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Brian James Duff

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I am privileged to be able to practice law in the local community where I was raised and still reside. I am proud to be able to offer quality, afforda... (more)

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Candyce I. Smith-Sklar

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Candyce Sklar-Smith is a practicing Bankruptcy lawyer with over 10 years of experience. Ms. Sklar-Smith is licensed in both New Jersey & Pennsylvania.

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Michael Stein

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The law office of Michael J. Stein has been an integral part of the surrounding communities of Burlington County for more than a decade. We help fam... (more)

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James R. Fridie

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Joseph D. Lento

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Joseph Lento has spent close to 20 years advocating for clients; often fighting on behalf of clients in the nation’s highest-stakes court systems. J... (more)

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Allan  Weinberg Lawyer

Allan Weinberg

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Divorce & Family Law, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Child Custody, Domestic Violence & Neglect
Since 1985, Attorney Allan Weinberg has represented clients in Family Law matters. Masters of Law .

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Since 1985, Attorney Allan Weinberg has represented clients in family law matters in Manalapan and the surrounding townships... (more)

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Herbert I. Ellis

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Herb grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He founded The Ellis Law Firm in 1988 Practicing in New Jersey and New York. Specializing and representing the rig... (more)

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John B. Fabriele

Criminal, White Collar Crime, Misdemeanor, Felony, Domestic Violence & Neglect

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LEGAL TERMS

INCOMPATIBILITY

A conflict in personalities that makes married life together impossible. In a number of states, incompatibility is the accepted reason for a no-fault divorce. C... (more...)
A conflict in personalities that makes married life together impossible. In a number of states, incompatibility is the accepted reason for a no-fault divorce. Compare irreconcilable differences; irremediable breakdown.

CRUELTY

Any act of inflicting unnecessary emotional or physical pain. Cruelty or mental cruelty is the most frequently used fault ground for divorce because as a practi... (more...)
Any act of inflicting unnecessary emotional or physical pain. Cruelty or mental cruelty is the most frequently used fault ground for divorce because as a practical matter, courts will accept minor wrongs or disagreements as sufficient evidence of cruelty to justify the divorce.

HEARING

In the trial court context, a legal proceeding (other than a full-scale trial) held before a judge. During a hearing, evidence and arguments are presented in an... (more...)
In the trial court context, a legal proceeding (other than a full-scale trial) held before a judge. During a hearing, evidence and arguments are presented in an effort to resolve a disputed factual or legal issue. Hearings typically, but by no means always, occur prior to trial when a party asks the judge to decide a specific issue--often on an interim basis--such as whether a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction should be issued, or temporary child custody or child support awarded. In the administrative or agency law context, a hearing is usually a proceeding before an administrative hearing officer or judge representing an agency that has the power to regulate a particular field or oversee a governmental benefit program. For example, the Federal Aviation Board (FAB) has the authority to hold hearings on airline safety, and a state Worker's Compensation Appeals Board has the power to rule on the appeals of people whose applications for benefits have been denied.

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

See alimony.

LEGAL RISK PLACEMENT

A type of adoption used by agencies to keep a child out of foster care during the adoption process. The child is placed with the adopting parents before the bir... (more...)
A type of adoption used by agencies to keep a child out of foster care during the adoption process. The child is placed with the adopting parents before the birthmother has legally given up her rights to raise the child. If she then decides not to relinquish her rights, the adopting parents must give the child back. This is a risk for the adopting parents, who may lose a child to whom they've become attached.

PROVOCATION

The act of inciting another person to do a particular thing. In a fault divorce, provocation may constitute a defense to the divorce, preventing it from going t... (more...)
The act of inciting another person to do a particular thing. In a fault divorce, provocation may constitute a defense to the divorce, preventing it from going through. For example, if a wife suing for divorce claims that her husband abandoned her, the husband might defend the suit on the grounds that she provoked the abandonment by driving him out of the house.

DEPENDENTS BENEFITS

A type of Social Security benefit available to spouses and minor or disabled children of retired or disabled workers who qualify for either retirement or disabi... (more...)
A type of Social Security benefit available to spouses and minor or disabled children of retired or disabled workers who qualify for either retirement or disability benefits under the program's rigorous qualification guidelines.

DIVORCE

The legal termination of marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when that spouse files the divorce papers wit... (more...)
The legal termination of marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when that spouse files the divorce papers with the court. These reasons are referred to as grounds for a divorce.

CLOSE CORPORATION

A corporation owned and operated by a few individuals, often members of the same family, rather than by public shareholders. State laws permit close corporation... (more...)
A corporation owned and operated by a few individuals, often members of the same family, rather than by public shareholders. State laws permit close corporations to function more informally than regular corporations. For example, shareholders can make decisions without holding meetings of the board of directors, and can fill vacancies on the board without a vote of the shareholders.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Fawzy v. Fawzy

... We note that there is no express bar to the arbitration of family law matters in the Arbitration Act. Further, in Faherty v. Faherty, we long ago approved the arbitration of some family law issues, alimony and child support in particular. 97 NJ 99, 108-09, 477 A.2d 1257 (1984). ...

NEW JERSEY DIV. OF YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES v. AR

... III. On this appeal we must afford great deference to the Family Part's findings of fact and conclusions of law based on those findings. NJ Div. of Youth & Family Servs. v. GL, 191 NJ 596, 605, 926 A.2d 320 (2007); NJ Div. of Youth & Family Servs. ...

NJ DIV. v. MC III

... III. We turn now to address whether there was sufficient credible evidence to support the trial court's findings. In a non-jury civil action, the trial court shall make findings of fact and state its conclusions of law. ... of Youth & Family Servs. ...