The new state law raises many issues including what consideration should be given to the allocation of resources with respect to pet custody, when people are waiting months and sometimes years to have their child custody cases determined.
Did you relocate with your child during COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know about residing outside New York State for over six months during the pandemic.
Family Court and Matrimonial Part Judges Should Brace Themselves To Decide the Vaccine Debate Amongst Parents
Even when a vaccine approved for children does become available, it will likely create a new dispute amongst parents as to whether or not to vaccinate their children, especially given the recently undermined credibility of the CDC, the FDA, and other public health institutions.
In response to the fiscal crisis that the COVID-19 pandemic has created, New York State is planning to effectively force many judges over the age of 70 into retirement in a budgetary cost-cutting measure.
While marital agreements are meant to enhance the marriage by providing certainty, clarity, and protection in the event of a dissolution of the marriage, these agreements can also function as an invaluable tool in protecting and dividing assets after death.
To promote a client’s interest, the attorney must ensure that every step in crafting the case, as well as the ultimate trial itself, is designed to prove to the trial court that the client/parent can best promote the child’s interests, which is the court’s paramount concern.
On March 20, 2020, in the midst of COVID-19 and to keep New York safe and healthy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.8, also known as “New York State on PAUSE,” thereby shutting down all non-essential businesses.
With the expectation that an AFC is to be working with the child client to zealously advocate the child’s position, the balancing of the child’s desires versus the child’s best interest must be the focus.