Category: Firm News

Vaccinations for Children

Who Can Make Decisions Regarding Vaccinations for Children of Divorce?

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate?  The recent expansion of the emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 12 and over has certainly ignited this debate, but disputes surrounding a child’s medical treatment and particularly vaccinations, have been a longstanding issue between parents.  If one parent believes a child should receive a […]

Kaitlyn Lapi, has been named as Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC)

DHKW is very proud to announce our associate, Kaitlyn Lapi, has been named as Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC) for 2021-2022.  In her new leadership role, Katie will contribute to the practice of family law in New Jersey through educational, social, and charitable […]


Can You or Your Spouse Return to the House During the Divorce Process After Moving Out?

As divorce attorneys in New Jersey, we are often asked by clients whether a spouse can move back into the marital home while the divorce is pending after already having moved out.  There is no guarantee that the Court will restrain a spouse from returning to the marital home to reside after vacating the house […]

Law Symposium

NJSBA Family Law Symposium

Donahue, Hagan, Klein & Weisberg Attorneys Stephanie Frangos Hagan and Debra Weisberg will be speaking at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s 2021 Family Law Symposium on January 26 – 27. Hundreds of family law attorneys and related professionals will be present, as the annual symposium provides thought-provoking and insightful lectures from top divorce attorneys, […]

Restraining Order

If The Trial Court Denies My Request For A Final Restraining Order, Can The Appellate Division Grant It?

Typically, if a trial court denies the entry of a Final Restraining Order, the New Jersey Appellate Division will limit its review of the trial court’s decision only to whether the trial court’s ruling was “manifestly unsupported by or inconsistent with the competent, relevant and reasonably credible evidence as to offend the interests of justice.”  […]

Courts During a Pandemic

The Importance of Alternatives to Courts During a Pandemic

Since the global pandemic and discovery of COVID-19 in March 2020, our everyday lives have been upended, forcing an adjustment to a new normal that we could not have anticipated.  The same holds true for divorcing families and how Courts, judges, lawyers and clients have handled issues in divorce and family law. There are many […]


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