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New Jersey Child Relocation Laws

After parents get a divorce, the custodial parent might want to move with their child for several reasons. For example, a parent might want to move because of a new job or a new marriage. In New Jersey, a parent cannot just pack their things and move with their child unless they are relocating somewhere…
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Newly Proposed Bills Would Regulate AI Tools in Employment in NJ

Employers are relying heavily on AI tools for their recruitment and hiring processes. However, there are concerns that these tools can be biased just like...
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Debunking Some Common Myths About Domestic Violence

Despite increased awareness of the issue of domestic violence, many myths abound about it. As family law attorneys, we have encountered many people with questions...
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Plaintiff Awarded $1 Million by a New Jersey Jury in a National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) bars employers from discriminating against employees and job seekers based on several factors, including race, religion, national origin,...
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What Impact Does Domestic Violence Have on Divorce Proceedings in New Jersey?

Domestic violence remains a significant issue in the United States, New Jersey not being an exception. The situation is quite bad in New Jersey. It...
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FTC Issues Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements in New Jersey and Nationwide

Non-compete agreements (NCAs) have long been a tool for safeguarding employers’ interests. However, non-compete agreements also stand as a potential obstacle for employees seeking new...
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Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Domestic violence is a pervasive issue in the United States of America, the state of New Jersey not being an exception. According to statistics, in...
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How Cohabitation Affects Alimony in New Jersey

Alimony is a critical part of divorce proceedings. Alimony helps bridge the financial gap between ex-spouses. It is designed to support an ex-spouse financially until...
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New DOL Guidance on Worker Classification

In New Jersey, workers are categorized as employees or independent contractors. Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor (IC) deprives the worker of fundamental rights...
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Can I Appeal a New Jersey Divorce Judgment?

Usually, when a judge makes a divorce ruling, the decision is final. However, you can appeal the decision if you believe the court’s ruling was...
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What to Do if You are Fired for Being “Too Old”

Imagine being a committed employee who is never late for work and who others can depend on and then losing it all in one day....
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What Expenses Does New Jersey Child Support Cover?

In New Jersey, parents are obligated to support their children emotionally and financially even if they do not live together, are divorced, or are separated....
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What Damages Can I Recover if My Employer Didn’t Pay Me Overtime?

Federal and state laws require employers to pay overtime to eligible employees who work for more than 40 hours a week. Under the Fair Labor...
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Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring an Employment Lawyer

Are you facing sexual harassment in your workplace? Are you facing discrimination because of your age, gender, or pregnancy? Are ...
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Suing for Pregnancy Discrimination

Over 40 years ago, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was signed into law. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is ...
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Understanding the Burden of Proof in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case

If you sustained injuries in New Jersey while on the job, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation ...
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Why Won’t a Lawyer Take My Case?

Reasons Why an Employment Lawyer Would Decline Your Discrimination Case Before hiring an employment lawyer to help with a discrimination ...
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How Can a Whistleblower Attorney Help You?

Whistle-blowing occurs when an employee reports illegal activity being carried out by their employer or co-workers. Whistleblowers are quite important. ...
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Can I Sue for Discrimination if I Was Passed Over for a Promotion?

Can I Sue for Discrimination if I Was Passed Over for a Promotion? Promotions are quite important. A promotion can ...
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