PCTJ stands for Privately Compensated Temporary Judge. The PCTJ process is an alternative to proceeding in traditional court in which the PCTJ essentially steps into the role of a Superior Court judicial officer to make binding decisions related to family law cases.
A wedding and marriage are exciting milestones in life. But many people on the precipice of these events do not consider the legal ramifications of their decisions. An experienced family law attorney can advise you as to options to protect yourself prior to and during your marriage.
Family law attorneys use the term “ATROs” to refer to Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders that are summarized on the back of a summons for a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Domestic Partnership, Legal Separation, or Nullity of Marriage.
When child custody and visitation are issues in a case, the Court must determine what is in the best interest of a child. While some parents may be able to come to an agreement without the help of the Court, there are many high conflict cases where parents just can’t agree.
Don’t let your divorce spoil the holidays for you and your kids. With a bit of planning ahead and flexibility you can make the most of the season, no matter how different it looks this year.
COVID-19 continues to change the landscape of our reality as well as the day-to-day practice of family law. The pandemic has also had an impact in transforming the underlying substantive law related to the practice of family law.