2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:34-23.2 - Findings, Declarations Relative To Violation Of Visitation Orders.

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:34-23.2 (2016) What's This?

2A:34-23.2 Findings, declarations relative to violation of visitation orders.


1.The Legislature finds and declares that:

a.There has been an increase in the filings of dissolutions of marriages in the recent years; and

b.The best interests of the children of these marriages in maintaining close relationships with both parents regardless of which parent has the physical custody of the child is paramount; and

c.Proceeding criminally in cases where the terms of an order of visitation with a child has failed to be honored may be both difficult and inappropriate; and

d.Bolstering the statutory civil remedies available to a judge hearing these types of matters may provide an indication of legislative intent to promote the enforcement of these matters.

L.1997,c.300,s.1.


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