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What is the Difference Between Mortgage Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval?

If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, you may have heard that Sellers will want to see that you’re pre-qualified or pre-approved before you submit an offer.  Sometimes mortgage lenders may use these terms interchangeably but knowing some basic differences … Continue reading

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IPR Reply Briefs: Drawing the Line Between “Responsive” and “New”

Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, Fed. Cir. (Aug. 27, 2018) 37 C.F.R. § 42.23(b) limits a petitioner’s inter partes review (“IPR”) reply papers to arguments raised by the patent owner in its opposition. Under this rule, a petitioner … Continue reading

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Differences Between Same-Sex Divorce and Straight Divorce, By the Numbers

The legalization of same-sex marriage came with a major caveat: same-sex couples can now pursue both marriage and divorce. Now that same-sex marriage has been legal for over a decade in some states, we're beginning to gain a better sense … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses Adoption Act in Dispute Between Biological and Adoptive Parents

As an attorney who practices family law, I can attest to how painful battles for custody over children are when couples separate.   Even more painful are disputes between adoptive and biological parents fighting over custody of a baby.   Among the … Continue reading

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The relationship between infertility and divorce

Some couples become stronger when experiencing challenges, and infertility is no exception. But the divorce risk is also very real: couples who are unable to conceive a child after years of trying are three times more likely to divorce than … Continue reading

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