Cooper Levenson Expands Family Law with New Partner Ronald G. Lieberman

Ronald G. Lieberman, certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, has joined Cooper Levenson as a partner in the family/matrimonial department. Lieberman is based in the firm’s Cherry Hill office. He will continue to practice in all areas of family/matrimonial law, including divorce, child custody, domestic violence, child support, … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Expands Family Law with New Partner Ronald G. Lieberman”

How can you help your kids cope with your divorce?

The end of a marriage is often difficult for all who are involved. This may be especially true for the children of divorcing couples in New Jersey, and elsewhere, because they often do not understand what is happening or why. As a parent, there is no way for you to eliminate all of the upset … Continue reading “How can you help your kids cope with your divorce?”

Understanding grandparents’ rights in New Jersey

Every state across the country, including New Jersey, has enacted a law granting grandparents visitation rights under certain circumstances. These laws can extend to other non-parents, including the parents’ siblings, giving them the ability to visit with a child even if a parent has tried to prevent it. According to New Jersey law, anyone who … Continue reading “Understanding grandparents’ rights in New Jersey”

What factors determine child support payments in New Jersey?

If you are trying to establish a case for child support in New Jersey, you should be familiar with the guidelines the state uses to determine payments. There are several factors that the courts will take into account to determine what one parent may have to pay to another parent. According to the child support … Continue reading “What factors determine child support payments in New Jersey?”

Tips for putting together a child custody plan in New Jersey

Child Custody and Visitation: Tips for putting together a child custody plan in New Jersey At the heart of many family law cases is a child. In New Jersey, there are several options for custody and visitation situations, including the following: Sole custody: The child lives with just one parent but may still visit with … Continue reading “Tips for putting together a child custody plan in New Jersey”

New Decision Allows Child to call Stepparent Mom or Dad

One of those issues that creates consent problems between ex-spouses with children, or even those who are living with new partners, are what the children call the new significant other. Few things create such annoyance and anger than when a child refers to their stepparent as “mom” or “dad”. What are the rights of the … Continue reading “New Decision Allows Child to call Stepparent Mom or Dad”

The Many Faces Of Family Law

We here at the law offices of Cooper Levenson, P.A., appreciate the fact that no two families in the state of New Jersey or anywhere else are the same. Consequently, we strive to provide our clients with a comprehensive array of family law services that account for a huge number of domestic and international considerations. … Continue reading “The Many Faces Of Family Law”

Could Alimony Reform Be Coming To New Jersey?

Over the course of the last two years, lawmakers and other interested parties have been engaged in a rigorous debate concerning reform of one of the pillars of family law here in New Jersey. Specifically, this debate has centered around the controversial topic of reforming the state’s alimony laws, something that proponents have argued is … Continue reading “Could Alimony Reform Be Coming To New Jersey?”

Does Your Prenup Have A Social Media Clause?

It may come as a surprise, but the idea of executing a prenuptial agreement prior to walking down the aisle is no longer considered taboo by many couples. That’s because they see the inherent value in establishing a legally binding document setting forth in very clear and precise terms what to expect in the event … Continue reading “Does Your Prenup Have A Social Media Clause?”