Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

Tag Archives: Visitation

Child Support and the Parent Deprived of Visitation

Posted in Child Support (C.S.S.A.)
May the non-custodial parent deprived of seeing a child terminate his or her child support obligation? According to two March 16, 2016 decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, the result may turn on both who is to blame and how old is the child. In Brinskelle v. Widman, and in response to his ex-wife’s post-divorce… Continue Reading

Appellate Reversals of Custody Decisions

Posted in Custody and Visitation
Two of three November 5, 2014 custody decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, reversed Family Court determinations. In the only affirmance in Mondschein v. Mondschein, the Second Department upheld the order of Westchester County Family Court Judge David Klein which, after a hearing, granted a father’s petition to modify the custody provisions of the parties’ divorce… Continue Reading

Using Parenting-Time Calendars Will Avoid Years of Visitation Disputes

Posted in Agreements and Stipulations, Custody and Visitation, Settlement
Howard v. Laird, a recent decision of New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department, highlights the usefulness of a parenting-time calendar when entering a divorce settlement. In Howard, the appellate court had occasion to reverse an initial post-divorce Supreme Court decision in a visitation dispute, and to send the case back to the lower court for still further… Continue Reading