Monthly Archives: July 2010

Religious Belief That Permits Domestic Violence is NOT a Defense in New Jersey

In S.D. v. M.J.R. the New Jersey Appellate Division summarily rejected a 2009 Family Court judge’s ruling that a spousal sexual assault based upon the defendant’s belief that his Muslim faith permitted him to demand sex from his wife could … Continue reading

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What NOT to Do When You’re Heading for a Divorce

If you have been served with divorce papers, do not ignore them! Denial won’t help you.  Consult with a divorce attorney ASAP as time is of the essence. Avoid domestic violence at all costs. A restraining order against you is … Continue reading

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What to Do When You’re Heading for a Divorce

If you’ve decided that your marriage just isn’t working out or your spouse just told you he/she wants a divorce, there are certain steps you should be taking to protect yourself and your children. Try to remain calm and collected, … Continue reading

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Divorce Party – the New Way to Cope with Divorce

These days, separation and divorce seem to be all around us. Very few people, however, enter a marriage expecting to get divorced. Everyone knows someone who is either separated or divorced, and statistics tell us that this happens to as many … Continue reading

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NJ Palimony Law’s Retroactivity Raised on Appeal

Earlier this year, the New Jersey legislature declared palimony agreements as unenforceable unless put in writing and signed.  This new law also requires both parties to receive independent legal advice before the agreement can become binding.  Once signed into effect, the … Continue reading

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Cyclists Ride on Right Side Too

Tour de France has inspired many people to take out their bicycles and hit the road.  As such, many beginning cyclists may wonder whether cyclists have the right to operate their bicycles on roads used by motor vehicles. The quick … Continue reading

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H-1B Cap Count Goes Up a Bit

Beginning April 1, 2010, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) started accepting filings for cap-subject H-1B petitions, with employment start dates to begin October 1, 2010 As always, filings will be accepted until the annual limit (or cap) is reached. … Continue reading

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