August 30

Changes to Who is a Parent and Who Can Seeking Custody or Visitation

Changes to Who is a Parent and Who Can Seeking Custody or Visitation

  Today, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, drastically changed the laws regarding the definition of “parent” for purposes of custody and visitation litigation.  According to the holding in Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A. C.C., a party who proves “by clear and convincing evidence” that the “parties agreed to conceive a child and.

July 20

Updated New York Statement of Net Worth Template

Updated New York Statement of Net Worth Template

New York’s Office of Court Administration (OCA) has recently published a new Statement of Net Worth template applicable in all NY divorce cases beginning on August 1, 2016.  The new Statement of Net Worth can be found here. A Statement of Net Worth is mandatory in all contested divorce actions in New York state.  As.

July 11

Integrated Domestic Violence Courts

Integrated Domestic Violence Courts

Streamlining the Judiciary- The Rise of Integrated Domestic Violence Courts Domestic violence is not a crime that fits neatly into our current judicial system. It often requires several visits to various courtrooms where victims are forced to relive the distressing details of the violence they experienced at the hands of their abusers, all in an.

June 27

Not Paying Child Support Can Leave You Without A Car

Not Paying Child Support Can Leave You Without A Car

Renewal Denied: How Not Paying Child Support Can Leave You Without A Car Many parents look to the courts when seeking to enforce a child support obligation, but in the State of Texas, parents seeking payment have found a new ally in the Attorney General’s office. Texas has approved a new policy that will penalize.

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