improve-chances-custody

In determining which parent of a dissolving marriage will have sole or primary custody of a child, the courts base their decision on one key factor: What is in the best interests of the child? Keeping this in mind will go a long way towards obtaining greater or sole custody

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27

Jul
termination-child-support

In January 19, 2016, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Termination of Child Support Act. The new law (also known as the New Jersey Emancipation Statute) promises to have a dramatic impact on how long parties in a divorce can expect to pay or receive

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21

Jul
courtroom-etiquette

Courtroom Etiquette

Before a court session begins, we at Underwood and Micklin strive to inform our client on the proper etiquette that the judge will expect from him or her. While some behaviors should be obvious, the client needs to know that the etiquette they show could impact the judge’s decision in

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31

Mar
justice-legal-scales

3 Principles of The New Jersey Court System

There are approximately seven million new cases filed in New Jerseys Court system each year and these cases range from family matters to violent crimes and financial misfortunes. The decisions made on each of these cases have the power to change the judiciary landscape of New Jersey for future legal

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31

Mar