Family Law

Friday, July 15, 2016

Can My Boss Discriminate Against Me Because I Am Going Through a Divorce?

Your boss may not discriminate against you because you are going through a divorce. The New Jersey Supreme Court recently unanimously expanded state law to protect individuals going through a divorce or who are divorced or separated from discrimination based on their marital status. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (N.J.S.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Parental Rights, US Supreme Court to Define “Parent” in Adoption Case

The US Supreme Court will be deciding the fate of a baby girl who was put up for adoption and who had lived with her adoptive parents for two years since her birth. The child is now residing with the biological father and the father’s parents.

In January 2009, the biological mother, a non-Indian, became pregnant. At the time, she was the single mother of two children by another relationship and she was engaged to be married to the biological father, who was a member of the Cherokee Nation and serving in the United States Army and stationed in Oklahoma. In May 2009, she broke off the engagement and began to work with an adoption attorney to place the child with an adoptive, non-Indian couple in South Carolina.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Vietnam Veterans, Afghanistan Veterans Hopeful as Advocate for Veterans’ Rights Appointed as Judge


President Barack Obama nominated William Greenberg to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Nov. 15, 2012. The Senate confirmed him unanimously on Dec. 21, 2012, and he was sworn in on Dec. 28, 2012 to a 15-year term as Judge.
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