Monmouth County or Middlesex County: A Question of Venue

Whether your case will be decided in Monmouth County, Middlesex County, or any other county depends on “venue.” “Venue” is the legal term for determining the county in which your divorce or family case will be decided. In divorce and family cases, venue is generally governed by the town where the plaintiff (the moving party, […]

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“Household Member” under the Prevention Against Domestic Violence Act

By: Victoria Paone Rosa, Esq. * People should be aware of the developing body of case law which defines those relationships which fall under the purview of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (“Domestic Violence Statute”).  Currently, the Domestic Violence Statute defines a victim of domestic violence as any person who is 18 years of […]

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Unmarried Couples & Family Law

It is no secret that the Millennials (generation of adults between the ages of 23 and 39) are either greatly delaying marriage or forgoing marriage altogether. In fact, according to Pew Research Center (assessing social and demographic trends), more than half of the Millennials in relationships are unmarried. This recent trend suggests that Millennials in […]

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CHILD SUPPORT AND OVERTIME PAY

By: Victoria Paone Rosa, Esq.*  It goes without saying that parents with children have a financial responsibility to support their children until they are emancipated. If parents who are separating or divorcing cannot agree on their respective child support obligations, then the court makes that determination pursuant to the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines (NJCSG) […]

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Gifts & Divorce

By: Victoria Paone Rosa, Esq.* Christmas in July is here! In addition to enjoying holiday movies and making festive decorations, many people are looking forward to exchanging gifts (even virtually) during this annual summer celebration. Although gifts are typically the best part of any holiday celebration, they can become a point of contention in the […]

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