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The Appellate Division sparingly exercises its authority to direct re-assignment of a case on remand, but will do so when necessary to preserve the appearance of a fair and unprejudiced hearing

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December 6, 2013 at 12:31 pm

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If the notice of appeal designates only the order entered on a motion for reconsideration, it is only that proceeding and not the order that generated the reconsideration motion that may be reviewed

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September 16, 2013 at 8:25 am

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When the parties consent to entry of a final judgment memorializing a settlement of all claims in an action, there no longer exists a justiciable controversy from which a party may appeal

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September 16, 2013 at 6:33 am

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Appellate courts recognize the basic contractual nature of matrimonial agreements, and grant particular leniency to agreements made in the domestic arena and allow the Family Part greater discretion when interpreting such agreements

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September 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm

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It is a litigant’s responsibility to refer to certain parts of the record to support his appellate argument

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June 16, 2013 at 8:29 am

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Generally, an issue is preserved for appeal only after it is considered by the trial judge

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June 16, 2013 at 8:21 am

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It is only the orders designated in the notice of appeal that are subject to the appeal process and review

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June 9, 2013 at 10:48 am

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The general rule is that a litigant cannot seek appellate review of a judgment under which he has accepted a benefit

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June 9, 2013 at 10:28 am

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A trial judge must make findings of fact and conclusions of law, particularly when there is an appeal filed

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April 21, 2013 at 3:47 pm

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A party on appeal must provide the appellate court with parts of the record, as are essential to the proper consideration of the issues

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April 15, 2013 at 9:13 am

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