Practice Area: Family Law
In February 2022, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section participated in a law student roundtable discussion that provided current law students with a better understanding on the experiences, rewards, and challenges practicing attorneys have faced in General Practice while offering insight on the various career opportunities available.
There has been a palpable movement in the courts and in the Legislature to expand damages in cases of emotional pain and anguish and wrongful death.
Karen Crandall of Schenectady, attorney for children, and Sullivan County Family Court Judge Mark Meddaugh are the winners of the Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare.
Come December 2021, those seeking to legally change their name and gender designation will no longer be subject to an antiquated requirement that has left many individuals reluctant to come forward for fear of inviting public ridicule, scorn and even physical violence.
Question: How many parents can one child have? Currently, the answer depends on where in New York your family is being created.
For many families experiencing fertility struggles and/or LGBTQ families, gestational surrogacy is an important family building option. For some, it is the only option for conceiving a child that is biologically related to them. However, gestational surrogacy in New York has had a complicated and tumultuous history.