Category: Family Law

New York’s Highest Court Requires Hearings for Final Child Custody Determinations

–by Shannon Mumaw Sources: S.L. v. J.R., 56 N.E.3d 193 (2016); Daniel Leddy, Major Custody Ruling by New York’s Highest Court, silive.com (June 20, 2016, 12:17 PM), http://www.silive.com/opinion/danielleddy/index.ssf/2016/06/major_custody_ruling_by_new_yo.html. Abstract: The New York Court of Appeals held that in general, final

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New York Court of Appeals Cites College of Law Alum

—by Adam Kuhn Special thanks to Mary Ellen Gill for her assistance with this article. Sources: Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A. C.C., No. 91, 2016 WL 4507780 (N.Y. Aug. 30, 2016); Mary Ellen Gill, Note, Third Party Visitation in New York:

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In re Jaynie S.

— by Sarah Ballard Case: In re Jaynie S., 2015 WL 8083037 (1st Dept. Dec. 8, 2015) Abstract: Respondent-father was “clearly informed” to stop sending letters to Petitioner-mother and child and thus committed the family offense of stalking in the fourth degree

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International Child Custody Case at the Second Circuit

by Dalya Bordman   Ermini v. Vittori, 758 F. 3d 153 (2d Cir. 2014). An Italian family, parents Emiliano Ermini, Viviana Vittori, and children Emanuele and Daniele, moved to the United States from Italy in August of 2011 in efforts

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