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Family Law: Divorce-Equitable Distribution-Marital vs. Nonmarital Property

  Defendant appealed from the divorce judgment, arguing that the trial court erred by not including legal descriptions for the real estate included in the equitable distribution, by not awarding the parties their nonmarital property prior to distributing the marital ...

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Domestic Relations: Parental Rights-Termination-Defective Brief

  Where a father challenged the termination of his parental rights, the father’s six points on appeal preserved nothing for review, so the appeal must be dismissed. Appeal is dismissed. In the Interest of: R.J.M. v. Department of Social Services ...

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Family Law: Child Custody-Temporary Maintenance-Domestic Violence

  Where a husband challenged an order that he pay temporary maintenance and set up a temporary custody arrangement for the couple’s minor child, the trial court properly considered the standard of living during the marriage to determine the wife’s ...

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Domestic Relations: Child Visitation, Determination of Schedule, Judicial Authority

  Where a mother challenged the manner in which her visitation schedule was determined, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the trial court’s order that the parties’ therapists would decide when conditions had changed enough to alter the parenting ...

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Family Law: Order of Protection-Dismissal of Appeal-Mandatory Briefing Requirements

    Defendant pro se appealed the judgment granting plaintiff a full order of protection against defendant. Where defendant’s appellate brief failed to comply with the mandatory briefing requirements by failing to identify the challenged decision of the trial court, ...

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