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Fatherhood and Child Support: Does Dad Always Pay?

Fatherhood and Child Support: Does Dad Always Pay? Both parents have equal rights and responsibilities when it comes to their children, and both parents are required to contribute to the child’s financial and emotional support. However, fathers have unique burdens when it comes to child support and child custody because they sometimes have to prove…
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How Can an Unmarried Father Prove Paternity to Get Custody in New York?

How Can an Unmarried Father Prove Paternity to Get Custody in New York? When a child is born to unmarried parents, there is no legal father unless paternity is established. Until that is done, the father has no legal rights or obligations concerning the child. He cannot be required to pay child support. He also…
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Fathers Have Equal Rights in Syracuse

Fathers Have Equal Rights in Syracuse If your only experience with divorce is that of your parents or a relative, it may be easy to develop some misperceptions about the process. The divorce and child custody process, after all, has changed through the years. For example, one of the biggest misconceptions is that in a…
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How Does New York Choose Who Gets Child Custody?

How Does New York Choose Who Gets Child Custody? How does New York choose who gets child custody? Child custody is an extraordinarily sensitive aspect of getting a divorce. Ultimately, New York courts want to ensure that custody and visitation arrangements are in the best interests of the child. But how does a judge decide…
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Child Custody Laws in New York

Child Custody Laws in New York Wondering about cild custody laws in New York? When divorcing parents in New York both petition for custody of their children, family law judges consider the best interests of the child before making their decision. In most cases, this is for children to maintain a close relationship with both…
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How COVID-19 Can Affect Child Custody

For many people, COVID-19 has impacted virtually every aspect of their life. For parents who share custody, it may have an impact on how often they can see their children as well. Fear and confusion may affect how parents handle shared parenting time. However, a pandemic generally should not affect whether someone gets to see…
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New York Appeals Court Denies Petition for Child Custody Modification

                    On December 11th, 2019, a New York appeals court denied a father’s petition to obtain a child custody & visitation modification. In the case of Rosenblatt v. Ritter, the New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department court ruled that he failed to provide sufficient evidence…
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New York Appeals Court Affirms Sole Custody Ruling On the Ground that Parents Cannot Effectively Communicate

On October 4th, 2019, the New York Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department denied a child custody appeal filed by a mother—thereby granting a father sole legal custody and sole physical custody of the divorced couple’s child. In the Matter of Keller v. Keller, the New York appeals court determined that the bad relationship between the…
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New York Enacts New Law Limiting Access to Child Custody for Convicted Sex Offenders

In August, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of new bills related to a number of different issues, including certain family law rights. Among other things, Governor Cuomo signed legislation that prohibits sex offenders from gaining custody rights over a child that they abused. According to reporting from the New York Daily News,…
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Key Family Law Bill Stalls in State Assembly

It now appears that Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner’s bill, which was introduced with much fanfare in January, is a long shot to reach Governor Cuomo’s desk before the legislative session ends. The Bronx Democrat’s bill would allow state family court judges to allow contact between parents who have lost their legal rights and their biological children.…
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