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Michael J. Fleres – Speaker at the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention – May 16, 2018

Our associate Michael J. Fleres, Esq. spoke about the Lautenberg Amendment and domestic violence at the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention at the Borgata in Atlantic City.

 

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Patricia E. Apy – Speaker at the New Jersey State Bar Association Military Law Symposium – April 21, 2018

Partner Patricia E. Apy, Esq. was a speaker at the New Jersey State Bar Association Military Law Symposium regarding pertinent issues in family law, including service of process on overseas servicemembers, jurisdiction over military pensions, and jurisdiction over child custody and support issues.

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Patricia E. Apy – Speaker before the International Academy of Family Lawyers Conference – April 20, 2018

Partner Patricia E. Apy, Esq. spoke about Hague and UCCJEA mirror orders at the International Academy of Family Lawyers Open Conference on International Family Law in New York City.

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Patricia E. Apy – Testimony before United States Congressional Subcommittee – April 11, 2018

Partner Patricia E. Apy, Esq. testified before the United States House of Representatives, Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations regarding the Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2014 (ICAPRA).

Elissa A. Perkins – Participant at New Brunswick Public Schools Read Across America/Career Day – March 2, 2018

Our associate Elissa A. Perkins, Esq., was thrilled to participate in Career Day/Read Across America in New Brunswick. She spoke about life as a lawyer and presented a mock trial – The Case of the Missing Puppy – to three elementary school classes at the Livingston School. The kids really enjoyed participating in the trial, and did a great job analyzing the facts of the case.

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Patricia E. Apy – Speaker at the 2018 New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Symposium – January 27, 2018

Partner Patricia E. Apy, Esq. helped to present the “International Child Custody Issues” panel at this year’s New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Symposium. Ms. Apy spoke to approximately 700 attorneys on the use of protective orders to prevent international child abduction, the International Child Abduction Prevention and Recovery Act, and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bonnie M. S. Reiss – Recipient of this year’s Monmouth Bar Association Bernard H. Hoffman Family Law Award – January 19, 2018

Wishing many congratulations to our partner and friend, Bonnie M.S. Reiss, Esq., on being named the recipient of this year’s Monmouth Bar Association Bernard H. Hoffman Family Law Award. This award is given to one family lawyer each year in recognition and appreciation of dedicated service to the community and to the practice of law.

Bonnie was honored at last night’s Monmouth Bar Association Family Law Dinner. Partners Peter C. Paras, Esq. and Patricia E. Apy, Esq. were able to share with Bonnie, and all who were present, just how proud we are. Congratulations, Bonnie!

Why was Goldman case so difficult?

Dec. 28: David Goldman’s lawyer, Patricia Apy, and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey talk to TODAY’s Meredith Vieira about the David Goldman case and why international custody battles are so difficult.