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Office Locations
*By Appointment Only


Bedminster*
90 Washington Valley Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921


Cherry Hill
1818 Old Cuthbert Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034


Clifton
1135 Clifton Avenue
Suite 11
Clifton, NJ 07013


Cranford*
20 Commerce Drive
Suite 135
Cranford, NJ 07016


East Brunswick*
197 Route 18 South
Suite 300
East Brunswick, NJ 08816


Freehold*
4400 Route 9 South
Suite 1000
Freehold, NJ 07728


Jersey City
551 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306


Metropark*
33 Wood Ave. South
Suite 600
Iselin, NJ 08830


Morristown*
55 Madison Avenue
Suite 400
Morristown, NJ 07960


Newark*
One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102


Piscataway*
30 Knightsbridge Road
Suite 525
Piscataway, NJ 08854


Princeton*
100 Overlook Center
2nd Floor
Princeton, NJ 08540


Tinton Falls
788 Shrewsbury Ave.
Suite 2209
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724 


Toms River*
230 Main Street
2nd Floor
Toms River, NJ 08753


Trenton
354 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
  
 

 

Tips For Divorcing Parents With Children

Divorce is not easy on anyone. Adding children into the mix increases the complexities and emotional strain exponentially. While everyone's situation is different, here are a few tips that any divorcing parent with children should follow.

Stop arguing! This may seem simple enough, but it can be quite difficult when two competing personalities are going through a divorce. It is important to remember that fighting usually doesn't solve anything. Think about it, when was the last time an argument ended with one party saying "you are 100% right and I apologize." Fighting in front of children is even more destructive and should never happen. Do not use your child as a messenger. If you have a message for the other parent, communicate directly with that parent, do not use your child as a messenger. Adult communications and conflicts are for adults, not children.

Be consistent. Daily routines are important for a child's stability. If a child has several constant things in their lives, the other changes, such as divorce, will be more easily dealt with.

Do not allow your child to think that the divorce is their fault. While this seems obvious, some parents do not do enough to ensure that their child understands that the child is not to blame for the breakdown of the marriage.

Encourage your child to visit your ex-spouse and his family. Simply because you no longer wish to spend time with the other parent doesn't mean your child doesn't. Remember to keep your child's best interests in mind. In most instances it is in the child's best interest to maintain a relationship with both parents.

This is just a brief list of things to consider during a divorce when children are involved. One way to ensure that your child's well-being is taken care of when making decisions concerning the divorce is to ask yourself how each and every thing you do and decision you make will affect your child's life.

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