Below are some newspaper articles and miscellaneous documents regarding Michelle’s 1976 adoption and the 1978 indictment against attorney Edward Kent. We are always searching for new articles, and will add more over time. 

Lawyer indicted as middleman for adoptions
SOURCE: Winkler, Renee. Courier-Post [Cherry Hill, NJ] April 14, 1978: Page 5. 

Lawyer accused in 3 adoptions 
SOURCE: Lordan, Francis M. The Philadelphia Inquirer. April 15, 1978: Page 1B. 

Lawyer indicted on adoptions 
SOURCE: UPI, 15 April 1978 – The New York Times: Page 24. 

Lawyer Tied to Babies
SOURCE: UPI, April 15, 1978 – Press of Atlantic City: Page 14.

Appeal of lawyer is rejected 
SOURCE: Winkler, Renee. Courier-Post [Cherry Hill, NJ] November 18, 1978: Page 39. 

Memory fails witness in adoption case 
SOURCE: Courier-Post [Cherry Hill, NJ] June 5, 1981: Page 4B..

Divorce lawyer convicted for adoption assistance 
SOURCE: Courier-Post [Cherry Hill, NJ] June 25, 1981: Page 5E. 

‘Adoption lawyer’s’ term suspended 
SOURCE: Winkler, Renee. “Adoption lawyer’s term suspended.” Courier-Post [Cherry Hill, NJ] October 17, 1981: Page 3B. 

State v. Edward Kent
1 July 1980, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

High Tribunal Raps Attorney for Conduct (1963) Supreme Court of New Jersey 

N.J. Lawyer Disbarred
SOURCE: The Jersey Journal. [Jersey City, NJ] January 22, 1963. Page 7


List of New Jersey Cases Citing State v. Edward Kent: 
State v. Flagler | State v. Castoran | State v. Hutcherson | State v. Ex Rel RF | State v. Camillo | State v. Lado | State v. Pitts | State v. Moore | State v. Krivacska | State v. Davidson | State v. Crescenzi | State v. Stevens | State v. Coruzzi | State v. Kates | Vitale v. Hotel California, Inc. | State v. French Funeral Home | State v. Ahmadjian | State v. Jordan |


Looking for more newspaper articles about adoption?
Please check out Michelle Riess’ project, the Adoption Articles Database.