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It's Time to Go Back to School

As the summer draws to a close, many parents spend their time (while sheltering in the air conditioning or supervising time in the pool) thinking about the various necessary preparations for their children to g… >

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Tips for Public Agencies

Readers of this blog know that we usually represent OPRA requestors, but we also have represented public officials and public agencies. In our work, we come across common mistakes made by public agencies. This … >

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Can I Get Punitive Damages?

If you are injured in a car accident, you can recover various types of economic and non-economic damages.  You can recover for tangible losses such as medical bills, and less quantifiable damages such as p… >

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Is My Divorce Agreement Permanent? Or Is It Temporary?

You engaged in lengthy, contentious negotiations which resulted in the signing of a Marital Settlement Agreement and the entry of a Final Judgment of Divorce. Your Agreement includes provisions regarding custod… >

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Appellate Division Win - Kratovil v. City of New Brunswick

On July 13, 2022, the Appellate Division decided Kratovil v. City of New Brunswick, which is an OPRA case in which we represented the Plaintiff.  A copy of the opinion is available here. In this case, Pla… >

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CIS on the Spectrum: Considering a Child's Neurodiversity in a Case Information Statement

No two families are alike. This phrase is even more true when you include the word “neurodiverse”: No two neurodiverse families are alike. So, too, should no two Case Information Statements be alik… >

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Who Is Treating You?: Emergency Room Hazards

You go to an Emergency Room, you are need of care—-What care will you get? What care should you expect? Obviously, the care that you will get and should expect is going to be dependent on where you are … >

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New Jersey Child Support: What's Included?

In general, child support is calculated using the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines (“Guidelines”), which is a formula set by the state of New Jersey.  The Guidelines apply to parents whose c… >

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Proposed Government Records Council Regulations

On May 16, 2022, the Government Records Council (“GRC”) published amended proposed regulations that contain important changes in how the GRC handles cases and operates. The most important change is… >

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Bring an Open Mind and Best Listening Ears to Your Intensive Settlement Conference

An intensive judicial settlement conference resembles mediation, but is conducted by a Judge in our county courthouse. It can be the judge who is currently assigned to your case or, if we request it, a differen… >

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