Court is scheduled on my case, should I go?

In Domestic Relations Court, there are court appearances where only the attorneys or pro se litigants need to appear and others where all parties need to appear (petitioner, respondent and attorneys).  If you are representing yourself pro se, you will … Continued

DNA Testing and Costs

In the event that a father did not sign a Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity (or, a “VAP”) at the hospital when a child was born, they may have the right to request DNA testing to confirm paternity. Even in the … Continued

Legal Guardianship Elements

A guardian is given legal responsibility for the care of the child, appointed by the court, and responsible for the child until removed by the court or until the child turns 18 years old. A guardian is appointed for a … Continued

Right of First Refusal

Something that we hear often between parents is that when the other parent is supposed to be watching the minor child(ren) they are not; the child(ren) is with relatives, neighbors or in some kind of child care.  When drafting an … Continued