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“Special immigrant juvenile” (SIJ) status is a form of immigration relief permitting alien children to obtain lawful permanent residency and, eventually, citizenship

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Child, Child Abuse, Immigration

Foreign judgments

Posted in *All Posts, Collateral Estoppel, Comity, Law of the case, Litigation, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act

Arbitration proceedings dealing with issues arising from the dissolution of a marital relationship, where the welfare of children are at stake, are always subject to the Court’s parens patriae supervision

Posted in *All Posts, Arbitration, Child-support, Divorce

Leaving a child unattended in a car or a house is negligent conduct

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Child Abuse

A person’s due process rights are not violated when the Institutional Abuse Investigation Unit (IAIU) of the Department of Children and Families (Department) provides its findings to other government agencies, even though the agency has not found abuse or neglect

Posted in *All Posts, Child Abuse

Calculating support for a child

Posted in *All Posts, Child-support, Child-support-modification

Where an ordinary reasonable person would understand that a situation poses dangerous risks and acts without regard for the potentially serious consequences, the law holds him responsible for the injuries he causes

Posted in *All Posts, Child Abuse

The prime criteria for establishing a joint legal custodial relationship between divorced or separated parents centers on the ability of those parents to agree, communicate and cooperate in matters relating to the health, safety and welfare of the child notwithstanding animosity or acrimony they may harbor towards each other

Posted in *All Posts, Child-custody

Child abuse may consists of the habitual use in the hearing of a child, of profane, indecent or obscene language

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Child Abuse

Settlement of litigation ranks high in the pantheon of public policy

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Child-custody, Divorce, Equitable-distribution, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

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