You Snooze, You Lose: Man Forfeits Right to Six Cars By Failing to Comply with Deadlines

A recent New Jersey appellate case, D.A.W. v. W.G.W. (2019) clarified that a party in a divorce case can lose certain rights to the property if that party does not abide by court orders to remove such property from the marital residence. Indeed, the court ruled that the defendant forfeited his personal property by failing to remove it in a timely manner. We want to provide you with more details concerning the facts of the case and the court’s ruling. | Practice Area: Family Law, Equitable Distribution of Assets and Liabilities

I’ve Been Ordered to Contribute to Our Child’s Out-of-Pocket College Costs—How Do I Maximize Their Financial Aid?

Under New Jersey law, parents can be ordered to contribute to a child’s out-of-pocket college costs or expenses for a child enrolled full time in a college or university. Given that out-of-pocket expenses can be extremely steep depending upon the specific college or university the child attends, many parents want to know how they can maximize their child’s financial aid in order to lower out-of-pocket costs that must be paid.

Author: Brian McFadden-DiNicola | Practice Area: Family Law, Child Support


Our previous blog in the Contractor Blog Series covered the topic of Change Orders. In this third installment of the series, we take a look at “Retainage”.

Author: Joseph Petrillo | Practice Area: Construction Law

I’m Interviewing Attorneys for My Divorce Case—What Questions Should I Ask?

When you make the decision to file for divorce in New Jersey or need representation after your spouse has filed for divorce, finding the right attorney can feel like a daunting process. While you may have a friend or a family member who recently got divorced and can recommend a family law attorney for your case, it is still extremely important to arrange initial consultations to find the lawyer you want to represent you.

Author: Brian McFadden-DiNicola | Practice Area: Family Law