Case Conclusion Date: September 6, 2006
Practice Area: Family
Outcome: Trial Court Order Vacated
Description: Plaintiff in divorce proceedings instituted on February 3, 2005 against defendant Defendant, appeals from a sentence of fifteen days' incarceration, imposed following an adjudication of contempt, to be served in the Middlesex County Labor Assistance Program. On appeal, Lijoi argues that the imposition of a custodial sentence constituted an abuse of the court's discretion. We agree and vacate the sentence.