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Divorce & Coronavirus (COVID-19): Co-Parenting During Quarantine

Mar 24, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

We are all living in an unprecedented time as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  This is new territory for divorced parents dealing with New Jersey’s “stay at home” order and...

Employer Alert: Emergency FMLA and Sick Leave Expansion Signed Into Law Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Mar 20, 2020 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

On March 18, 2020, the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law.  The FFCRA contains two separate acts that provide paid leave for absences resulting from...

New Jersey’s Response to Employment-Related Issues Prompted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 19, 2020 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

The widespread closure of businesses, potential short-term and long-term unemployment, reduced hours, and leave considerations have left New Jersey employers scrambling to find answers in connection...

What Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Mar 17, 2020 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, employers are facing overwhelming questions regarding employer obligations, complying with government directives, and paid time off.

Divorce FAQs

Mar 11, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

This article will address the following frequently asked questions:  How long does it take to get a divorce in New Jersey? Do I need to hire an attorney to handle my divorce? Can my spouse and I use...

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

Feb 10, 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...

New Law Facilitates Adoptions Involving Assisted Reproduction

Jan 17, 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...

Municipal Websites Should Comply with the ADA

Jan 13, 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...

Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA): 2019 Update

Dec 4, 2019 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

The Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA) was passed into law in November 2015 and enacted in May 2016[i].  This Act provides greater protection to victims of sexual offenses by allowing...

I Am Divorced…Now What?

Nov 1, 2019 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Many clients are relieved, for a variety of reasons (stress, financially, emotionally), to be done with their divorce, but the entry of a final judgment of divorce is not necessarily the end of the...