My daughter was born 8/18/20 soon after I broke up with the mother. We have had a parenting plan for visitation in place, we get her two days a week and every other weekend. A month after her first birthday 9/9 baby's mother took her to Pennsylvania without my permission. Then she said she... Read more »
Thank you for your question. In most cases, a parent must obtain consent or a Court Order to permanently remove a child outside of the State of NJ if NJ is the home state of the child. In the event she left without permission, than you would need to file an action in Court to compel her to return....Read more »
If you or your spouse filed a divorce or custody complaint with the court system in NJ, the document would have a docket number on it next to the caption starting with FM- or FD- ____. That is your case number and whenever you file anything with the court system, you must reference that docket...Read more »
Good morning. I purchased a house in NJ back in 2001. My girlfriend, who lives with me gave me some funds at the time, but the house is in my name. She had a stroke back in 2017. She has been in three different nursing facilities in order to help her out. Now she is at home (with aides coming... Read more »
You purchased a home in your name in 2001. To help with that purchase, your girlfriend put up money as well, which money presumably you never paid back. In 2017, your girlfriend had a stroke and is disabled as a result and requires assistance. Initially, she was in and out of 3 separate longer term...Read more »
I bought my son and myself ancestry.com kits for Christmas. It was something fun to do. A gift where we could find out more about our ethnicity. My ex was fine with it. She asked me to see if a certain person was listed on the site to see if there was a connection back in May. The other day... Read more »
Thank you for your question. Whether you violated a custody agreement depends on the language of your specific agreement. Based on the information provided, it appears that you consulted with her prior to obtaining the ancestary.com kit and she gave her consent for your child to participate to be...Read more »
Together 10 yrs, married 5. Wife did not work last 2 yrs . She abandons myself, my oldest son & takes our 2 children in march 2019, removes our daughter from school w/o my knowledge & placed both children in daycare. Never told where etc. Files for divorce in may, I mailed answer &... Read more »
Not sure what the outcome of your wife's domestic violence complaint was - but the outcome of that proceeding is critically important to the current status of your divorce matter and the status of your custody proceeding. If nothing else, you need to sit down with a family law specialist to...Read more »
The short answer is that not all states require divorce mediators to be accredited. In fact, New Jersey is one of those states where there currently are no licensing requirements to simply hang out a shingle claiming to be a credible Divorce Mediator.
If the couple wishes to have separate finances but to raise their child together (so that the child doesn't have to go to 2 houses) until he goes off to college, can they stipulate to file a divorce then? Thanks!
Thank you for your question. Your question is a bit confusing because a postnuptial agreement is made after the marriage but before the divorce. Such agreements are scrutinized but can be approved under certain circumstances. Now a Marital Settlement Agreement made in anticipation of divorce is...Read more »
He has been cheating on me for a long time and I found out in March. He separated his room in December. We had a good friendly relation but he was verbally abusive when he use to get mad. He wanted this marriage to be without any physical relation and not disclose any reasons and I tried hard to... Read more »
Depending on your current immigration status you may be eligible to file for VAWA or self petition to remove the conditions of your green card. I am an immigration attorney and file simple dissolution of marriage petitions for clients. I suggest you look for an immigration attorney in your area who...Read more »
If your spouse is refusing to provide you will support, you can file an application with the court for interim support. You can file it pro se and the intake person at the family court intake office can give you the forms to fill out. Fill out the information and then file your application. He will...Read more »
If someone is required to be registered on the "child registry list", presumably there is a court order in place identifying the restrictions imposed on contact with children and who is qualified to supervise. Start with that document and also speak with the probation department officer...Read more »
To NJ. Granddaughter wants to live with father. Mother refused to send docs to father. As her maternal grandmother can I ask the court for a law guardian for my Granddaughter. Father can't get birth certificate, his name isn't on it. My daughter wants her daughter to live hard. Job corps... Read more »
I have no idea whether there was an order entered imposing a restriction on whether the lawyer could send you a copy of the tape recording of the testimony provided to the judge or hearing officer to support a TRO, but if your lawyer wants you to come into his / her office to listen to it, then go...Read more »
I am living with my sister but I am moving out of state we had a conversation about it confirmed it and I set everything up so that I’m ready to go by January as far as my current job and how I will be getting to this state with all my belongings. I set these plans with a friend who is coming... Read more »
I gather you and your sister had some type of fight and she is angry at you. I gather also that the home you are living in is either rented or owned by your sister and therefore she feels comfortable telling you that you need to leave. My suggestion is that you swallow your pride and talk with your...Read more »
My husband and I have been married for over 50 years. Separated for 20 years. In the early part of our marriage I joined financially with my husband in the purchase of our house (though solely in my husband's name). When the house was sold (August, 2020), my husband received all the... Read more »
You need to file for divorce and in the divorce, ask that assets of the marriage be restrained until an equitable distribution of the assets of the marriage can take place. The fact that the home was acquired in his name alone does not mean that you do not have an equitable distribution interest in...Read more »
Before deciding you need to be emancipated, go online and do a google search on available social services for teen counseling programs in your area to help prepare you for a change in your life. Counseling can help you better handle the abusive communications, assist you in understanding what...Read more »
His mother has neglected to inform me of my sons address, doctors and their locations, school etc for years. The last overnight I had with him was March 10th 2020, upon covid I hadn't seen him till June 27th 2021
This is not a simple enforcement application and therefore I suggest that filing an application on your own will be a mistake. Under the court rules, your certification ( your testimony) in support of your application can be up to 25 pages separate from all of the attachments ( exhibits) to your...Read more »
Hello! My 9 years old refuses to go overnight with her dad every other weekend. Last weekend she went forced by her dad”s attorney intimidating letter. I have to pick her up a 3:30 am she couldn’t sleep, she said she was scare but she doesn’t say of what. When we get home she went to sleep... Read more »
My guess is that you and your husband recently separated and since separating, your husband wants to put in place a parenting time plan and he has enlisted the assistance of a lawyer and they have told you that if you do not cooperate with their efforts to put this plan in place, they will seek...Read more »
You would need to spend the time just like a lawyer to look that up on the legislative history for the statute. You need to do this online and I suggest using Westlaw or Lexis, be aware they will charge you for the search
My husband filed for divorce after marriage of 27 months.He filed for divorce in new jersey.He is 32 years old citizen.I am 27 years old green card holder.He earns 70k and I earn 20k annually. I am not having any usa educational degree. He brought house and car before marriage.
These questions cannot be decided in a vacuum like this. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to protect your interests in this matter. This is not a do-it-yourself project. You can "meet" your attorney by way of a secured video conference or in person. Remember, a good...Read more »
Until you have a new order, the outstanding order is in effect. The jurisdiction of which court would be the right forum to modify your custody order would depend on where you, the mother of the child, and the child presently resides. If you need to update the order or don't know if you need...Read more »
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