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 2018

The Ten Most Important Family Law Cases Reported in 2018                                                                                                 By: John P. Paone, Jr.* In the year 2018, there were no landmark published family law cases.  No Bisbing v. Bisbing, Gnall v. Gnall, Lombardi v. Lombardi, Maeker v. Ross, Garden State Equality v. Dow, or anything rivaling these major decisions reported in recent […]

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The Intersection of Elder Abuse and Family Law

The Intersection of Elder Abuse and Family Law Cassie Murphy, Esq.   What is Elder Abuse? In general, elder abuse refers to mistreatment of an older person that is committed by someone with whom the elder has a special relationship (for example, a spouse, sibling, child, friend, or caregiver).  “Elder” is defined differently depending on […]

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