Paterson Man Faces 20 Years for Killing Pizza Man

October 20, 2016

PATERSON, N.J. - A Paterson man admitted Thursday that he purposely shot to death a pizza parlor employee two years ago after a dispute, said Passaid County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes. 

The man, Joseph Borges, 27, pleaded to an amended charge of first-degree aggravated manslaughter, said the prosecutor. She said Borges pleaded guilty to ...

Paterson Teacher Loses Lupus Symptom Discrimination Appeal

PATERSON, N.J. - The Paterson school district did not discriminate against a teacher who claimed she was inadequately accommodated because she had lupus symptoms, an appellate court recently ruled, according to officials. 

The Superior Court appellate panel upheld the state Division on Civil Rights in its Final Determination on the case, according to state Attorney General ...

Off-Duty Paterson Cop Indicted on Gun and Assault Charges

PATERSON, N.J. - An off-duty Paterson policeman fired a handgun at, or in the direction of, a Wanaque man early one February morning, an incident that injured two people and became the basis for weapons possession and aggravated assault charges lodged this week by a grand jury, authorities said.

The officer, Dante Gordon, 26, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of the most serious ...

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Child Support – How New Jersey Courts Calculate and Modify Support Obligations

In New Jersey, child-support is defined as a financial payment from one parent to the other to provide for the needs of their child or children.   Child support is the right of every child and neither spouse can waive this responsibility.  All parents regardless of their marital status have an obligation to support their children until they are deemed emancipated.

In most ...