Areas of Law

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Family Law


When there are estate and family disputes, seemingly simple matters can quickly become complex and potentially more difficult to resolve. The legal rights and/or obligations of the parties, the nature and the value of assets in issue, countervailing claims, personal issues, and a myriad of administrative and procedural details can together seem overwhelming.

Michael J. regularly represents individuals and parties in disputes ranging from single issues to more complex matters. MJS & Associates offers legal assistance in custody, access, financial issues arising out of separation, income determination, and child and spousal support. Michael J. negotiates, drafts, and reviews all forms of domestic marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements. Being a representative on the United States Tax Court while holding two BAR numbers, Michael J. is an expert in litigating Estate Tax, Tax and Wealth Management, and Commercial Tax.

Areas of Practice


Parent Relocation

Department of Social Services cases or investigations

Name Change

Restraining Order

Grandparent Rights

Termination of Parental Rights

Internal Disputes regarding Children

Multi-State Disputes regarding Children