Nominations Open for 25th Annual Union County Women of Excellence Awards

October 2, 2016

UNION COUNTY, NJ – In every community, there are women spending countless hours in either volunteer work or at jobs dedicated to the welfare of their towns and cities. Now, their neighbors have an opportunity to thank these individuals by nominating them for the 25th Annual Women of Excellence Awards.  

The award celebrates women who live or work in Union County and have made ...

Union County Prosecutor Updates Linden Officers' Condition

ELIZABETH, NJ – Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park updated the condition of the two hospitalized Linden police officers injured during the apprehension of Ahmad Khan Rahami on Monday.

According to Park, the officer who was struck by gunfire in his protective vest did not suffer serious injury and was discharged from a local hospital last night. The other injured officer, who ...

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Lawyer Challenges His DUI Plea Based On Lack Of Counsel

Henry Aratow was convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) in 1988, pled guilty to a driving under the influence (DUI) in 2004, and pled guilty to a 2009 in 2011. In the case of the 2009 DUI, Aratow was sentenced as a third offender resulting in a 10 year loss of driving privileges and 180 days incarceration.

In 2013, Aratow sought post conviction relief from in ...

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 ...