In court today the defendant had her attorney blindsided me with some (old) pay stubs of mines, which I know were old but two of them were modified with the year 2014. The only way she could have obtained them was by stealing them. She had the means to get them because we are still intimate and she's alone in my home for hours at a time. The fact that she has them is proof she stole them, they're not public information and I did not and would not give them to her to use against me in court. Is there a any rule in the rules that govern New Jersey court that state, stolen property cannot be used?
There are laws that prevent the state from using evidence obtained illegally in criminal trials. That may be what you are trying to apply in your situation. These laws do not apply to private parties in civil litigation which is what family court is. If the issue in court is how much you earn now, then you will have to demonstrate that the company you owned that paid you in 2012 no longer exists and disprove that you are receiving income from that company in 2014. It is more complicated to make those proofs than if the employer were a third party with no interest in your family court outcome. If you think she should be prosecuted for theft of your documents go to the local police station and file a complaint. That is the venue to deal with theft. I would e surprised if the criminal complaint will go anywhere but it might. Problem is, if she stole the original, what do you have to demonstrate the original evidence was tampered with? Things are more complicated due to your continuing intimate relationship and your consent to her access to your residence.
This can be used. Since you were required to provide them, there is no harm in her doing so (they had to become public anyway) - unless you were planning not to for some reason. You had to give them if asked. This is great news for you. You can get the originals for those weeks and show she has committed fraud if that is what happened. Her lawyer must really be stupid to do that, eh?
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The paystubs are required anyway however the question is how they were obtained.
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I agree with what the other lawyers said.
The reason why i am also writing an answer is simple: you got blindsided in court, you said.
but you still do not have a lawyer? You need a lawyer. You are going to be blindsided again, because the lawyer makes it his business to know how the courts work, and you do not. I am not saying you are not a bright guy, you sound like you are. But you do not know how this game is played, you do not know the rules or even how we keep score.
Get a smart, aggressive lawyer and get going.
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