This week, New Jersey became the 14th state to allow same-sex marriage. Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to stop fighting the recognition of same-sex marriage allowed gay couples to begin marrying Monday, but much confusion remains as gay marriage policy has yet to be solidified. Same-sex marriage became the law of the land in New Jersey… [Read More]
Archives for October 2013
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Many couples in New Jersey who are either pursuing divorce or considering divorce choose to separate while they sort through things. Couples may use this time apart to seek counseling and decide whether they are ready for divorce, or they may already be in the throes of preparing for divorce. Separated individuals do not have… [Read More]
In New Jersey, the law requires that parents financially support their children. As a result, when married parents divorce, or when unmarried couples have children, they may be legally required to pay child support. Typically, child support comes to an end when a child turns 18. However, New Jersey law does not actually stipulate a… [Read More]
Both federal law and New Jersey state law prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. There are generally two forms of sexual harassment. There is quid pro quo harassment, which occurs when a superior demands sexual favors from a worker. And, there is the fostering of a hostile work environment, which takes place when a superviser… [Read More]