Family Law Review

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    The Family Law Review features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of family law on various topics including divorce, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements, child custody and adoption. Also featured are Selected Cases and Recent Legislation, Decisions, and Trends. Edited by Lee Rosenberg, Esq., the Family Law Review is published by the Family Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Family Law Review is published as a benefit for members of the Family Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission. © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 0149-1431 (print) ISSN 1933-8430 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    SPRING 2015


    The Complaint Department: The Effects of Voluntary Discontinuance Under CPLR 3217(a)(1) and the Need for Change
    (Lee Rosenberg)

    Domestic Abuse in Custody Cases: Do Courts Really Care Enough?
    (Esther M. Schonfeld)

    Client-Directed Representation Makes Good Sense
    (Patricia Miller Latzman)

    The First Department Decision in Anonymous v. Anonymous—A Further Erosion of the Prenuptial Counsel Fee Waiver?
    (Glenn S. Koopersmith)

    Post-No-Fault Maintenance Awards: Will Predictability of Results Trump Equity?
    (Nancy E. Gianakos)

    What Is a Matrimonial Lawyer?
    (Robert Z. Dobrish)

    Good to Go (and Return!)—Part 1: Unraveling the Rules
    (Mark E. Sullivan)

    Recent Legislation, Decisions and Trends in Matrimonial Law
    (Wendy B. Samuelson)