Recently, the New York State Legislature approved 25 new Family Court Judgeships throughout New York State. The Bill passed almost unanimously, with only two dissenters in the Assembly and one dissenter in the Senate. Governor Andrew Cuomo approved the legislation and signed it into law on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Under the Bill, nine judges.
Recently, NBA player Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest), was served with Family Court papers demanding that he pay $140,000 for his son’s private high school education as part of his obligation to pay child support. According to the papers, the parties previously decided to send their son, Jeron Artest, to Poly.
How to Keep Personal Information Private in a Divorce? A very common concern in any family law or divorce case is a party’s desire to keep their address confidential. Domestic Relations Law § 254 speaks to these concerns. Section 1 of the statute provides: Confidentiality can be requested by a party’s motion to the court.
Parents are obligated to financially support their children until the child reaches age 21 or is otherwise emancipated. Grounds for emancipation prior to the child reaching age 21 include: Emancipation cases, especially in claims of a child being self-supporting, are very fact-specific and often require a detailed analysis of the child’s lifestyle. The precise definition.