;On this date in 2002, the Supreme Court decided Matsumoto v. Matsumoto, 171 N.J. 110 (2002). By a 5-2 vote (majority opinion by Justice Long; dissent by Justice Verniero, joined ...

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted certification in two new appeals. One involves an issue of alimony. The other addresses conditions on parole. The alimony case is Cardall ...

After a nearly month-long hiatus, including time to iron out kinks in the long-overdue new look for this blog, this is the first post of 2023. Happy new year to ...

D.M.C. v. K.H.G., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2022). This Family Part appeal involved the dissolution of a marriage that had lasted 31 years. As Judge Mawla described in ...

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in six cases. Three of those involve grants of leave to appeal and three are grants of certification. The Court accelerated ...

To date, 2022 has not been kind to this blog. Down for a period of time due to malware, and then only partially restored, the blog is now fully ready ...

State in the Interest of E.S., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). Judge Sabatino concisely posed the purely legal issue presented on this appeal: “This interlocutory appeal presents an ...

New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency v. D.H., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). This case comprised two related appeals. Two biological parents saw their parental rights ...

Temple v. Temple, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). When plaintiff Jeffrey Temple and defendant Cynthia Temple divorced, they entered into a marital settlement agreement, incorporated into their 2004 ...

Steele v. McDonnell Steele, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). Judge Enright’s decision for the Appellate Division in this case today involved an appeal of the Family Part’s enforcement ...