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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MUHAMMAD AND BONNIE

MUHAMMAD ALI

Muhammad Ali, a kind and gentle man.

MUHAMMAD ALI

MUHAMMAD ALI. THE GREATEST OF THEM ALL.

I first met Ali when I was the president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation, and his attorney convinced him to come to Chicago for our annual fund raiser. He was my hero because of his adherence to his principles and beliefs although diametrically opposed to mine, and his willingness to sacrifice everything […]

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RED NOSE DAY, MAY 26, 2016.

Give to the children. Red Nose Day charities help children in the poorest communities in the United States.

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On May 3, 2016, New York Supreme Court Ordered a minor’s return to her habitual residence which the Court found to be Cardiff, Wales. In this case, the mother received father’s permission to go on vacation with their 3 year old daughter to Bangladesh. When they did not sign in for their return trip from […]

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