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Helpful Tips for Adopting Overseas

Bringing a baby or older child to your home in America who lived in an orphanage overseas is joyful and exciting. Although State Department statistics show that the number of children from foreign countries being adopted by Americans has dropped by roughly 9 percent in the past few years, there are still plenty of adults […]

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April 13th, 2017

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How Does a Family Law Attorney Help with the Adoption of Grandchildren?

Throughout history, grandparents have played a vital role in the raising of grandchildren. However, many grandparents are now adopting their grandkids, which means completely taking over the responsibility of raising them. There are many reasons for this type of adoption. The following scenarios explain why some biological parents can no longer care for their children. […]

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January 11th, 2017

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Pros and Cons of Serving Divorce Papers Through Social Media

While perhaps not an option for everyone, according to a New York court, a person can serve divorce papers via social media if that is the most practical option. Citing the Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku case, if the individual being served (defendant) has no known address but regularly checks Facebook, then serving divorce papers using this […]

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October 13th, 2016

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Legal Steps for Establishing Guardianship of a Minor Child

The legal process of establishing guardianship of a minor child is often overwhelming. For that reason alone, you need the help of a reputable attorney. By hiring an attorney, you can file a petition with the court stating interest in becoming a guardianship. Along with the required paperwork, you must pay a filing fee. To […]

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October 5th, 2016

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Using an Attorney for Divorce Mediation

Even when couples are getting along, divorce is never easy. However, if you and your spouse agree on most everything, you might benefit from a divorce mediator. Usually, this professional is not an attorney but a neutral facilitator. Even if your divorce mediator is an attorney, this person cannot make decisions or rulings on behalf […]

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April 27th, 2016

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Family Law Services
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Seeking Legal Assistance for an Out-of-Country Adoption

More than one million people in the United States share of a dream of adopting a child from a foreign country. Compared to reported numbers over the past five years, the 16,000 adoptions from last year are a 15-percent annual increase. The primary reasons that more people are adopting from foreign countries has to do […]

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November 15th, 2015

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Family Law Services
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Finalizing a Legal Adoption with the Aid of a Qualified Family Law Attorney

Adoption is a complex legal process and an extremely emotional journey for everyone involved, especially the person or couple trying to adopt. Every year in the United States alone, more than 140,000 adoptions are finalized, with the majority ending up as success stories. If you are thinking about adopting a child, regardless of age, race, […]

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July 8th, 2015

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What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

There are seven types of divorce categorized as either fault or no-fault divorce. The uncontested divorce is most popular, especially in the United States, where 95 percent of divorces are settled without contest. This does not mean the couple settles all issues between the two of them. They usually hire divorce lawyers to work out […]

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April 23rd, 2015

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Family Law Services for Real-Life Solutions

Family law matters are among the most complex and emotionally charged for New Jersey families. When life throws unexpected situations your way, you need to know that you have the guidance of a well-trained, experienced legal professional on your side. At Novins, York & Jacobus, we pride ourselves on offering real-life solutions for a variety […]

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February 24th, 2015

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Family Law Services
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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Solid financial planning requires that you make smart decisions about your finances. For some couples, this means reaching a financial agreement about your assets, debts and other obligations. This can be done by a prenuptial agreement, which occurs prior to a marriage. A postnuptial agreement is entered into after the marriage has taken place. In […]

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November 20th, 2013

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