Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

Tag Archives: New York Law Journal

Attorney Representing Sister in Child Support Matter Arrested Following Alleged Altercation with Former Brother-In-Law

Posted in Attorney and Client, Enforcement of Support and Orders
Patrick Bisogno, an attorney representing his sister in a Staten Island Family Court child support matter, was arrested after allegedly assaulting his former brother-in-law. In reports by the New York Law Journal and the Staten Island Advance (SILive.com), Bisogno was accused of punching the father, John Libertella, of Valley Stream, in the nose. Bisogno, of … Continue Reading

Separate Property Rules Turned Upside Down

Posted in Equitable Distribution
It should have been a dead giveaway.  Court of Appeals Judge Victoria Graffeo warned us that in Fields v Fields (PDF), New York’s highest court was about to apply public policy principles to “unique facts.”  The result: a decision likely to keep Equitable Distribution litigators busy for years to come. 8 years into the Fields’ 35-year … Continue Reading