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JUNE 8, 2022 DECISIONS

Matter of Thomas v. Mobley, 2020-06449 In 2015, the parties agreed to an Order which awarded them joint custody of their child, with residential custody to the mother, and parenting time to the father, and a restriction that neither party may relocate the child...

JUNE 1, 2022 DECISIONS

Matter of Soumare v. White, 2021-03369 The father petitioned to enforce a Family Court order of parental access, asserting that the mother was violating the order.  The petition alleged that on a recent Sunday, when the father arrived 10 minutes late to pick up the...

MAY 25, 2022 DECISIONS

Gluck v. Gluck, 2020-01458 In an action for divorce, the parties entered into a Stipulation of Settlement wherein they agreed to divide the defendant’s pension.  The defendant’s entire career with the NYPD occurred during the marriage, but his pension included a...

APRIL 27, 2022 DECISIONS

Shvalb v. Rubinshtein, 2019-05937 A trial was held in a divorce case on the issues of equitable distribution, child support, and counsel fees.  The lower court properly determined that the marital residence in Staten Island was the defendant’s separate property...

APRIL 20, 2022 DECISIONS

Matter of Trejo v. Pavon, 2018-08382 The mother and father each petitioned for sole legal and residential custody of their child.  Following a hearing that commenced in 2016 and continued until 2018, the Family Court denied the mother’s petition, granted the father’s...

APRIL 13, 2022 DECISIONS

Matter of Fitzsimmons v. Fitzsimmons, 2019-07672 The Family Court determined that it was in the best interests of the children for the mother to have sole residential custody.  However, the attorneys for the children, in their briefs submitted to the Second...