Tag Archives: family law issues

Same-Sex Marriage Bans Overturned in Pennsylvania and Oregon

Two more states have joined others, including New York, in legalizing same-sex marriage. Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned portions of the Defense of Marriage Act, several states have legalized same-sex marriage or chosen not to oppose court decisions that authorize marriage between two persons of the same gender. In May, Pennsylvania and Oregon followed… Read More »

Court Upholds Oral Agreement between Unmarried Partners

It is common story. Two people in a relationship each enjoy a career, and the attendant earnings and benefits, until children are born. One partner quits work to care for the children and home on the understanding that the income and benefits of the working partner will be shared. If the couple is married, state… Read More »

Family Law Issues: A Top Five List

Family law addresses the business of relationships—of the sometimes-hard endings needed to win new beginnings. Even as laws change and the economy falters, issues such as child custody[H1], divorce, and relocation continue to affect real people like you every day. We have the largest family law practice on Long Island. We work daily to hammer… Read More »