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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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When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment within the Meaning of Family Court Act §1012(f)(i)

When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment within the Meaning of Family Court Act §1012(f)(i)

By Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. Introduction In the child protective part of New York Family Court, jurists face dueling responsibilities when called upon to determine whether domestic violence constitutes child neglect.[1] First, the Family Court must execute the purposes of N.Y. Family Court Act (FCA) Article…

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