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Knowledge is power, and this blog is dedicated to providing the most updated information on New Jersey Family Law, related topics, and family matters in general.  It's our goal for you to use the information on this site, including the individual practice area pages, to help you understand your rights, obligations, and the best course of action for your New Jersey Family Law case.

Apple AirTags, Tracking Devices, and Stalking Concerns

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Apr 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

Apple AirTags and numerous similar products on the market have been great technologies for many. Whether you lose your keys regularly or don't trust your airline as far as you can throw them to keep track of your bags, these products come in handy. But what many people fail to realize is that the...

Spice Girl Mel B Opens up About Domestic Violence

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Apr 05, 2024 | 0 Comments

Melanie Brown (Mel B), better known by millennials worldwide as Scary Spice of the Spice Girls, has re-released her 2018 memoir Brutally Honest. The book's three new chapters explore Mel B's experience as a survivor of domestic violence she experienced at the hands of her former husband, movie pr...

Legal v. Informal Separation in New Jersey

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Mar 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

Separating from your life partner is a stressful and emotional process. Whether things ended on a good or bad note, and regardless of the length of the marriage, the disentangling of two lives will always be a significant life event. Now that you are ready for a separation and potentially moving ...

The Close of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Mar 01, 2024 | 0 Comments

Whether due to a breakup or simply an unrequited crush, having one's heart broken is something of a milestone for teenagers. Although most of us remember our earliest relationships and the circumstances that led to their conclusion, with hindsight, we find they haven't made nearly as much impact ...

What to Do When Your Ex Withholds Child Support

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Jan 05, 2024 | 0 Comments

When parents get divorced, one spouse often makes more money than the other. In many cases, one parent may have more custody of their children than the other. New Jersey believes both parents should be involved in raising their children, which usually means the court will order the noncustodial p...

The Complications of a Multistate Family Law Matter

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Dec 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

In late August 2023, the Daily Voice reported that police had found a missing four-year-old girl from Connecticut. The girl, who had been taken from her biological father, who had full custody, was found safe and unharmed with her biological mother. The couple had previously resided in Puerto Ric...

Mom Skips Custody Court Date, Ends up a Missing Person

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Nov 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

It's generally not a good idea to miss multiple court appearances related to child abuse accusations, cross state lines with your children, and hide from authorities. A Virginia woman recently came to national attention for this string of events. For parents, any allegation that could affect the...

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