Has COVID-19 slowed down non-urgent family law cases for your clients? Are divorce and custody cases—especially contested and complex matters—backed up in the court system with no end in sight? Are even straightforward family matters taking time to get a court date? Chances are the answer is a resounding “yes.”

Our New Jersey Family Law judges, clerks, and court personnel are to be applauded for their diligent, selfless service throughout the pandemic. They are working tirelessly and beyond what is expected to process an overwhelming number of cases under difficult circumstances. Even with these herculean efforts, however, the 2020 lockdowns coupled with judge shortages and a skyrocketing number of divorces, domestic violence and other family matters, have resulted in stalled progress in many family law cases. 

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