In re Expungement of the Involuntary Civil Commitment Record of M.D.V.

In In re Expungement of the Involuntary Civil Commitment Record of M.D.V., the Appellate Division reviewed an order from the Superior Court-Law Division that denied the petitioner’s application to expunge his civil commitment records “with prejudice.” The Appellate Division credited the lower court’s thoughtful analysis of the two-pronged test enunciated in N.J.S.A. 30:4-80.9 but held … Read more

In re Civil Commitment of P.D.

In this case, the NJ Supreme Court adopted a new rule in which the Court enumerated the categories of documents subject to discover in an NJ Sexually Violent Predator Act proceeding. The Court also established requirements for the reports of the State’s experts.