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Admission into Evidence of Market Reports, Commercial Publications, and Learned Treatises

Posted On : 22 July 2016 By: Charles Vuotto

By Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Esq. As divorce attorneys we deal with business valuations, psychological reports, real estate appraisals, and a plethora of other expert reports. Many, if not all, of these experts rely on some  other authority such as market reports (e.g., RMA Annual Statement studies; Integra Information; Dun and Bradstreet); commercial publications (e.g., read more

Electronic Evidence in Litigation

Posted On : 29 December 2015 By: Charles Vuotto

The procedures for introducing electronic evidence in the course of a domestic violence hearing was recently addressed in a scholarly unpublished opinion by L. R. Jones, J.S.C. in the case of E.C. v. R.H.   Judge Jones noted that the challenges associated with different forms of electronic discovery may at times be significant, but they can read more

Evidential Standards of Custody and Timesharing Reports: Are Reliability and Validity Standards Taking a Back Seat?

Posted On : 17 September 2012 By: Charles Vuotto

 By: Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Esq. and Lisa B. Steirman, Esq.             As the Family Part Courts of our state struggle to handle mounting dockets, they continue to place greater weight on the custody/timesharing recommendations of expert mental health professionals.  As a result, there is growing concern among the legal community that the legal read more