Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • What Does the Court Look at When Determining Custody?

    || 31-Jul-2015

    In New York State, there are a number of different factors that will contribute to the outcome of a child custody ruling. First and foremost, however, the presiding judge will be expected to make a decision that is aligned with the best interests of the child—rather than those of the parents. So what exactly does this mean? While most people are familiar with the phrase, "best interests ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    || 13-Jul-2015

    In a 5 to 4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage legalization nationwide on June 26 th, 2015. The ruling immediately shot sparks of controversy all across the nation, as only an estimated 60% of Americans had previously been in favor of allowing same-sex marriage to be recognized by government bodies. While some people cite marriage as a form of happiness ...
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