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In a family law case of first impression for the Appellate Division, First Department, the court expressly disagrees with the both the Second Department and interstate regulations to find that an interstate compact for child placement—and the delay and uncertainty it creates—cannot be used to block out-of-state parents from promptly taking custody of their own needy child.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney in Manhattan. Contact Jason at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter: @JasonBarrGrant

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