Blog Posts in October, 2016

  • Ruling Redefines Definition of Parenthood in New York

    || 12-Oct-2016

    The definition of parenthood in New York has been expanded to honor the rights of non-biological, non-adoptive second parents in non-traditional families. In a landmark ruling, the New York State Court of Appeals has declared that a caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still petition for custody and visitation rights. The ruling comes from a dispute between a ...
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