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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dis Is We Thing, Inc. Might (or Might Not) Be Liable For Assault, But Definitely Guilty of the Most Atrociously Bad Corporate Name in History of Universe

New York's Appellate Division for the Second Department is, in all likelihood, the busiest appellate court in the United States.  The justices of the Second Department hear appeals from trial courts in 11 different counties, ranging from rural Dutchess and Putnam Counties to urban Brooklyn and Queens. The Second Department's decisions offer a kaleidescopic view of not only the law, b ... Read more »

Court Imposes Ultimate New York Child Support Enforcement Remedy: Prison

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A New York parent who fails to pay his or her child support obligations faces a long list of potential penalties, including forfeiture of their driver's license and passport.  In truly egregious cases, courts can sentence non-compliant child support obligors to jail.  This is precisely what happened to the obligor-father in the case Longman vs. Longman. Last week, the Appellate Division for the Second Department upheld a trial court... Read more »