Linda R. vs Ari Z., 71 AD3d 465 (1st Dept 2010) Custody - supervised visitation - unlawful delegation judicial authority to PhD
State ex rel. Barbara D. v. Francis D., 58 AD 3d, 436 (1st Dep’t 2009), 3:2 Supervised Visitation change of circumstances to modify.
Naomi C. vs Russell A., 18AD3d 213 (1st Dept 2008) Custody Modification - Proper role of child’s attorney under new rules. Child Custody Modification, Justice Lippman found Trial Court's improper questioning of the Attorney for the Child violated new Law Guardian Rules 22 NYCRR § 7.2[b]) ethical rules prohibiting "..becoming a witness in the litigation" News -NYLJ. Article
Barbara E v. John E., 44 AD3d 426 (1st Dep’t 2007). Reverse Domestic Violence remedy to impose exclusion order
Brice v. Brice, 16 AD3d 259 (1st Dept 2005) Divorce Rare interim modification of pendente lite support
Frost v. Goldberg, 31 A.D.3d 374 (2nd Dept) Reverse allocation of law guardian fee
Frost v. Goldberg, 13 A.D.3d 409 (2nd Dept). Reverse attorney fees award
Grant v. Grant, 265 A.D.2d 19 (1st Dept). Exception allowing cancel child support arrears.
Singer v. Peters, 284 A.D.2d (1st Dep’t 2001) Reverse contempt, modify pendente lite support.
Matter of Patrick L., 179 A.D.2d 220 (1st Dep’t) Reverse Termination Parental Rights SSL384-b
Matter of Shakiba, 181 A.D.2d 138 (1st Dept) 2 states competing for jurisdiction over custody where child lost in foster care resulted in City of New York losing jurisdiction to foreign state.
Hill v City of New York, 45 F3d 653 deny prosecutorial immunity 42 USC 1983 cited more than 150 times in federal courts. News articles violations of family rights regarding videotaped evidence of child sexual abuse brought against City of New York and Manhattan District Attorney. New York Newsday news article, 12/8/93, Judge Sprizzo grants plaintiff’s right to sue Manhattan District Attorney. New York Law Journal front page article on Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision removing Manhattan District Attorney absolute liability. National Lawyers Guild, Feb. 1995, news article.
Vega v. Fox, 2006 U.S. Dist LEXIS 6747, 05 Civ. 2286 (SAS) S.D. N.Y. 2/21/06 found federal claim valid in 18 to 21 year old foster care setting injury.