Monthly archive for May2014

In a divorce matter where the marital residence is at issue…

In a divorce matter where the marital residence is at issue…

In a divorce matter where the marital residence is at issue, the Court should give the parties the option of retaining exclusive occupancy of the residence upon payment of the marital debts, within a reasonable amount of time,” says attorney Joseph H. Nivin. SUPREME COURT…

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Joseph H. Nivin’s success in this case shows it’s not impossible to overturn a trial court’s factual determinations!

Joseph H. Nivin’s success in this case shows it’s not impossible to overturn a trial court’s factual determinations!

2.28.14 Joseph H. Nivin, Jamaica, N.Y., for appellant. In a proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act article 6 for the appointment of Gardeep S. as guardian of the child Kamaljit S., Kamaljit S. appeals from an order of the Family Court, Queens County (Pach, J.H.O),…

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The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation

The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation

By Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. I. Introduction In child custody proceedings, New York courts are charged with making critical, and emotional, choices about children’s lives. These choices include where a child will live, who will make decisions about a child’s medical and academic needs, and…

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