Ask Cassie: Holiday Gift Guide

“ASK CASSIE” NOVEMBER 2019:  Holiday Gift Guide  Dear Cassie: Are gifts that I receive from my parents during my marriage going to be subject to division between my spouse and me if we divorce?   -T.B. Dear T.B.:   As with most topics in family law–it depends! The general rule of thumb is that gifts received from […]

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Ask Cassie: Technology Guide

“ASK CASSIE” OCTOBER 2019:  Technology Guide  Dear Cassie: Are posts on social media ever relevant in a divorce or custody case?   -T.Q. Dear T.Q.:   Absolutely.  The use of information from social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, is actually quite common in divorce matters.  These posts can be relevant to child custody and parenting time; […]

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Nannies As Aggressors Under the Prevention Against Domestic Violence Act

NANNIES AS AGRESSORS UNDER THE PREVENTION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT By: Victoria E. Paone, Esq. *  Practitioners and litigants should be aware of the developing body of case law which defines those relationships which fall under the purview of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (“Domestic Violence Statute”).  Currently, the Domestic Violence Statute defines a […]

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