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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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  • 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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  • Advantages Of A Custody Settlement
    Advantages Of A Custody Settlement

    There are many reasons why parents should try and resolve contested custody disputes, far too many for a blog post however here are some of the main reasons. Last week I was in court and the judge ...

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  • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult
    Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

    Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

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