Family Law Blog

Partner Matheu D. Nunn successfully argued in front of NJ Supreme Court to change how courts decide disputes over relocation of children from NJ following divorce

New Jersey Supreme Court Reverses Itself and Ushers Child Relocation Law into the 21st Century The New Jersey Supreme Court issued a landmark child-relocation decision today that reversed nearly two decades of its jurisprudence. The decision, Bisbing v. Bisbing, Docket No. A-2-16 (2017), requires divorced parents who seek to relocate from New Jersey with children to establish that the move

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Family Law Blog post – There is Still No Bright-Line Rule to Defining Emancipation

By Jennifer Fortunato, Esq. The New Jersey Legislature enacted a statute on January 19, 2016, effective February 1, 2017 (i.e. N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67), which terminates one’s obligation to pay child support upon a child’s emancipation, without the necessity of obtaining a court order. However, there is still no bright-line rule to defining emancipation. Prior to this

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Family Law Blog post – The O’Reilly Divorce, and the “Factors” Behind Sealing Case Information

By Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. On April 15, 2017, “The Hill” published an article titled “CNN nearly sued to unseal O’Reilly divorce records: report” (available here). For those of you who are unaware, former Fox News Network host Bill O’Reilly (of “The O’Reilly Factor”) has come under fire after media outlets reported details of multiple

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