Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute

Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute

Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute Authorities Bring International Flight Back to Stop Child Kidnapping Last September, U.S. government officials took the highly unusual step of requesting that the pilot of an international flight, headed for China, return to the United States. The reason—the FBI had strong evidence that one of the passengers, an American…

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Enforceability Issues Related to Living Wills

Enforceability Issues Related to Living Wills

Enforceability Issues Related to  Living Wills Enforceability of Person’s Wishes in Living Will in Question across the United States In a high profile case in Pennsylvania, the daughter of a terminally ill man has been hit with criminal charges after she handed him a bottle of morphine (at his request), which he proceeded to drink.…

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Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ

Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ

Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ A new ruling is likely to expand domestic violence protection in New Jersey, as an appeals court has ruled that a judge who denied a restraining order should have taken into account the divorced husband’s past civil restraint violations. Download Our Free Divorce Guide In the case in question,…

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Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey

Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey

Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey “Discovery” is a procedural device employed by a party to a civil or criminal suit, prior to trial, that requires the adverse party to disclose information that is essential for the preparation of the requesting party’s case and that the adverse party alone knows or possesses. Discovery tends to encourage…

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Understanding Asset Division in Divorce

Understanding Asset Division in Divorce

Understanding Asset Division in Divorce With regard to divorce settlements, New Jersey is an equitable distribution state. Equitable distribution is defined as dividing the marital assets in an equitable (or fair) manner, but not necessarily an equal one. The court will decide the distribution outcome if the parties involved in a divorce are unable to…

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