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  • Ruling Redefines Definition of Parenthood in New York
    Ruling Redefines Definition of Parenthood in New York

    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 ...

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  • Understanding Gray Divorce & Its Complexities
    Understanding Gray Divorce & Its Complexities

    Hollywood and family law firms across the country are abuzz right now due to the recent announcement of the Brangelina (Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt) divorce . While most people are interested to see ...

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  • Tips for Winning Your Child Custody Case
    Tips for Winning Your Child Custody Case

    If you are involved in a child custody dispute, in order to best prepare, it is important to understand how custody is decided in New York. In the past, while courts may have heavily favored a mother ...

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  • What is a Preliminary Conference in a Long Island Divorce?
    What is a Preliminary Conference in a Long Island Divorce?

    The Preliminary Conference in an action for divorce pending in the State of New York is generally the first court conference held in a contested action for divorce. The conference takes place at the ...

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  • Grandparents' Visitation Rights in New York
    Grandparents' Visitation Rights in New York

    Generally, the relationship between a grandparent and a grandchild is an important and special relationship. However, sometimes grandparents may find themselves cut off from being able to spend time ...

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