A Quick Primer on Custody

Clients often come in asking whether they can obtain “full custody” of their children. The question is a multi-faceted one and one that does not have a simple answer. In the State of New Jersey, custody consists of two prongs: (1) legal custody and (2) physical custody. Legal custody deals with decision-making on behalf of …

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Punctuation Matters!

If you’ve ever thought you don’t need to pay attention to punctuation, think again! One little comma can change the entire meaning of a sentence — or a whole contract! A company in Maine learned this the hard way last month. A trucking company was faced with a class-action lawsuit concerning overtime pay from three …

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Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2017

Birz Law, LLC is proud to announce that Jenny Birz, Esq. has been selected as a Super Lawyers, Rising Star for 2017, our fourth consecutive year! It is an honor and a privilege to be considered among the top 2.5% of attorneys in the State of New Jersey! For more information about the selection process, …

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Are the kids alright?

When going through a divorce, it’s easy to get caught up in the arguing and the hostility and to forget that the children are hurting just as much, if not more. But it’s important to set aside those differences for the sake of the kids. One divorced couple does exactly this every year. They reunite …

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