Monthly Archives: September 2019

New York Enacts New Law Limiting Access to Child Custody for Convicted Sex Offenders

In August, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of new bills related to a number of different issues, including certain family law rights. Among other things, Governor Cuomo signed legislation that prohibits sex offenders from gaining custody rights over a child that they abused. According to reporting from the New York Daily News,…
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New York Appeals Court Modifies Divorce Judgement On Grounds that Unprofitable Business Partnership Cannot Be Easily Divided

On August 22nd, 2019, the New York Appellate Division, Fourth Department released a decision in the case of Barrett v Barrett — a matrimonial action that involved a spouse seeking a modification of a divorce judgement on the grounds that the initial ruling was unjust and ineffective.  A Lower Court Ordered the Sale of a…
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