Category Archives: Family Law

“Sheridan Issues”

Sheridan v. Sheridan, 247 N.J. Super. 552 (Ch. Div. 1990) is a New Jersey case that requires trial judges to report evidence of any illegal activity to the proper authorities. In most matrimonial cases, this comes up in the context of … Continue reading

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Divorce and Your Finances

One of the biggest reasons that make getting a divorce so unpleasant is figuring out your finances. As horrifying as gathering all financial data may sound, many people have actually found the process of collecting and weighing financial information to … Continue reading

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Making Your Divorce Easier On the Children

  As you find yourself getting consumed by your divorce, whether coping with anger, sadness, stress, or financial problems; keep your eyes open for signs that your children may be negatively affected by your divorce too. Keep in mind that unless … Continue reading

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Types of Divorce: Fault v. No-Fault

Many people still seem to think that it’s better to get divorced using fault grounds rather than filing for a no fault divorce; and while many states no longer even have divorces based on fault grounds, there are still some … Continue reading

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What Happens To A Child After A Parent Is Deported?

The reports show that even parents of U.S. citizens are among thousands of undocumented immigrants being expelled from the United States each year.  While ICE will typically not detain individuals who are the primary caretakers of US born children (unless … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements v. Postnuptial Agreements

Most people have likely heard of prenuptial agreements, frequently referred to as “prenups.” These agreements are created and entered into with an aim to reduce conflict and ensure that issues such as property division and debt allocation are handled smoothly … Continue reading

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Custody War

Here at Teper Law Firm, we get quite a few requests for assistance with custody cases. Frequently, it turns out that the problem is not a true custody dispute where both parents are seeking to be the parent of primary … Continue reading

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