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Peaceful Parenting Time During the Holidays

Child custody disputes often arise during the holidays, when schedules are hectic and emotions are running high. If you need help requesting a modification to your custody order or negotiating custody over the holidays, contact an Ocean Township divorce lawyer at Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C. In the meantime, the following are some steps divorced couples » Read More


How to Handle Your First Thanksgiving Post-Divorce

Once a divorce has been negotiated, there will be several changes in your routine. One of the most poignant change is the fact that, under most circumstances, you will spend some holidays alone while the children are with your ex-spouse. The first Thanksgiving that comes around when your children are not with you has the » Read More


Tips for Celebrating Your Child’s Birthday Post-Divorce

Children react differently to divorce depending upon several factors, including how old they are and their basic personality traits. However, every child wants and deserves to have a good birthday celebration, regardless if the parents live under the same roof. It might seem like a challenge for some parents to figure out how to have » Read More


Back to School Co-Parenting

Back to school season is a time of transition, and when parents are divorced or separated, some extra care can help smooth things along. Planning ahead for the entire school year can help families know what to expect, and this can include school supplies, carpooling, study times, and after school activities. Some parents work with » Read More


Can Non-Biological People Be Granted Custody?

Many children do not grow up in traditional families. When issues of child custody arise, in most instances, biological parents’ rights will outweigh those of a person unrelated to the child, but much depends on individual circumstances. The court makes custody decisions based on the best interests of the child, and giving custody to an » Read More


Hidden Assets in Divorce

It is not uncommon for divorcing spouses to attempt to hide assets before or during the proceedings. Some people go to great lengths to do this, going as far as transferring monies overseas, opening secret accounts, or transferring them over to third parties. These situations do not only apply to male spouses; with more women » Read More


Preparing for Child Custody Cases

Court decisions in child custody cases can be life changing. Thorough preparation will help parents understand what to expect and can also make the divorce process less stressful. To request custody rights, a parent must file a petition, which is then served on the other parent. The other parent must respond within a specified time » Read More


Will My Custody Agreement Separate My Children From Each Other?

When a marriage ends, each member of the family is affected by the divorce. Parents often fight for child custody, leading to difficulties with finding a living situation that works for the entire family. Those contemplating divorce may wonder whether it will force their children to be separated from each other. In order to further » Read More


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Peaceful Parenting Time During the Holidays

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Child custody disputes often arise during the holidays, when schedules are hectic and emotions are r..