Monthly Archives: April 2012

Relocation of a Child Outside of the State of New Jersey

New Jersey Courts have always had broad powers to enforce alimony and child support obligations. Unfortunately, when arrearages accrue over time, many such Orders cannot be enforced because there are insufficient assets and/or income to pay those arrearages. On the other hand, if any assets and/or income can be located, then the Courts will use […]

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Modifications or Termination of Alimony Obligations

One of the most common questions we have been asked since the start of the recession is whether and how an alimony obligation can be modified if one of the parties is making less money than they were making at the time of the divorce or dissolution or has lost his or her job. The […]

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Grounds for Divorce: Why All The Confusion?

Much confusion has arisen surrounding the grounds for divorce. Lets clear up those confusions. I. First of all, don’t confuse the grounds for divorce with the issues in your case. The grounds for divorce are simply the basis for filing the first pleading called the divorce “complaint.” There are several “fault” grounds for divorce that […]

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Walz, et al. v. Egg Harbor Board Of Education, et al.

By Armando V. Riccio, Esq. The matter of Walz, et al., v. Egg Harbor Township Board of Education, et al., involves three incidents in which the School District limited a very young student’s distribution of pencils and candy canes which bore a religious message. The District permitted the child, Daniel Walz, to distribute the items […]

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing V. Williams

by Bruce L. Harrison, Esq. Toyota Motor Manufacturing v. Williams: a beacon or mirage for New Jersey Employers? On January 8, 2002, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Toyota Motor Manufacturing v. Williams. In reversing an opinion by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, a unanimous Court determined that the plaintiff, Ella […]

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