Monthly Archives: December 2016

Relocating After a Syracuse Divorce

New York’s laws regarding a custodial parent’s ability to relocate with his or her child are very strict. This is in large part due to concern that relocation will significantly limit a non-custodial parent’s rightful access to his or her child. For this reason, courts carefully analyze these issues on a case by case basis before…
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Determining Who is a Child’s Primary Caretaker

In New York, couples going through a divorce can seek shared physical and legal custody of a child. Unfortunately, many parents are unable to come to an agreement regarding custody and visitation, as a result of which, a court is forced to step in and award primary physical custody to one of the parties. In…
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New York Court’s Ruling Amends Definition of Parenthood

A few months ago, the New York State Court of Appeals issued a groundbreaking opinion regarding the definition of parenthood. The court’s ruling will have important consequences for parental rights regarding custody and visitation, so if you are thinking about divorcing or separating from your partner, it is important to obtain the advice of an experienced…
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