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Orders of Protection – Ploy or Protection?

The court system of New York issues orders of protection to limit the possibility of harmful or violent behavior by an individual toward others. The Family Court, criminal court, and Supreme Court can all issue such orders. Although orders of protection are vital tools to safeguard the well-being of individuals and families suffering domestic abuse,… Read More »

Is a Move in Your Future?

Relocating after divorce in New York The promise of new beginnings waits at the end of every divorce. Amicable or bitter, partners who split are hoping for a chance to start over, sometimes in a new relationship, sometimes in a new location. If children are involved, what can you expect if you want to relocate?… Read More »

A Help and a Hindrance: Improper Protective Orders

An order of protection is a powerful tool. Throughout New York, orders of protection help to protect individuals and their families from threats of violence, or abuse at the hands of another. Filed by a petitioner, a protective order can require the respondent to stay away from a family home or workplace, require payment of… Read More »