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Stereotypes and Prejudices which Shaped Custody Determinations are Demonstrably False

Posted in Custody and Visitation, Evidence
The November/December issue of Scientific American Mind magazine presents the article, What Makes a Good Parent? A growing body of research conducted over the past 50 years shows fairly clearly that some parenting practices produce better relationships between parent and child and happier, healthier, better functioning children. A new study by the article’s author, Robert … Continue Reading

What Exactly is an “Order of Preclusion?”

Posted in Discovery, Evidence
If a spouse wilfully fails to provide financial information during the discovery phase of a divorce action, one remedy may be an order of preclusion under C.P.L.R. §3126.  Thus, an August, 2010 decision of the Appellate Division, Second Department, in Raville v. Elnomany, affirmed the preclusion of the husband “from offering financial evidence at the … Continue Reading