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Lijoi v Labiento-Lijoi

Case Conclusion Date: 09.06.2006

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.

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