Category: Litigation

The court has general discretion to impose discovery sanctions that are just and reasonable to make the non-delinquent party whole

Posted in *All Posts, Discovery, Litigation, Sanctions, Sanctions

The child support lien

Posted in *All Posts, Child-support, Liens, Litigation

Proper venue in a civil action

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Litigation, Venue

Videos and video messages held by Twitter

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Criminal, Recordings, Technology

The Appellate Division overturns an agency determination only if it is arbitrary, capricious, unreasonable, unsupported by substantial credible evidence, or inconsistent with the enabling statute or legislative policy

Posted in *All Posts, Administrative Law, Appeal

Omitted claims not joined in a single action, are precluded from being presenting in a subsequently filed action

Posted in *All Posts, Entire Controversy Doctrine, Litigation

The frivolous litigation statute is narrowly construed to avoid chilling parties’ access to the courts

Posted in *All Posts, Frivolous litigation, Litigation, Sanctions, Sanctions

Maps are admissible if properly authenticated and as public records

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Authentication, Evidence, Hearsay, Litigation

Mere carelessness or lack of proper diligence on the part of an attorney is ordinarily not sufficient to entitle his clients to relief from an adverse judgment in a civil action

Posted in *All Posts, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Relief from judgment

Consent judgments are not appealable

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation