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Matrimonial Matters: Fourth Department addresses AFC responsibilities

In a parental neglect matter, the Fourth Department Appellate Court reviewed the responsibilities of an Attorney for the Children (AFC). Matter of Brian S. (Tanya S.), 141 AD3d 1145, 34 NYS3d 851 (4th Dept., 2016). The appeal was taken from ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: Matter of Jesus M.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Mental Disorder — Stable Housing Matter of Jesus M. CAF 12-02048 Appealed from Family Court, Oneida County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order that determined that she neglected her child. The determination ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: Matter of Burke H.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Child Neglect Derivative Neglect — Psychologist’s Testimony Matter of Burke H. CAF 12-01943 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order finding that she neglected the subject child. Ruling: The ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: Matter of Amodea D.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Domestic Violence Matter of Amodea D. CAF 12-01175 Appealed from Family Court, Genesee County Background: The respondent father appealed from an order determining that he neglected his children. The father argued that there was ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: Matter of James D.D.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Spouse’s Alcohol Abuse — Parent’s Failure to Acknowledge Abuse Matter of James D.D. CAF 12-00713 Appealed from Family Court, Yates County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order that determined that she neglected ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: Matter of Gabriella G.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Educational Neglect Matter of Gabriella G. CAF 12-00078 Appealed from Family Court, Onondaga County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order that found her two children were neglected based on her failure to ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: In the Matter of Brandon B.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Ineffective Assistance of Counsel In the Matter of Brandon B. CAF 10-02071 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The respondent father appealed from an order terminating his parental rights based on a finding ...

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Fourth Department — Child Neglect: In the Matter of Makayla LP

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Child Neglect Sex Offender Registration In the Matter of Makayla LP CAF 11-00689 Appealed from Family Court, Steuben County Background: The respondent father appealed from an order adjudging the he neglected his child. The father had ...

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