N.J. Litigant Can't Sue Israeli Firm For Filing Divorce, Custody Actions

, New Jersey Law Journal


New Jersey has no jurisdiction over a resident's suit against an Israeli law firm or two of its lawyers he claims helped his estranged wife pursue a divorce case in that country and kept him from seeing his daughter, both in violation of a judge's order here.

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  • EE

    New Jersey has subject matter jurisdiction on the family. The Israeli court attempted (and succeeded) to rob the NJ court jurisdiction. Thus, NJ court has jurisdiction on defendants,

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