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Anthony J Van Zwaren

Clifton Child Abuse Lawyer.

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  1. Recent Appellate Division decision in NJ helpful for parents in fact-finding hearings

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, 3 months ago.

    This synopsis of the recent decision of Division of Child Protection and Permanency v. M.C. (May 2014) will be helpful for many parents fighting the Division in fact-finding hearings. Fact-finding hea

  2. NJ Traffic Laws and recent court decision on driving while texting

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, about 1 year ago.

    A recent decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division deals with the issue of texting while driving Previously, I wrote on the issue of driving while distracted in light of the bus driver who is being charged with homicide by auto as a result of his killing an 8-month old bab...

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  3. NY and NJ toughen penalties on cell phone users

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, about 1 year ago.

    NewYork State has recently passed tougher new laws against distracted drivers who talk or text on their cellphones while driving. On June 1, 2013, they increased the points levied from 3 to 6 points for those who are caught. According to a news report in Long Island iNewsday/i, t...

  4. Recent NJ Supreme Court decision reinforces rights of parents in Title 9 fact-finding cases

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, over 1 year ago.

    The Supreme Court of New Jersey just issued a new decision that will have a far reaching impacted for parents involved with the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly the Division for Youth Family Services). The name of the case is NJ Div. of Youth Fam...

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  5. Juveniles tried as adults in NJ, a recent important NJ Supreme Court decision

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, almost 2 years ago.

    Recent New Jersey Supreme Court ruling makes it more difficult for the State to try juveniles as adults The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled this month inState in the Matter of Interest of V.A. et aliathat prosecutors must meet a tougher test before they can try juveniles as adult...

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  6. Leaving the Scene of an Accident-a serious offense

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, almost 2 years ago.

    If you cause an accident in NJ, dont leave the scene of the accident or fail to report the accident As an attorney who practices in the Municipal Courts throughout New Jersey, one of the common mistakes that are made by drivers who are involved in auto accidents is leaving the s...

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  7. Recent Supreme Court and Appellate Division decisions concerning DYFS abuse and neglect cases

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, about 2 years ago.

    There have been significant changes over the past year in the New Jersey Supreme Court concerning parents' relationship with DYFS and what constitutes abuse and neglect under Title 9. Many recent cases have since January of last year where the Supreme Court has overridden both th...

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  8. NJ Supreme Court takes another common sense view of DYFS actions in NJ

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, about 3 years ago.

    An important decision came down yesterday (Aug. 8, 2011) from the Supreme Court concerning what constitutes actual abuse and neglect under N.J.S.A. 9:-6-8.21(c)(4). This caseinvolved a matter where a mother had left her four year old child home asleep believing that her own pare...

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  9. Dealing with DYFS in New Jersey

    Written by attorney Anthony Van Zwaren, over 3 years ago.

    If your family comes into contact with DYFS in New Jersey two things may result. The first thing to do is to seek an attorney experienced in these types of cases. What to Expect? There may be an investigation of an allegation of abuse or neglect that results in one of thre...

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