Recent Blog Posts
I am the Domestic Violence Victim. Why do I have a Restraining Order against Me?
Domestic violence aggressors often use the legal system to continue harassing, controlling, manipulating, and intimidating their victims. Because aggressors have the first-hand experience with restraining orders and often the criminal justice system, they are very well aware of the steps to take to make it appear as though they are the victims instead of… Read More »
What is a Pendente Lite Motion?
Pendente lite motions are often “indispensable in a matrimonial action.” Rose v. Csapo, 359 N.J. Super 53, 58 (Ch. Div. 2002). Courts are authorized by statute to make an award of pendente lite support as the circumstances of the parties and the nature of the case shall render fit, reasonable and just. N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23…. Read More »
Out-of-State Relocation Post-Bisbing
Relocating interstate with your children could be stressful. Even more, taxing is when a custodial parent is attempting to relocate in the face of the non-custodial parent’s objections. N.J.S.A.9:2-2 prohibits a separated or divorced parent from permanently relocating the parties’ minor children out-of-state. To make determinations regarding interstate relocation, courts are guided by N.J.S.A.9:2-2… Read More »
What are We? Defining Dating Relationships in the Age of Tinder, Bumble, and Coffee Meets Bagel
Dating applications have significantly changed the dynamics of dating. There are many ways to describe the state of a relationship without using the word relationship. With dating terms such as ghosting, mosting, caspering, crumbing, and love bombing, it should be of no surprise that the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act does not define dating… Read More »