Tag Archives: Division

In a New Post-Bisbing Decision, the Appellate Division Highlights the Significance of the Requirement to Show Cause for a Proposed Interstate Move

Just over a year after the New Jersey Supreme Court changed the standard to be applied in removal, or interstate relocation, cases, the Appellate Division in Dever v. Howell (an Appellate Division set to be published and, thus, will be … Continue reading

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Equitable Doesn’t Always Mean Equal: The Rules of Marital Property Division in Florida

When you find yourself facing a divorce, there may be several financial concerns on your mind. One of those concerns may be the distribution of marital assets that the court will order as part of the resolution of the divorce … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses Adoption Act in Dispute Between Biological and Adoptive Parents

As an attorney who practices family law, I can attest to how painful battles for custody over children are when couples separate.   Even more painful are disputes between adoptive and biological parents fighting over custody of a baby.   Among the … Continue reading

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N.J. Appellate Division Outlines Public Policy Limits on Employment Based Arbitration Agreements

By Alex Lee, Esq. In two recent decisions both decided on August 23, 2018, the Appellate Division simultaneously confirmed the broad deference New Jersey courts give to Arbitration Agreements in the employment context, while also marking limitations as to how … Continue reading

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When Does an Idea Become an Asset and When Does an Asset Become Subject to Marital Property Division in Maryland?

Back in the 1990s, a famous politician once responded to a question under oath by noting that “it depends on what the meaning of ‘is’ is.” While that answer might be puzzling to some, the reality is that, in the … Continue reading

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