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May 13, 2020 Decisions

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Supreme Court properly awarded mother sole custody and five year stay away order of protection against father Goikhman v. Biton, 2018-10220; 2018-13511 Following a domestic incident in January 2015, the mother commenced an action for divorce and ancillary relief. The mother was awarded a temporary order of protection against the…

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April 29, 2020 Decisions

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Supreme Court properly awarded plaintiff 95% of equity in the marital residence where defendant was under house arrest or imprisoned from time of purchase until commencement of divorce Jones v. Jones, 2017-08387 The parties in this case were married in 1990 and have one emancipated child. While the marital residence…

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January 15, 2020 Decisions

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Unequal division of assets not supported by the record, Maintenance vacated on newly discovered evidence of $800,000 error in retirement asset value Achuthan v. Achuthan, 2016-12655; 2018-05634 The plaintiff appealed from a judgment of divorce of the Supreme Court, Suffolk County (Reilly, J.), dated October 21, 2016 which, inter alia,…

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January 8, 2020 Decisions

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Father Barred from Equitable Estoppel Defense to Paternity of 17 Year Old Matter of R.-D. (Anonymous) v. P. (Anonymous), 2018-13792, 2018-13793 The Family Court dismissed the mother’s petition for paternity and application for a genetic marker test on the grounds of equitable estoppel. The mother appealed, and the Second Department…

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