Have men's rights in Family Courts become a civil rights matter? Do men need to band together to protect their rights that are being abused in Family Courts? Is there an inherent bias against men in the Family Courts? Do Family Courts make presumptions that have a negative effect on men's rights? Women as Nurturers Prior to 1989, there … [Read more...]
Joint Custody Modified, Father Given Temporary Custody of Both Children
Justice Connelly, sitting in the Supreme Court of Westchester County, modified a joint custody order and gave the father sole temporary custody of both of his children. The parties had entered into a stipulation of settlement wherein each of them would have joint custody. The children would reside with the mother and the father would have regular … [Read more...]
Paternity by Estoppel: Can This Really Happen?
Paternity by Estoppel is a legal doctrine that is now accepted by the New York State Court of Appeals. This doctrine holds that a man can be required to pay child support for a child if it is proven beyond any doubt that he is NOT the biological father of this child. In the matter of Shondel v. Mark D., the New York State Court of Appeals held … [Read more...]