Category Archives: Matrimonial & Family Law

Protecting Personal Information in a New Jersey Divorce

  The basic presumption in New Jersey is that Court records are open to the public. This means that anyone can go into a New Jersey courthouse and review a divorce file of a relative, friend, or even a stranger. Before irreconcilable differences became a viable option as a cause of action for divorce, many…

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Do NJ Child Support Guidelines automatically allow for an increase when my kid reaches a certain age?

Simply put, the answer is no. In New Jersey, there are no automatic increases in child support under the NJ Child Support Guidelines. The Case In a recent case, Dunigan v. Wilson, the New Jersey Appellate Division rejected the trial court’s decision to increase child support by 14.6%* because one of the children reached the…

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Rita Aquilio is Proud to Support Bernards Township First Responders Appreciation Night

Rita Aquilio, a divorce lawyer with Lawrence Law, is proud to support Bernards Township First Responders Appreciation Night. The event will be held on Oct. 3rd to support, celebrate, honor, and thank township first responders for their service to the community. First Responders Appreciation Night will take place at the Liberty Corner Fire House, starting…

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Blended Family? Think about this

More than half of the families in the United States were formed by remarriages or re-coupling of relationships. Based on current statistics, half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce.  And, the average length of a marriage is seven years. With the ending of marriages, the subsequent remarriages or the forming of…

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Lawrence Law Attorneys to Speak at Somerset County Bar Association CLE Marathon Day

Jeralyn Lawrence and Kristyl Berckes, divorce lawyers with Lawrence Law, will participate in Somerset County Bar Association’s 2019 CLE Marathon Day. Marathon Day is taking place on October 14th from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, New Jersey. To register for this CLE program, or for more information,…

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Lawrence Law Donates to Lawyers Feeding New Jersey Campaign

Lawrence Law is proud to donate to the Lawyers Feeding New Jersey Campaign. Lawyers Feeding New Jersey is a partnership and virtual fundraising drive between The New Jersey State Bar Association and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. For every dollar bar association members donate, the FoodBank can provide three meals to people in need….

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