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Challenging Paternity in Texas Courts

Fatherhood is an honor and a joy. However, if the child is not yours, paternity creates an unfair, burdensome obligation to pay child support. What should you do if you are named as the father of a child you don’t … Continue reading

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Ontario Court of Appeal confirms that US General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994 does not apply to claims filed in Canadian courts

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Thorne v. Hudson Estate, 2017 ONCA 208, which arose out of the crash of a twin-engine Beech aircraft in New York State. The plane, carrying two pilots and one passenger, … Continue reading

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New Jersey Supreme Court Affirms Trial Court’s Decision on Hearsay and Neglect, but Reverses on Abandonment.

In this recent decision in the matter of New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency  v. A.B., (A-27-16), the New Jersey Supreme Court reviewed a trial court’s determination that OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA defendant A.B. abused or neglected A.F. (her … Continue reading

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New York State Courts Announce High-Tech Courtrooms

National Center for State Courts – “A state-of-the-art courtroom designed to speed the progress of complex commercial cases is now up and running in Westchester County Supreme Court’s Commercial Division, which serves as a forum for the resolution of complicated … Continue reading

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U.S. Federal Courts and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction

On November 30, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dis­missed the case Jimenez v. Colombian State for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The plaintiffs consist of three Ecuadorian citizens who filed a complaint against Co­lom­bia, … Continue reading

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