• In the Matter of Lacee L., &c. Stephanie L., Appellant; Administration for Children's Services, Respondent, Dekodia L., Respondent.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Court of Appeals, New York State
    Judge: Associate Judge Rowan Wilson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Alan E. Schoenfeld, for appellant.
    for defendant: Scott Shorr, for respondent

    Case Number: No. 95

    Matter of Lacee L.

  • Matter of C.F. v. A.S.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Family Court, New York
    Judge: Judge Aija Tingling
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner: Rachel Seger Cobos, Esq., Bronx, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Ethan Steward, Esq., Bronx, New York.; For The Subject Child: Ramonita Cordero, Esq., Bronx, New York.

    Case Number: V-13797-12/16A

    Mother Granted Petition to Relocate With Child as In Child's Best Interests

  • MF v. SF

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Suffolk
    Judge: Justice Carol Mackenzie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Goodman Jurist & Pandolfo, LLP, Garden City, NY
    for defendant: Attorney for Defendant: Maria Schwartz, P.C., Garden City, NY

    Case Number: 01147-2016

    Wife Cannot be Held Liable for Possible Debt in Action From Husband's Alleged Malpractice

  • Matter of Johanna W. v. Naiyah W.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-24
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Family Court, Kings
    Judge: Judge Jacqueline Deane
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Administration for Children's Services: Danyelle Shapiro, Esq., Family Court Legal Services, Brooklyn, New York
    for defendant: Family Defense Practice: Elizabeth Ling, Esq., Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn, New York; Juvenile Rights Practice: Katherine Sexton, Esq., Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn, New York

    Case Number:

    Parent's Psychiatric Diagnosis Insufficient to Establish Neglect Per Se; Judgment Granted

  • BC v. AV

    Publication Date: 2018-09-07
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Family Court, Nassau
    Judge: Judge Linda Mejias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for the Petitioner: Ngozi Asonye, Esq.;
    for defendant: Attorney(s) for the Respondent: by Tanya Mir, Esq.; the Nassau County Legal Aid Society; Attorney for the Children: Edward Emanuele, Esq.

    Case Number:

    Grandmother Denied Visitation With Grandchildren as In Their Best Interest

  • R.I. v. T.I.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-30
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Kings County
    Judge: Justice Jeffrey Sunshine
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for Plaintiff: Elliot Green, Esq.1, Brooklyn, New York
    for defendant: Attorney for Defendant: David Seidemann, Esq., Brooklyn, New York

    Case Number:

    Maintenance Obligation Lasts Until 24 Months After Barriers' Removal to Wife's Remarriage

  • L.F.M. v. S.R.M.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-24
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Nassau
    Judge: Justice Jeffrey Goodstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiff (Wife) attorney: Maxine Last, Esq.;
    for defendant: Defendant (Husband) attorney: Yonatan Levoritz, Esq.

    Case Number:

    Wife Denied Reargument on Post-Commencement Issue of Visitation With Emotional Support Dog

  • Matter of Barbara T. v. Acquinetta M.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-23
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Ellen Gesmer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Janet Neustaetter and Dawn Post of counsel, Karen P. Simmons, the Children's Law Center, Brooklyn
    for defendant: For Commissioner of Social Services, respondent: Jane L. Gordon and Devin Slack of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York ; For Acquinetta M., respondent: Sahar Shams of counsel, Boom Health Legal Services, Bronx ; For Lawyers for Children, amicus curiae: Betsy Kramer of counsel, Karen Freedman, Lawyers For Children, Inc., New York ; For Covenant House New York, amicus curiae: Nancy Downing, New York

    Case Number: 7055

    Errors Noted in Ruling Over Child's Support, Adoption Subsidy's Receipt

  • T.K. v. D.K.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-17
    Practice Area: Family Law | Fee Disputes
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Nassau
    Judge: Justice Edmund Dane
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for the plaintiff is Edwards & Rockmore, P.C.;
    for defendant: Attorney for the Defendant is Nancy Sherman, Esq.; AFC for Daughter Is Brynde Berkowitz, Esq.; AFC for Son is Mark Green, Esq.

    Case Number: 202042-2011

    Father Found in Contempt for Failing to Pay Attorney for Child's Court-Ordered Fees

  • Matter of FM v. WB

    Publication Date: 2018-08-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Family Court, Otsego
    Judge: Judge Brian Burns
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent/Movant; Dennis B. Laughlin, Esq., Susan M. Lettis, Esq., Otsego County
    for defendant: Attorney's Office for Presentment Agency; Jhilmil Ghaleb, Esq., Otsego County Public Defender's Office for Interested Party; For Respondent; Anita Ribeiro-Ebosele, Esq., Lasmny ; Attorney for Children: Larisa Obolensky, Esq.

    Case Number: 10212/10206

    Court Finds No Basis to, Denies Severing Family Offense, Neglect Petitions Against Father