Category Archives: Matrimonial & Family Law

Jeralyn Lawrence to Speak to Barry I. Croland Family Law American Inn of Court

Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder and Managing Member of Lawrence Law, will participate on the Barry I. Croland Family Law American Inn of Court upcoming panel discussion entitled “A Practical Approach to Ethics: Things Matrimonial Attorneys Should Know and Do to Protect Themselves”. The program will be moderated by Lynne Strober, Esq. Lawrence will join other panelists…

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Jeralyn Lawrence and Rita Aquilio Present Hot Tips in Family Law

Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder and Managing Member of Lawrence Law, and Rita Aquilio, a divorce lawyer with Lawrence Law, will speak at the NJICLE Hot Tips in Family Law program. Every year, attorneys turn to NJICLE’s Hot Tips to hear fast-paced advice from 45 of New Jersey’s leading matrimonial lawyers and retired judges. Lawrence will discuss…

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Private School Costs in New Jersey Divorces

In a New Jersey case where the parties’ agreement calls for them to “equally divide…school costs,” and one party does not contribute to the costs for years, even though not explicitly asked to do so, a court can enforce the agreement and compel contribution. In the unpublished Appellate Division case of Fanelli v. Hnatowski, the…

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Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

A client may want a divorce, but may be unsure on what basis a court would grant them a divorce.  In New Jersey, there are several grounds for divorce.  The legal term for grounds for divorce is “cause of action.”  In every divorce, a party has to allege a specific cause of action that warrants…

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Jeralyn Lawrence to Moderate Family Law Program at the NJSBA Mid-Year Meeting

Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder and Managing Member of Lawrence Law, will co-moderate a panel discussion entitled Hasta La Vista, Bebe! Family Law Issues in New Jersey and Puerto Rico. With her co-moderator, Sheryl J. Seiden, Esq., they will lead a panel of distinguished judges and New Jersey family lawyers in a discussion of some of the…

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What About The Family Dog!? Asked a Divorced Parent

For many of our clients, a family dog is an integral and beloved part of the family. They provide ample love and support.  We couldn’t possibly imagine having to part ways with a pet as a result of a separation or divorce. This is especially true for our client’s with children who have grown attached…

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