Celebrating African American History Month – By: John P. Paone, Jr. *

African-American history in the United States has been recognized annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian and journalist pioneered the celebration originally designated for the second week in February, to coincide with marking the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. […]

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The Ten Most Important Family Law Cases Reported in 2019

The Ten Most Important Family Law Cases Reported in 2019                                                                                                 By: John P. Paone, Jr.* In the year 2019, several important family law cases were reported.  Fattore v. Fattore was a post-judgment matter where the court opened the door to the possibility of vacating a permanent waiver of alimony; Landau v. Landau dealt with […]

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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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