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Family Law

TweetThrough modern reproductive technology, a woman can carry a baby for nine months, but not be the child’s mother. Similarly, a man can provide the genetic material to create a child with no intention of becoming a father. However, while science has dramatically changed how people become parents, laws regarding parental rights have failed to […]

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TweetA recent decision by a New York Appellate Court could have a dramatic impact on how prenuptial agreements are enforced. In a rare turn of events, the court threw out the agreement based solely on a subsequent oral promise. The divorce law decision is groundbreaking because courts generally view prenups as etched in stone, even […]

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TweetWhat factors should a court consider when the all too often issue arises where one parent wants to move the children to a different state over the other parent’s objections?  The New York Supreme Court recently wrestled with this thorny issue in the case Byron v Davis,  2008/9023, 2012 NY Slip Op 22240 (8/28/12 N.Y. Sup. Ct., Monroe […]

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