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Sometimes the Law Can Make You Sick!

Sometimes the Law Can Make You Sick!

  •   April 10, 2012
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

04/10/2012 Sometimes the law can make you sick! Under current New York Law, persons with no biological or adoptive relationship with a child have no “standing” to assert child custody and visitation... Read More

Stereotypes Only Go So Far

  •   April 10, 2012
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

We all should eschew cultural stereotypes, especially if we might be inclined to make important life decisions based thereon. That is what a father and a New York Family Court referee recently learned in Manhattan. The father, who lived in Manhattan, had responded to...

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Sometimes It’s Best to Leave Well Enough Alone

  •   April 10, 2012
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

In a 2007 Rockland County Family Court case, Mom and Dad agreed that they would have joint decision making (legal custody) of their minor child and that the child would primarily live with their mother. Now, the mother files a petition seeking permission to relocate...

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Charlie Sheen Loses Custody of His Twin Boys

  •   March 5, 2011
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

The Charlie Sheen soap opera continues to unfold. Last night, as the troubled actor was putting his two-year-old twin boys to bed, police showed up to remove child custody for his twins. “Wild Thing’s” soon-to-be ex-wife, Brook Mueller, convinced a...

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Baby on Board

  •   February 10, 2011
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

We all have to be somewhere. And in law, a person’s residence often determines which court has jurisdiction over that person’s day-to-day life and personal affairs. But what about a pregnant, married woman who unilaterally moves out of state and gives...

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Jailbirds Still Have Parental Obligations

  •   July 22, 2010
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Child Custody

Judge Lee Elkins of The Kings County Family Court has ruled that parents with jail sentences aren’t automatically negligent. Hanna Muhammad and Al Graham were arrested in 2006 for committing an armed robbery together. Their newborn, Alicia, was placed in foster...

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