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What Happens to a Personal Injury Award in Divorce?

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” Is there some property that the judge cannot divide?” When couples are considering, or pursuing a divorce, there is a lot of discussion on the distribution of property between … Continue reading

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RECORD SETTING SEXUAL ABUSE SETTLEMENT AGAINST THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – LARGEST INDIVIDUAL AWARD ON RECORD –

We are pleased to announce that our partners, NYC Personal Injury Lawyers Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir have obtained a record setting settlement on behalf of four young boys who were sexually abused by a worker at a local catholic … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Against NJ Officials Barred; Any Award For Wrongly Denied Medicaid Benefits Would Require Retroactive Payments

A U.S. district court held that a claim by Medicaid applicants against New Jersey officials for wrongly denying their applications is barred by the Eleventh Amendment because it would require the state to pay retroactive benefits. Radogna v. Connolly (U.S. Dist. … Continue reading

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Applying prior, more restrictive, version of grandparent visitation statute, Court of Appeals still affirms award of grandparent visitation

The September 5, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion in Grantham v. Weatherford addresses the application of South Carolina’s Grandparent Visitation Statute, S.C. Code § 63-3-530(A)(33). However, while granting maternal grandparents (Grandparents) visitation with their grandchildren, it does so under the … Continue reading

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Negotiated Settlement Means No Costs Award

After several motions and a series of settlement discussions, the parties were able to settle all the issues in their family dispute and ultimately, signed a settlement agreement. However, after the settlement the respondent, Mr. Dwyer, asked the court to … Continue reading

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