Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC v. Fletcher-Thompson, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Judge Koblitz kicked off 2018 with a concise opinion that expresses an important legal rule: a creditor of an individual debtor may not obtain turnover of funds in a joint account unless the creditor establishes that the funds belong to the debtor alone.  Plaintiff sought and obtained a turnover order against several parties, including defe

Today, Chief Justice Rabner issued the 2016-2017 General Assignment Order, which is available here.  This document contains the assignments of all Superior and Tax Court judges for the coming term.

Relevant to the Appellate Division, the General Assignment Order continues Judge Messano as Presiding Judge for Administration and Judge Sabatino as Deputy Presiding Judge for Administration.  The eight parts (lettered from A through H as usual) have as Presiding Judges (in addition to Judge Messano,

Bisbing v. Bisbing, 445 N.J. Super. 207 (App. Div. 2016).  N.J.S.A. 9:2-2 provides that children of divorced parents cannot be removed from the jurisdiction of the Superior Court “without the consent of both parents, unless the court, upon cause shown, shall otherwise order.”  A custodial parent who moves out of New Jersey may wish to take children along.  Baures v. Lewis, 167 N.J. 91 (2001), “accords particular respect to the custodial parent’s right to se