Duress has long been considered by New Jersey courts as a cognizable defense where the provision of a Get – defined as a Jewish ecclesiastical divorce – is conditioned upon aContinue Reading Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
One of the first options to consider when you start your divorce is whether you want to proceed through litigation, mediation, or arbitration.
In general, at the outset of a…Continue Reading Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part III – Litigation, Mediation, or Arbitration?
An article recently came out in the New York Times about a dynamic that tends to unfold in the context of Bais Din proceedings, where one parent leaving the Chassidic…Continue Reading Reflections on the New York Times’ “Why Some Hasidic Children Can’t Leave Failing Schools” and How Agreements to Arbitrate can Address Gaps in the Bais Din Process
If you missed Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part I, go back and give it a read before delving into Part II, which primarily will…Continue Reading Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part II
As 2022 comes to a close (who can believe it?), I find myself reflecting on the year past, and also planning for the year ahead. 2022 has certainly has its…Continue Reading Top 10 Divorce Trends in 2022
I’ve previously blogged about issues surrounding the Agreement to Arbitrate and how that may be set aside in certain circumstances. But what about a case where the Agreement to Arbitrate…Continue Reading Vacating an Arbitration Award in the Bais Din – Part I
If you learn nothing else from my blog series on Arbitrations in the Bais Din, remember this one caveat: do not sign an Agreement to Arbitrate without the advice of …Continue Reading Do Not Sign Agreement to Arbitrate Without the Advice of a Lawyer
In a prior blog post, Setting Aside Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate Due to Procedural Issues, I discussed the absolute necessity of the Umpire/Arbitrator’s Disclosure and the fact that…Continue Reading Arbitration Questionnaire Versus Umpire/Arbitrator’s Disclosure
Following up on my blog post regarding Setting Aside Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate Due to Procedural Issues, this post will focus on some more substantive issues that could…Continue Reading Duress as a Defense to Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate
Over the years, I have written a lot on palimony cases, both before and after the landmark Maeker v. Ross case that I argued in the New Jersey Supreme…
Continue Reading Appellate Division Applies Moynihan Palimony Decision Retroactively