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Hello Susan,Do you recall the jurisdiction, by any chance? (There was a recent important holding I can share with you, but it's not from Georgia).Thanks!Ben, J.D.
I know there was a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling but I thought it was a
new jurisdiction or new case even if it is not GA
Hello again Susan,
My name isXXXXX'm a licensed attorney. Glad to try and help out.
Here's what I can report based on the results of my legal research. There are cases going back some decades, but I excluded them as you mentioned wanting recent judicial precedent.
Bursztyn v. Burzstyn, 379 N.J. Super. 385 (App. Div. 2005) is fairly recent, but it holds the opposite way (finding the Court did enjoy such power).
The recent holding to the contrary, however, always comes up being Nebraska, although I realize you were thinking otherwise. There's a nice overview here of that holding (plus mention of states going either way):
Some Tax Things Cannot Be Forced
And yes, I would agree that the language of the opinion is indeed "resounding" (to quote the commentator). It's quite recent, and in fact consistently turns up as the most recent when I search all domestic jurisdictions.
Here's that case:
Bock v. Dalbey
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I truly hope all works out for you.
Can you get me the other case as well so I can see both rulings. I think you mentioned the Bursztyn 379 NJ 2005. I want to be able to see why
they ruled as they did.
I guess the case settled in 2012 but was a 2005/06 case. Took a while.
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