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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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  • Vacation Schedule Issues And How To Avoid
    Vacation Schedule Issues And How To Avoid

    Who gets to pick first when summer vacations have to be scheduled for separated families? If you have a parenting agreement already in place then the simple answer is to follow the agreement. However, ...

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  • Covid Vaccine Debate & Parenting Issues
    Covid Vaccine Debate & Parenting Issues

    What happens when divorced or separated parents can't agree on whether their child should receive the Covid Vaccine or what happens if a parent chooses not to get the vaccine and still wants their ...

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  • More Virtual Court Appearances
    More Virtual Court Appearances

    The increase in positivity in NY has led to further restrictions on in person court appearances. The NY State Chief Judge consistent with guidelines from the Governor in an effort to stem the spread ...

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