Divorce and Taxes: How the new tax bill will impact alimony, child support, and prenuptial agreements in New JerseyIt’s no secret that most of the divorce complaints in New Jersey are resolved via settlement. However, the tax bill which was recently passed and signed by the President is poised to shake the foundations of the practice. In this blog, Andrea Mackaronis shares what couples, separated and divorced, need to know before the new tax bill kicks in.
Author: Andrea Mackaronis | Practice Area: Family Law, Pre-nuptial Agreements, Mediation, Arbitration, and Alternatives to Litigation, Child Support, Collaborative Law, Equitable Distribution of Assets and Liabilities, Separation
Appellate Court Confirms that Agreements to Arbitrate Law Against Discrimination Claims are EnforceableA recent New Jersey Appellate Division decision has confirmed that agreements between employees and employers to arbitrate discrimination or retaliation claims can be enforced, thereby barring employees from bringing such a lawsuit in civil court. In this blog, Aron Mandel reviews the recent decision and discusses why the employment agreement was found favorable by the court.
Author: Aron Mandel | Practice Area: Labor & Employment Law, Defamation of Character, Discrimination in the Workplace, Employer Insurance Coverage, Harassment in the Workplace, Hiring & Firing of Employees, Policies & Procedures, Employment Agreements
Author: Leslie Park | Practice Area: Labor & Employment Law, Harassment in the Workplace, Hiring & Firing of Employees, Policies & Procedures, Public Employers and Employees, Discrimination in the Workplace
In Case You Missed It – NJ Superior Court Tackles Transgender Child’s Name Change in a Case of First ImpressionIn the recent matter of Sacklow v. Betts, the New Jersey Supreme Court was presented with Ms. Sacklow's application to change the name of her transgender child. The matter was decided on March 17, 2017, when the Court found the name change would be in the child’s best interests. In this blog, Andrea Mackaronis breaks down the list of factors that were created and considered by the Court in the decision that will pave the future of transgender youth in New Jersey.
Author: Andrea Mackaronis | Practice Area: Family Law, Alimony, Spousal Support, and Separate Maintenance, Child Custody & Parenting Time, Child Support, Equitable Distribution of Assets and Liabilities, Collaborative Law, Mediation, Arbitration, and Alternatives to Litigation, Pre-nuptial Agreements
Author: Jessica Mazur | Practice Area: Family Law, Separation, Child Custody & Parenting Time, Child Support, Equitable Distribution of Assets and Liabilities, Pre-nuptial Agreements, Collaborative Law