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Clifford Petroske

Mcdonalds Dad The Role Of Forensic Psychology In New York Custody Litigation

By | child custody, divorce, forensic psychology, Insights & News

The thousands of comments to the recent report of attorney David Schorr’s defamation suit filed against court psychologist Marilyn Schiller are mostly incredulous, along the lines of how can a father be penalized for what most agreed is good parenting.  Schiller had recommended that Schorr’s visitation be curtailed when he refused to…

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Recoupment Revisited

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Everyone loves a surprise ending, right? Maybe. Just don’t ask the spouse who owned a home prior to marriage, and expected she would be able to keep the home as her separate property in the divorce, only to find out that her husband has an interest in the value of…

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Separate (But Different) Property

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The idea that there must be legal distinctions for practical differences has always carried with it a related, if somewhat less popular idea — where there are no practical differences, there should be no legal distinction. And yet legal distinctions abound when it comes to the treatment in a divorce…

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