Recent Case Law on Unpaid Child Support in New Jersey

Decided on January 13, 2016, both parties being represented by counsel, in Matison v.¬†Lisnyansky, the court imposed the legal doctrine of fugitive disentitlement to dismiss defendant’s appeal while a bench warrant for unpaid child support. The legal doctrine of fugitive disentitlement is the balancing of justice, that is, a¬†fugitive from justice may not seek relief from the judicial system whose authority he or she evades.

The parties in Matison v.

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