Author Archives: Sandy Durst

About Sandy Durst

Sandy Durst, Esq., is the founding partner of The Durst Firm where he heads the Family Law Department. Individuals facing a divorce benefit from the combination of legal skill, common sense and compassion that Sandy brings to each and every matter. Each case is given the personalized attention it deserves.

European Court strikes a blow to parental rights

While this is a European case and NOT a NJ / United States case it present a devastating insight into a Court’s role in balancing the best interests of a child and parental rights.  http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/against-his-parents%e2%80%99-wishes-this-terminally-ill-infant-will-be-allowed-to-die/ar-BBDsI95?ocid=spartanntp

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Transgender issues arrive in family court

When people ask me why I chose to practice family law is that it allows me to help families through very difficult times.  Another reason is that family law deals with a wide range of issues that have impacts which … Continue reading

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Resolving your domestic violence case with civil restraints? Be careful of what you ask for!

Domestic violence continues to be a problem throughout NJ.  In many cases, the entry of a Final Restraining Order (FRO) is the best course of action for promoting the ongoing safety of the victim.  However, there are serious implications to … Continue reading

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Remember the real meaning of Memorial Day.

While we enjoy the unofficial start of summer, hopefully with family and friends, The Durst Firm asks that you take a moment to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. Think about those families that can no longer be whole … Continue reading

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Log on to Facebook & get served with a lawsuit

Used by millions of people, Facebook is typically used to connect friends and family.  However, in another example of how technology and the law intersect, Facebook can now be uses to connect you with your legal adversaries!  This development is … Continue reading

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