism is a school of philosophy founded in ancient Greece and continued in ancient Rome through Stoics such as Seneca, Epictetus, and the famous Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.  Like many forms of...

Can I Switch to a New Lawyer in the Middle of My Family Law Case?

Apr 14, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Switching attorneys in the midst of a family law case is absolutely acceptable and is not uncommon, but there are certain formalities to which parties should adhere and a methodology that should make...