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The case is Matter of Young v Young and concerns the intersection of family and supreme court in a matrimonial proceeding. The distilled facts are these: the husband filed for divorce in Supreme Court, the wife filed for spousal support in Family Court. The marriage...
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The case is Cilento v. Cilento, and the appellate court upheld the matrimonial settlement agreement against the defendant/husband’s objection. In relevant part, the settlement agreement stipulated that the husband/father’s income was $90,000 per year, and that he would pay $4,000 per month in child support...
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The case is Matter of Annette M.-L. v William L. and the trial court’s decision to dismiss the case was reversed. The abbreviated facts: the parents had a Florida divorce order (2010) that included a provision for joint legal custody, the father consented to the...
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The decision is here. This was not, by a long shot, our first time at the appellate division. It was, however, the first case we have taken from trial through the entire briefing process and final decision. We’ve argued numerous interim applications for temporary orders...
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The case is Matter of Tanya H. v Dennis H. and the issue surrounds a mother’s petition to modify an order of visitation – which the trial court dismissed. The question concerned whether a change of circumstances was alleged sufficient to warrant a change of...
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