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Plan For Summer Parenting

April 21, 2014

With summer rapidly approaching, it is a good idea to start planning how you and your ex will share parenting time over the school break.

What You Need to Know Before You Sign Any Child-Custody Agreement

April 9, 2014

Divorce itself is hard enough; but when there are children involved, it can make the process even tougher. As a result, one of the most emotional aspects of a divorce is the need to establish a custody and parenting-time arrangement.

Recognizing Child Abuse

April 9, 2014

As a parent, your primary concern is to make sure your child is protected and safe. If your child spends time with the other parent or friends or relatives of the other parent, you may have some concerns about how

Normalcy After a NJ Custody Case

March 25, 2014

Divorce and custody cases create a lot of turmoil. The end result is a new schedule you and your child have to live by, which probably includes parenting time with the other parent. Your child is going to be on

Why People Don’t Pay Child Support

March 8, 2014

Custodial parents need financial support to raise their children. It’s expensive to pay for a child’s shelter, food, and clothing – along with their medical care, school supplies, car costs, and numerous other expenses. At D and D Family Law,

The 3 Hardest Things to Accept About Your Divorce

March 5, 2014

As you get ready to go through the divorce process, there are several things you need to accept that you may not want to.

Tips for a Successful Custody Case

March 5, 2014

If you’re facing a custody case you may be worried about the outcome and looking for every little thing you can do to improve your chances of a positive outcome. Follow these tips to put your best foot forward.

Making Transfers Easier

February 27, 2014

Transferring your child between parents as part of your parenting plan can be one of the most stressful and challenging parts of parenting with your ex. Young children often have a hard time with the transition and you and your

Children’s Belongings and Transfer Time

February 26, 2014

If you have a child who goes to daycare or school, you know that keeping track of what your child needs to take with him or her each day can be complicated. Running through that mental checklist and getting everything

What Not To Do in Family Court

February 11, 2014

While your family-court case will be decided by the judge by applying the law to the facts, how you look, act, and behave in court can affect the judge’s opinion of you and may influence the decision in your case.

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Can I change my child’s last name if I have sole custody?

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