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Law on relocation

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January 6, 2015 at 7:13 am

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Proof of the abuse or neglect of one child shall be admissible evidence on the issue of the abuse or neglect of any other child of the parent or guardian

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December 29, 2014 at 2:07 pm

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A gross or wanton negligence standard should be employed in determining whether the parent or guardian had failed to exercise a minimum degree of care and therefore had committed an act of child abuse or neglect

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December 29, 2014 at 12:12 pm

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Documents prepared by Division staff are admissible, provided they satisfy the requirements of the business records exception [to the hearsay rule

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December 24, 2014 at 7:35 am

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Where a party has multiple family obligations and pays child support to children of different households, the court has discretionary power to adjust or disregard a guidelinesbased award

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December 24, 2014 at 7:34 am

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In family actions in which the court finds that either the custody of children or parenting time issues, or both, are a genuine and substantial issue, the court shall refer the case to mediation

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December 23, 2014 at 4:02 pm

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A judge has the ultimate responsibility of determining what type of custody arrangement is in the best interest of the child

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December 23, 2014 at 3:59 pm

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The decision whether to interview a child in a contested custody case is left to the sound discretion of the trial judge

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December 23, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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Whether a parent exercised a minimum degree of care must be analyzed in light of the dangers and risks associated with the situation

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December 23, 2014 at 9:35 am

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Determining what custodial arrangement is in the best interest of a child

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December 23, 2014 at 9:32 am

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