Tag Archives: Family Court

Family Court judge allows email notice of petition seeking termination of parental rights for first time in New York

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In what apparently is the first such decision in New York state, an Onondaga County Family Court Judge has granted a request for email service of a petition seeking termination of parental rights. “It’s a further expansion of email service ...

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In the Matter of J.T.

Matter of J.T., Onondaga County Family Court, Michael L. Hanuszczak, Judge, September 2, 2016, Docket B-XXXX-16 Appearances by counsel: Maggie Seikaly, Esq. for the Onondaga County Department of Children and Family Services, Karen J. Docter, Esq. of Fayetteville, New York ...

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Judicial candidates lining up for state and local races

Monroe County GOP officials unveil some of their judicial candidates. From left, Charles A. Schiano Jr., Sam L. Valleriani, Monroe County Republican Chairman Bill Reilich, and Stacey M. Romeo. Reilich endorsed these three candidatyes, but others could still come forward to seek the party’s endorsement, Reilich said. (Bennett Loudon)

Election Day is about 11 months away, but state and local judicial candidates are already lining up for a place on the ballot. Two Democrats — Matthew Nafus and Melissa Barrett — have announced their intentions to run for Monroe County ...

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Fouth Department – Family Court: Matter of Tyler W.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Family Court – Dispositional Hearing – Adjournment – Good Cause   Matter of Tyler W. CAF 13-00754 Appealed from Family Court, Chautauqua County   Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order finding that she neglected ...

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Family Court attorney being recognized

Adele Fine will be recognized by colleagues Saturday when she is honored with the Award for Excellence in Indigent Adult Representation in Family Court, which will be presented at the 2014 Defense Community Dinner at Rochester Institute of Technology. Photo: Denise M. Champagne

Adele Fine has been looking out for the underdog since she was still a mere a pup herself. Long before she represented indigent adults in Monroe County Family Court, she was volunteering to help children with special needs. Fine grew ...

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