July 7

Social Media Clauses in Prenuptial Agreements

Social Media Clauses in Prenuptial Agreements

In an ideal, perfect world, marriages last forever. In the real world, however, it is a sad reality that there is a 50/50 chance the average couple – that being you and the love of your life, your soul mate, your knight in shining armor, your perfect match – will not survive as a legally-married.

July 1

New Law Creates 25 New Family Court Judge Positions in New York

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.

April 24

Are Parents Required to Pay for Private School in New York?

Are Parents Required to Pay for Private School in New York?

  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.

March 17

Confidentiality in Divorces

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.

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