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Help, Domestic Violence Restraints were Filed Against Me—and I didn’t do it!

The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act serves an enormously important function to protect abused individuals. However, the protections of the Act can be misused in a divorce or custody litigation to evict someone from a shared residence, to obtain temporary custody of children or to get control over financial records and personal pr...

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You are not alone: The importance of assembling a team of divorce professionals to guide you through your divorce

Ending a marriage is never an easy process. It most likely will be emotionally draining, financially difficult and extremely stressful. It is important to know that you are not alone and there are countless professionals who can guide you through this difficult time in your life so you can better manage your situation, your finances and your fami...

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Obermayer Adds Family Law Associate

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds W. Frank Johnson, Jr. to the firm’s family law practice group. He will reside in the firm’s Conshohocken, Pa., office. Johnson represents clients in all aspects of family law matters including divorce, equitable distribution, child custody, support, relocation, grandparents’ rights and protecti...

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Divorce E-Newsletter April 2016

Coping with Divorce: 5 Pieces of Advice for Divorcing ParentsDivorce is an emotional and stressful life event that nobody can be fully prepared for. To lessen the negative effects of divorce on you and your children, keep these five tips in mind. Financial Issues: 4 Steps to Take When Divorce is InevitableIf you believe that your marriage is on th...

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce, Second Saturday Seminar Presented by Obermayer Divorce Attorney Shari Veisblatt

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STALKING: From Adele to Andrews

Under the Protection from Abuse Act, abuse is defined as The occurrence of … the following [act] between family or household members, sexual or intimate partners or persons who share biological parenthood: knowingly engaging in a course of conduct or repeatedly committing acts toward another person [which] include[e] following the person...

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Whose Your Mommy? Legality of Surrogacy Contracts

It appears that regardless of her separation and subsequent divorce from husband, Lamar Sally, television personality, Sherri Shephard, will still retain the title of “mommy” to Lamar Sally, Jr. On March 1, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied allocatur on Shephard’s appeal on the enforceability of her surrogacy agreement, which...

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Divorce E-Newsletter March 2016

Video: Divorce Magazine Celebrates 20 Years of ServiceDivorce Magazine and DivorceMagazine.com were launched simultaneously in March 1996. Here's a look at what's changed - and what has remained the same - over the last 20 years. Coping with Divorce: Dear (Newly Divorced) Me: A Letter from Your Future SelfFor right now, breathe, stay strong, and k...

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Do I have to pay for my Child’s Car Insurance?

Many divorcing or divorced parents ask whether they will have to pay for the cost of their child’s car insurance once their child reaches driving age. This is always a difficult question to answer because New Jersey law does not provide a definitive answer to the car insurance question.  We were provided with at least some clarification on thi...

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Michael E. Bertin Re-Appointed as Zone One Delegate to Pennsylvania Bar Association

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was re-appointed as a Zone One Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House Of Delegates. In this role, Bertin will be a member of the body charged with setting the policy of PBA. Bertin, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and frequent author and lectur...

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