Recent Posts in dispute Category

  • The Dangers of Parental Alienation

    || 23-Jan-2015

    Parental Alienation is a newer concept for the courts. While many people claim alienation is taking place by one parent against the other, many times this is not the case. When alienation is really occurring it is a traumatic event in both the lives of the parent who is being alienated as well as the children. Both Mothers and Fathers are equally responsible for the acts associated with ...
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  • Some feel New York surrogate laws are outdated

    || 25-Mar-2014

    There are some who would argue that New York laws as regard surrogacy have not kept up with existing technology. New York laws currently do not allow for contracts between individuals contemplating surrogate birth - nor does it allow for couples to offer compensation for surrogacy. One Assemblywoman has proposed legislation that would help spell out such agreements. Her legislation would also ...
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  • Case highlights New York law as pertains to shared property

    || 25-Feb-2014

    A Manhattan judge has ruled that the assets of the parties are frozen when a divorce action is filed. This came about when a New York man attempted to sue his mother-in-law in an out-of-state action over certain property. The judge cited New York's Domestic Relations Law 236(B)(2)(b) as preventing this other action from going forward. The husband had sought to seek partition of property that ...
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  • Eliot Spitzer, Silda Wall end marriage with uncontested divorce

    || 17-Jan-2014

    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and his wife, Silda Wall, have filed divorce papers. The two reportedly settled all of their divorce matters outside of court in the uncontested divorce. The couple, who had been married for 26 years, announced that they were breaking up in December. In most cases, uncontested divorces are more beneficial for individuals than contested divorces. Uncontested ...
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