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Grandparents Rights in New York Law

The breakup of a family by death, divorce or desertion can have a very negative impact on the children. Sometimes the children are used as pawns and the parents having control will show their hostility by depriving the other parent and his or her parents of contact with the grandchildren. Since this hurts not only… Read more>>

New Access To Orders of Protection by Cohabiting And Dating Partners

In 2008, The New York legislature amended Section 812 of the Family Court Act to include classes of persons previously excluded from its protection. For the past 10 years or so, the family court and criminal court have enjoyed concurrent jurisdiction over proceedings concerning acts which the penal law identifies as disorderly conduct, harassment in… Read more>>

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