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Gourvitz & Gourvitz, LLC in an action in the New Jersey Superior Court were able to get an order for custody for a father after the mother abducted their child to her native Country of Peru.  The Court Ordered the Return of the child and the Mother was found and served.  When she did not […]

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Ari Gourvitz was admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in order to represent a client in a case filed pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The Father seeks the return of children to Norway.

Elliot and Ari Gourvitz were admitted to the District of Vermont in April 2018.  The firm was hired to represent the Father, a Petitioning parent, pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects on International Child Abduction.  The Mother abducted her two children from Mexico City, Mexico, to Burlington, Vermont.   Originally admitted pro hac […]

The Gourvitz firm safely secures the return of children abducted from New Jersey by their mother to Switzerland by an action in the New Jersey Superior Court.  The Mother had moved to Switzerland and took the children with her and without the father’s consent. The firm represented the father and began an action in the […]

A Mother wanted to relocate back to Florida with her children (from New Jersey) against the Father’s wishes.  The Father vehemently opposed the move.  As part of Mother’s Divorce Complaint, she asked the Court to grant her permission to move with the Children–a concept known as interstate removal.  The Court appointed a psychologist to assist […]

The Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey  has regional fee arbitration committees.  Selected members serve for a four year terms pursuant to the Order of Chief Justice Rabner of the New Jersey Supreme Court.  Ari H. Gourvitz was selected to serve on the committee which arbitrates fee disputes whether initiated […]

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The Gourvitz firm had the New Jersey District Court Return an abducted child to Denmark after the Father wrongfully retained the Child in the United States. The Father was only to travel to the United States for a one month vacation, but refused to return him for over a year. After the firm located the […]

Mother who lived in Italy with her son sought to modify an Italian Consent order as to the amount of child support and contribution to college expenses because the divorce having incurred in N.J, and the father living in N.J.. The Gourvitz firm contended that Order in Italy which “modified and replaced” the earlier N.J. […]

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In a Hague Convention return case, a mother retained her 6 year old daughter after the time she promised the father she would return her to the United Kingdom and kept the child with her in New Jersey. The father, a corporal in the British Army, failed to safeguard his daughter from sexual abuse from […]

DIVORCE IS NO GROUNDS FOR FIRING

New Jersey High Court Warns Against Employer’s Retaliation for Divorce. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that employers cannot retaliate against their workers because they are separated, contemplating divorce, or even if the breakup turns ugly is contentious. Unanimously, the court said the state’s Law Against Discrimination, (LAD), precludes retaliation based on […]

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