A judge is withholding child support payments from a mother and forcing her to impose discipline on her three sons because she is supporting the boys’ refusal to visit their father under the terms of an agreement between the parents. ...Read More »
On Valentine’s Day, the Court of Appeals resolved one important issue regarding “law offices” for non-resident attorneys admitted to practice in New York, but a rash of other questions — which may put out-of-state attorneys at risk for client complications ...
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Acting state Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Dollinger has decided that a well-educated but unemployed man facing jail time for contempt in a child custody case does not qualify for an appointed counsel because he has the potential to earn ...Read More »
While state Supreme Court Justice Richard Dollinger is requiring a defendant, in one case, to prove that he qualifies for an appointed attorney at no cost, the Fourth Department found that the same man qualifies for an appointed counsel in ...Read More »
Access to justice for low-income individuals is a troubling topic, and there is no Gideon on the civil side of the justice system to ensure representation as Gideon v. Wainright, 372 US 335 (1963) does for criminal defendants. The ...Read More »