Category Archives: Family Law

Would “Bird-Nesting” Work for Our Family After the Divorce?

“Nesting” for Child Custody: Pros and Cons When New Jersey parents decide to divorce, they may be most concerned with how their decision will affect their children. Kids’ lives can easily be disrupted by their parents’ divorce, especially when the family home is sold and they must go back and forth between their parents for…

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How Can I Tell the Kids We’re Divorcing?

How to Tell Your Children That You Are Getting a Divorce When New Jersey parents decide to divorce, they may be most concerned about how their children will be affected. Even when both parents are able to work together to negotiate a divorce settlement, they may want to protect their children from emotional harm. By…

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New Jersey Child Custody and Cannabis Use

How Could Marijuana Affect Your Child Custody Case? New Jersey parents may be concerned about how cannabis consumption could affect their child custody case, especially after the marijuana legalization legislation that went into effect in 2021. While substance use or abuse may be considered by the family courts when determining child custody and parental rights,…

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Jeralyn Lawrence and Amy Zylman Shimalla Speakers at Family Law Summer Institute

  Jeralyn Lawrence and Amy Zylman Shimalla were speakers at the Family Law Summer Institute, a comprehensive 2-Day program, hosted by the New Jersey State Bar Association. The program provided keen insights into almost all aspects of matrimonial practice intended for attorneys who are just starting their legal careers to experienced attorneys as well.  Attorneys…

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Jeralyn Lawrence Speaker at Hudson County Bar Association

  Jeralyn Lawrence was a speaker at the Hudson County Bar Association & Foundation Seminar, Grandparent Visitation & Intrafamily Adoptions: Is it time to change the law? on June 23rd.  The course was designed as a timely discussion with experienced judges and attorneys to help family law practitioners to represent their clients on either side…

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Lawrence Law in U.S. News Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

  We are pleased to announce that Lawrence Law has been listed in US News “Best Law Firms” 2021 publication for Family Law. We are no doubt excited and honored!

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