New York, Measles, and Custody

There are over 465 measles cases this year and climbing. That’s a lot given that we eliminated measles in our country in 2000. New York City has declared a public health emergency ordering mandatory vaccinations. If you don’t vaccinate, will the measles spread to your...

Brazilian Child Support Fraud

Who pays child support when the two potential fathers are identical twins? With the wisdom of Solomon, a judge recently made a quick decision to avoid a child support fraud case. Girl from Ipanema A judge in Brazil was stumped. He had ordered a pair of identical twins...

Divorce or Annul in Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas is front page news if you’re actor Nicolas Cage. Four days after the ‘Family Man’ married Erika Koike, he was no longer ‘Moonstruck’. The ‘Wild at Heart’ husband was in court trying to undo his four-day marriage. Does he divorce or annul? Face...

Which is the Happiest City to Work In?

OK, the category “happiest city to work” may be an oxymoron. Still, Forbes has published a report detailing which cities have the happiest employees, and which have them singing the geographical blues. (That’s from the article) The winning city is...

Inns of Court Award

It is with tremendous pride that I get to announce our Inn of Court, the First Family Law American Inn of Court, was awarded Silver Level Status in the American Inns of Court Achieving Excellence Program for the 2016-2017 Inn year. The First Family Law American Inn of...

Hurricane Irma

We are continuing to follow weather reports. As you have already seen, this is peak Atlantic hurricane season, with a very powerful hurricane off our shores. Everyone is encouraged to take all possible precautions. Our offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday,...