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Experienced New Jersey Family Lawyer
As an experienced NJ Family Law attorney I know that divorce, separation and child custody disputes can be the hardest time in a person's life. I am here to walk that long road with you and get you to the finish line in the most practical, pragmatic and cost effective way.
Whether you are facing a divorce, need to resolve custody and visitation disputes, or simply need a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement, I can provide clarity to your family issues. My office is dedicated to working closely with each client to find effective solutions that serve both short and long term interests. Each case is handled with skill and compassion because I understand the delicate nature of such cases. Equally as important, I resolve cases efficiently to minimize cost to clients.
Whatever you're up against, we can get through this together.
Your Personal Advocate
As a boutique law firm, I take pride in my ability to provide quality time and attention to each client. One-on-one meetings are regularly set up to keep clients up to speed with their cases and carefully weigh the risks and benefits of all of their options.
If you are looking for a family law expert to discuss your case with call (732) 515-5593.
We will review your case and explore the appropriate options based on your unique situation.
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Finding the right Divorce Attorney in New Jersey
Family law attorney Arij H. Syed, is highly regarded for his compassion, determination and track record of obtaining favorable judgments for his clients. He has the experience to guide you through difficult times, defend your rights and protect your assets. For years, Mr. Syed has been helping clients and understands how challenging and emotionally draining a divorce can be. He is devoted to providing clients with the legal support they need.
Mr. Syed, thoroughly educates his clients of their rights and responsibilities regarding their case and possible outcomes to enable the client to make the right decision. As a New Jersey family law attorney, he has experience guiding families in New Jersey through the delicate process of divorce. Attorney Arij H. Syed, has provided wide-ranging and thoughtful legal support to help clients navigate the intricacies of divorce and obtain a resolution that protects the rights of his clients and their children.
How do New Jersey Courts handle child custody cases?
Whether you are getting a divorce or were never married to the father or mother of your child, if there are minor children involved it is important to protect your right as a parent and make sure you have continued access to your child and are able to make decisions on their behalf. New Jersey family law courts use the “best interest of the child” standard when making decisions regarding the child.
Child custody encompasses two aspects: legal custody (or decision making authority) and physical custody (timesharing). Legal custody of the child is the ability of one or both of the parents to make the decisions regarding the child’s education, health, and religion. The courts awards either shared or sole parental responsibility in a custody case. Physical custody, or what the courts refer to as timesharing involves the actual location where the child will reside and the courts strongly favor shared custody arrangement, where the child spends an approximately equal amount of time with each parent. Unless there is evidence that such arrangement would not be in the best interest of the child.
How is child support established in New Jersey?
In the state of New Jersey child support is established based on child support guidelines contained in the New Jersey Statute. These guidelines consider several factors including: Each parent's income, daycare expenses, medical insurance costs, any applicable social security benefits, living arrangements of the children, and any other factors considered relevant by the court.
If you're trying to obtain child support, particularly if the non-custodial parent isn't cooperating, you likely don't have the time or energy to decipher dense legal texts. Contact the Law Office of Arij H. Syed to learn more.
Hands-on guidance for adopting parents from a New Jersey adoption lawyer
The Law Office of Arij H. Syed, represents individuals and couples who are seeking to build their families through adoption. While New Jersey adoption laws can be complex and are constantly evolving, having a trustworthy and reliable family law attorney is the key to success. Being able to provide a child loving and stable home environment is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences for any parent. Once a child is legally adopted, he or she will enjoy the same rights as biological children. Mr. Arij Syed is able to guide adoptive parents through: Eligibility screening and requirements, termination of biological parents' rights, home assessments, background checks medical evaluations, reference checks, and finalizing paperwork.
Whether you are a first-time parent or would like to grow your family through adoption, the Law Office of Arij H. Syed wants to hear more about your family's plans. Call to discuss today at (732) 515-5593.