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The Benefits of Using a Mental Health Professional in Divorce Matters

Apr 15, 2015 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Divorce is an emotional process. It is difficult for parties to go through a divorce, and if they have children, the children are impacted even in cases where the parties get along. Mental health...

Same-Sex Divorces and Dissolution of Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships

Apr 14, 2015 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

New Jersey legalized same-sex marriage in October 2013. Same-sex married couples ending a relationship will now go through divorce, following the same process as opposite-sex married couples.

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: Avoiding Wage Violations

Apr 13, 2015 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

Most employees are classified as either “exempt” or “non-exempt” for purposes of New Jersey and Federal wage laws.  Salary and type of work are significant factors in...

Is Your Divorce Attorney Trained in Collaborative Law?

Apr 7, 2015 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

In September 2014, the Collaborative Law Act was passed in New Jersey. Since the passage of this law, there has been a surge in inquiries by prospective clients seeking to understand what...

Employers Beware…Have You “Banned the Box”?

Apr 1, 2015 | Written by: Deborah B. Rosenthal, Esq. |

As of March 1, 2015, all public and private employers that have 15 or more employees are now prohibited from asking a job applicant about his or her criminal record until after the first job...

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...