New Jersey Courts and Judges


Family Law



Elkouss v. Elkouss  –  Retirement does not automatically terminate alimony.

Lepis v. Lepis  – Alimony modification.

Naik vs. Naik

Love vs. Love

Ducey vs. Ducey  – No Standard Language at Trial.


2A:34-23: New Jersey’s Alimony and Maintenance Statute


Child Support

Clement vs. Clement – Child Support Guidelines and Children in College.


New Jersey Court Rule 5:6A. Child Support Guidelines

 New Jersey Child Support Guidelines Appendix IX-A Paragraph 9


Child Custody

Fehnel v. Fehnel – The Courts Role in Contested Custody Cases.

O’Connor v. O’Connor – Child Relocation


Equitable Distribution

Mahoney v.  Mahoney – A professional degree is not marital property


Civil Union

 Lewis v. Harris – Same Sex Couples Entitled to Equal Protection

Criminal Law

United States vs. Antoine Jones – 4th Amendment



State vs. Jane H. Chun  – Reliability of the Alcotest

State vs. Nicole M. Holland   – Reliability of Temperature Probe

State v. Edward Silva  – Jurisdictional Limits of Municipal Court

State v. Donfield –  Temperature Probe Decision in Holland Upheld

State v. Filson



In Re M.L., Petitioner for Expungement  – Expungement of Medical Records

Expungement; Definition in New Jersey NJSA 2C:52-1

Expungement of Indictable Offenses in New Jersey NJSA 2C:52-2.

Expungement of Disorderly and Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses NJSA 2C:52-3


Personal Injury


Idowu Adesina vs. Eddie Santana, Jr. – Verbal Threshold does not prohibit economic damages


Slip an Fall

Ethel Gray v. Caldwell Wood Products, Inc. – Slip and fall injuries at vacant commercial properties

Harold Stewart v. 104 Wallace Street, Inc. – Commercial landowner responsible for injuries on abutting sidewalk


Burlington County – Notice to Family Law Bar – January 2012

ABA House of Delegates, Summary of Resolutions, 2012 Annual Meeting