J.S. v. D.S., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2016).  Normally, when parties agree to dismiss an appeal, the courts are only to happy to oblige.  This opinion by Judge Fisher yesterday in a domestic violence final restraining order case is a rare exception to that general rule.

Plaintiff filed a complaint against her husband under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17 to -35 (“the Act”).  She obtained a temporary restraining order against defendant.  At th

HUNY & BH Associates v. Silberberg, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2016).  This 2-1 decision of the Appellate Division, issued today, is a rare published opinion on a motion to dismiss an appeal.  Defendant Silberberg filed a motion to intervene in a multi-party lawsuit on behalf of himself doing business as “Right Time,” a New York sole proprietorship.  The Law Division denied that motion, and Silberberg filed an appeal as of right.  Other parties moved to d

McRae v. New Jersey Transit Bus Operations, Inc., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1598 (App. Div. July 8, 2016).  Appellate advocates like to write in ways that make an impact.  But sometimes they can go too far.  In today’s non-precedential, per curiam opinion in this appeal from a labor arbitration ruling, Judges Fisher and Fasciale expressed displeasure with language used in the appellant’s briefing.

The panel first quoted language from appe