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Tag Archives: Child Custody

Man with Asperger’s gets sole child custody

A Central New York man with Asperger’s syndrome has sole legal and physical custody of his 3-year-old son, over the objections of the boy’s mother, granted in a unique Onondaga County Family Court decision published this week. In reaching his ...

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Fourth Department – Child Custody: Matter of Lacey-Sophia T.-R.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Child Custody – Neglect – Leaving Child with Appropriate Caregivers   Matter of Lacey-Sophia T.-R. CAF 13-01836 Appealed from Supreme Court, Jefferson County   Background: The respondent mother appealed arguing that the petitioner father failed ...

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Decision of Interest: Supreme Court, Monroe County — Same Sex Marriage — Child Custody: Wendy G-M v. Erin G-M

Supreme Court, Monroe County Same Sex Marriage — Child Custody Artificial Insemination — Non-Biological Parent Wendy G-M v. Erin G-M 13-13669 Judge Dollinger Background: At issue in the underlying divorce action, the court was required to determine whether a parent ...

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Fourth Department — Child Custody: Matter of Lebraun H.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Child Custody Neglect — Sex Abuse Allegations — Evidence of Sexual Abuse Matter of Lebraun H. CAF 11-02392 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The petitioner Department of Social Services commenced an Article 10 proceeding ...

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Fourth Department — Child Custody: Ragin v. Dorsey

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Custody Change in Circumstances — Transfer to Closer Correctional Facility Ragin v. Dorsey CAF 12-00010 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The father appealed from an order dismissing his petition to modify a prior consent ...

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Second Circuit — Child Custody: Asuncion Mota v. Rivera Castillo

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Child Custody International Child Abduction Remedies Act Asuncion Mota v. Rivera Castillo 12-180-cv Judges Hall, Carney and Berman Background: The defendant appealed from the grant of plaintiff’s petition for the return of ...

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Child Custody: Factors

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Custody Factors  CAF 09-01809 Appealed from Oneida County Family Court Background: In a custody proceeding, the judge granted custody to the mother with visitation to the mother. On appeal, the mother contended that the judge ...

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