Let’s face it. Not every divorce judge is a Divorce Saloon Titan. I think under certain rarefied circumstances either one or both of those options – fire or remove – is possible. But it is extremely rare to get a judge removed. You can get a judge fired if you can show gross misconduct. For […]
DIVORCE-CUSTODY TIPS FOR PARENTS Divorce/custody tips:After a divorce has been filed, one of the first questions divorcing couples have is, how to win custody of the kids? How do you win custody? Good question. Parents often seek the advice of a divorce lawyer on the issue of winning the custody battle even before they begin […]
Is Manhattan the divorce capital of New York State? Yes, if you believe judge Matthew Cooper and he thinks the legislature is to blame. According to Judge Cooper, New York County Supreme Court gets the highest number of divorce filings each year, even though Manhattan, which is the borough serviced by NY Supreme, is one of […]
But is it possible to seal a divorce case? Yes, normally to get a file sealed one has to proceed by motion or order to show cause. It is in the judge’s discretion however whether to grant the motion or not. But you can always appeal the judge by going to the Appellate Division and getting a stay pending the outcome.
HOW TO RE-OPEN A DIVORCE CASE AND SET ASIDE A DIVORCE JUDGMENT Usually, after a judge signs a divorce judgment, it’s res judicata and you can’t go back and mess with stuff. But with divorce and family law cases, nothing is every really res judicata (especially support and alimony matters). That is why the judgment […]
Lawyer to Lawyer Janice and Ira Schacter are New York divorce lawyers, ostensibly, but it is the husband who made the big bucks. Mr Schacter was is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He was making big bucks until his estranged wife, apparently bitter about their divorce, started posting negative comments about him on a popular but […]