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  • Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child
    Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child

    My client asked the Family Court Judge why did he have to go to court, “I just want to see my child”. Those words were spoken right after a parenting agreement providing for joint custody , primary ...

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  • To Mediate Or Not
    To Mediate Or Not

    Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

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  • To Vaccinate Or Not: After Divorce, Parents Disagree & Court Is Petitioned
    To Vaccinate Or Not: After Divorce, Parents Disagree & Court Is Petitioned

    A recent case was decided when the parents who were divorced could not agree on whether their 11 year old child should be vaccinated against Covid-19. The parents had an existing agreement providing ...

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  • Why Are Some Cases Brought By Order To Show Cause
    Why Are Some Cases Brought By Order To Show Cause

    Once a divorce case has been or is being filed almost any type of judicial relief can be sought by Order To Show Cause (OSC), however sometimes the request must be done by Order To Show Cause and ...

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  • Babysitting For Sibling; How Old To Be Left Alone
    Babysitting For Sibling; How Old To Be Left Alone

    Two common questions are at what age can one child watch a younger sibling and also at what age can my child be left alone. In New York the answer is a very clear non-answer..."it depends". Parents ...

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  • What To Do When Child Refuses Visitation
    What To Do When Child Refuses Visitation

    When your child refuses to visit or speak with the other parent, this is a major problem with or without an existing court order. If there is a court order one parent is threatening to bring a ...

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