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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Chasing News interviewed Ari Gourvitz after being contacted by the grandmother about the injustice she believed was happening to herself and her grandchild by the New Jersey Courts by transferring temporary custody from her to the illegal immigrant father. The grandmother alleged the child threatened to kill herself and deport the child to Ecuador after […]

A New Jersey family law judge in the Mantle v. Mantle case refused to enforce a consent agreement which provided an indefinite ban on such activity. absent any evidence of inappropriate conduct. recognizing the changing societal morays of the 1970’s the judge said each case must be evaluated: 1. How long the parties have lived […]

Despite the fact that the N.J. Domestic Violence Act specifically is limited to specific individuals, a N.J. judge issued a restraining order against a son who lived with his 73 year old mother, who he determined had a history of verbal abuse to her, and this emotional abuse constituted domestic violence. He never explained how […]