As I noted last month, there is a new court rule for parent coordinators effective September 1, 2023. At the time, they had not yet published the Guidelines.Continue Reading New Guidelines and Forms for Parent Coordinators Published
Recently, several decisions have been released by the Appellate Division concerning when, where, how, and when a Court compel parties to submit to the authority of the Bais Din on…Continue Reading Compliance with Agreement to Submit to Bais Din’s Jurisdiction on the Issue of Get Not Optional, Appellate Division Rules
From the earliest days of this blog in 2008, one of my frequent topics has been the use of parent coordinators. Originally, there was a Pilot Program instituted by…Continue Reading New Court Rule for Parent Coordinators Coming September 1st
It should come as no surprise that after the end of a relationship, people sometimes do bad things to the former love of their life. Really, it’s a tale as…Continue Reading Vindictive Report to DCPP Can Constitute Harassment Under the Domestic Violence Statute
The recent Appellate Division decision of Litton v. Litton presents an extreme case of what happens when a litigant agrees to submit his or her dispute to arbitration in Rabbinical…Continue Reading A Tale of Two Forums: From Bais Din to the Appellate Division and then Back Again (and Again, and Again)
While not my usual blogging fare, a recent case dealing with a discrete issue of Jewish law arising in the context of a dog bite case caught my eye because…Continue Reading From Dog Bites to Divorce: Differing Interpretations of Jewish Law Cannot Defeat a Motion for Summary Judgment
I have written a bunch on this blog about the use of parent coordinators. In fact, one of the most read blog posts on this blog, almost 4 years after…Continue Reading Who Can Serve as a Parent Coordinator? Appellate Division Doesn’t Know!
My recent blog post, Appellate Division Rules That A Court Cannot Compel Arbitration on Get Issue Absent Agreement, discussed the constraints faced by secular courts in the context of…Continue Reading New Bill – A1475 – Offers a Potential Avenue for Legal Relief to Victims of Get Refusal