February 2, 2023
Jeralyn Lawrence was a speaker at the NJSBA Family Law Symposium. Hundreds of family law attorneys, judges, paralegals and other related professionals attended the New Jersey State Bar Association’s premier family law event at the Hyatt in New Brunswick.
File Under: Divorce, Family Law, Jeralyn Lawrence
February 2, 2023
Jeralyn Lawrence was a speaker at the pre-dinner seminar “A Review of the Most Important Family Law Opinions in 2022” on January 18, at The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison as part of a joint dinner meeting with the Middlesex, Union & Somerset County Bar Associations.
File Under: Family Law, Jeralyn Lawrence
February 14, 2021
Up to 80% of divorce cases that go to mediation end successfully with agreements reached throughout the process. Nonetheless, you need to prepare extensively for this process if you want to be successful in resolving issues in your case. Here are some tips on how to ready yourself for mediation. Mediation Can Result in a…
File Under: Divorce, Mediation
January 8, 2021
When Postnuptial Agreements May Be Unenforceable A 2015 survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found that postnuptial agreements are increasing in popularity. However, this does not always tell the whole story. Even when a couple has a signed postnuptial agreement, it may not always be enforceable by the court if certain circumstances apply….
File Under: Post-Nuptials
January 2, 2021
You Can Be Too Nice in a Divorce Ninety-five plus percent of all divorce cases will settle without a trial. However, that does not necessarily mean that each spouse ends up with a deal that gives them everything they want. There is such a thing as being too nice when you settle your case and…
File Under: Divorce, Equitable Distribution
December 14, 2020
Is the Pandemic Changing the Way That People Divorce? Only about 2-3 % of divorce cases end up going to trial. However, even among the 92-98% that avoid a court hearing, there is often rancor and bitterness that plague the relationship between the spouses. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused at least some change that…
File Under: Divorce, Family Law, Matrimonial & Family Law
May 28, 2020
Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder & Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, was published in the 2020, Volume 32, Number 2 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In the Journal’s most recent addition, Lawrence co-wrote “Child Relocation: Case Law, Social Science, and Practice Implications” with Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost…
File Under: Custody, Relocation
April 30, 2020
Jeralyn Lawrence, founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, will discuss parenting and custody issues at the New Jersey State Bar Association 2020 Annual Meeting being held virtually. Her presentation will be part of a virtual panel entitled Custody Fatigue During a Pandemic. Lawrence will be joined by prominent New Jersey judges and other family…
File Under: Custody, Parenting Time