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NJ Legislature Re-Considers Requirement for Municipalities to Publish Legal Notices in Newspapers

December 20th, 2016 | Written by Tara St. Angelo, Esq.

On December 12, 2016, the New Jersey Legislature revived a six-year-old proposal to allow municipalities and other government agencies to forgo advertising legal notices in newspapers and, instead, post such notices on websites. 

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Supreme Court to Alleviate Confusion Over Whether Police Dash Cam Recordings are Subject to OPRA

December 19th, 2016 | Written by Tara St. Angelo, Esq.

The Appellate Division currently has conflicting decisions on whether police dash cam videos are subject to OPRA (Open Public Records Act).  However, it is anticipated that this conflict will be resolved soon via a decision in the case of North Jersey Media Group v. Lundhurst.  

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What Should I Expect from Family Law Mediation?

December 2nd, 2016 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

Whether or not your family law case is involved in formal litigation, it is very likely that you will participate in some type of alternate dispute resolution, usually mediation.  Even the most acrimonious cases are required to participate in mediation through the Court’s programs relating to custody and financial issues[1].   As such, it is not uncommon to attempt mediation before filing a formal complaint for divorce and, in fact, it is sometimes preferable, as it allows the clients to maintain some control over their lives while not subject to the Court’s calendar and costly, unproductive appearances[2].   

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