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Think Twice Before Shredding Your Divorce Papers

After you receive your Final Judgment of Divorce, you may want to immediately shred their divorce papers to put it all behind them.  Divorce can be emotionally and financially draining and these documents … >

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Can a Public Agency Sue a Requestor?

That’s a good question! We believe that a public agency never has the right to sue a requestor based on the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) because OPRA states that the right to bring an acti… >

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Finalize Your Divorce "On the Papers" and Skip the Zoom

Within the next few months, New Jersey Courts will reopen their doors for a limited number of cases.  Does that mean that you should plan to drive to your local courthouse for your final divorce after you … >

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When to File an OPRA Lawsuit

As OPRA requestors and readers of this blog know, a challenge to a denial of access must be filed in Superior Court within 45 calendar days after the denial.  (Government Records Council complaints can be … >

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Baseball and Family Law Trials

It is a beautiful day, the sky is blue, the air smells of newly mowed grass, and you are sitting in the bleachers watching kids on a diamond playing “America’s favorite pastime”.  You kno… >

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The Person Who Hit Me Lied on His Car Insurance Application. Now What?

When a named insured lies in an application for insurance coverage, the insurer may have the right to throw out the policy. However, this does not mean there is no coverage for innocent third parties. In fact, … >

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Five Common Divorce Myths

Divorce is a difficult time, and a decision whether or not to seek a divorce or to stay in an unhappy marriage is often heavily impacted by common misconceptions about the divorce process. Divorce Must Always … >

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Do Red Decals Reduce Teen Accidents?

New Jersey enacted what is commonly known as Kyleigh's Law.  Kyleigh's Law requires that a driver under the age of 21, who holds a permit or probationary license, display a pair of Graduate Driver License … >

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Supreme Court Case Expands Access to Police Records

In a unanimous decision that, in our opinion, broke new ground, on June 17, 2021 the New Jersey Supreme Court held that municipalities and their police departments must provide copies of complaints and summons … >

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One Step at a Time

Your marriage is over.  You have decided to move forward with your life.  What is your next step?  It is important to seek the advice of an experienced family lawyer who will analyze the specific… >

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