Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in New Jersey?
When it comes to court-mandated visitation after a divorce, most people assume that visitation pertains to the child’s non-custodial parent. While this is certainly the most common type of visitation discussed post-divorce, the change in custody can also impact the child’s grandparents. While every state is different, New Jersey has some unique rules surrounding grandparents’… Read more
What Happens If You Disagree With a Child Custody Agreement?
Getting divorced when you have children can be a complicated process. In many instances, divorcing couples must establish a custody agreement so both parents can still be active in their children’s lives. This agreement is often developed during the negotiation phase of the divorce. Unfortunately, child custody agreements in New Jersey aren’t always fair and… Read more
Adding Virtual Visitation Terms to Your New Jersey Parenting Plan
When members of a New Jersey couple that shares a minor child opt to go their separate ways, the courts generally insist that they establish a parenting plan if they are both going to remain active participants in the child’s life. This is true regardless of whether custody and co-parenting concerns have arisen due to… Read more
What You Need to Know About “Palimony” in New Jersey
During the course of a relationship, it’s natural for couples to come to depend on each other for support. If one partner has a more demanding, high-earning career, it’s common that the other partner may take on more of the household duties, and perhaps sacrifice their own career, for the betterment of the relationship. There… Read more
What Happens If You Need to Modify Your Child Custody Arrangement in New Jersey?
When parents decide to divorce, it can often be stressful deciding on custody and visitation schedules for the children. One way New Jersey hopes to better the divorce process is by emphasizing a continued loving relationship with both parents while encouraging cooperation and communication between the parents. However, as children grow and the parent’s circumstances… Read more
Do Grandparents Have Child Visitation Rights in New Jersey?
Many states limit grandparents’ rights when it comes to their grandchildren, as courts (and the law) side on the premise that parents should have the authority to decide who their children should see or not see. However, New Jersey law differs regarding grandchildren visitation, giving grandparents in the state the right to request reasonable visitation… Read more
Understanding Child Visitation Rights in New Jersey
When divorcing, child custody and visitation can often be stressful. Gone are the days, though, when one parent “wins” custody and visitation while the other “loses.” One way New Jersey hopes to better the divorce process is by emphasizing a continued loving relationship with both parents while encouraging cooperation and communication between the parents. Keeping… Read more
Do You Need a Reason to File for a Divorce in New Jersey?
Filing for divorce can be scary. Both marriage and divorce are legal matters and in order to get either, you have to follow state law. Do you need a reason to file for a divorce in New Jersey? What does having grounds for divorce mean? Carvajal Law can help you answer those questions and more… Read more
Can You Renegotiate Child Custody and Child Support in New Jersey?
Are you a parent? Do you need something to change with your child custody agreement or with your child support? If you live in New Jersey, we can help you determine if you can renegotiate child custody and child support. Family law can be difficult, complicated, and made all the more important because there is… Read more