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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Parent’s Willingness to Encourage and Facilitate Relationship Between Child and Other Parent is a Significant Factor in Custody Determination

Marc A. Rapaport In New York, the adjudication of custody disputes often entails a years-long process involving multiple court appearances, appointment of attorneys to represent the subject children, and temporary orders. In many cases, the behavior the parties while the custody case is pending provides valuable information to the court about which parent is better suited to serve as the custodial parent. One factor that courts consider... Read more »