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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


Rebuilding Your Relationship with Your Child After Divorce

When a divorce occurs, it can be difficult to maintain a perfect relationship with the child. Whether the child lives with the ex, or feels angry about the divorce, it is important to eliminate the negative feelings to improve the relationship. Should I Stay Friends with My Ex? During or after a divorce, it is » Read More


Should I Join a Divorce Support Group?

Anyone going through divorce needs to have an outlet to talk about the experience. Friends and family, however, can be reluctant to listen. Instead, they often take sides or make suggestions rather than simply hearing and acknowledging information. For that reason, many people turn to divorce support groups to help them navigate their newfound experience. » Read More


Dealing With Your Former In-Laws During the Holidays

Holidays can be uncomfortable for those fresh out of a divorce. Between the emotions and the changes in schedule, it can be difficult for those to adjust to holidays without a spouse. This stress is added when former in-laws are involved. For some, it is difficult to deal with the awkward conversations with an ex-spouse’s » 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


How to Have a Happy Halloween After Divorce

When divorcing parents create their divorce decree, they often spend time talking about how to handle the reality of major holidays and celebrations, such as Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas, and even annual family reunions. However, smaller annual festivities, like Halloween, rarely make it into the plan. When October rolls around, parents may scramble to create a » Read More


Is College or Trade School Tuition Included in My Child Support Obligation?

It can be tricky to figure out whether college or trade school tuition is in your child support obligation. Typically, child support is terminated when a child turns 19. However, in New Jersey, there are certain requirements for a parent to pay child support if their child is enrolled full-time in college or seeking post-secondary » Read More


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Peaceful Parenting Time During the Holidays

November 29, 2019
Child custody disputes often arise during the holidays, when schedules are hectic and emotions are r..