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

    FALL/winter 2015


    What a Difference a Year Makes: Changes to the Spousal Support Law and the End of O’Brien
    By Lee Rosenberg

    Policy and Practice Considerations in the Legal System for Reducing Stress and Anxiety in the Separation and Divorce Process
    (Roger Pierangelo and George Giuliani)

    Joint Legal and Residential Custody—A Win-Win-Win
    (Marie F. McCormack)

    Sticks and Stones and Names All Hurt: Does Domestic Abuse Rise to the Level of Marital Fault so as to Satisfy the “Egregious” and “Shock the Conscience” Standard?
    (Esther M. Schonfeld)

    Good to Go (and Return!)—Part 3: Planning and Prevention
    (Mark E. Sullivan)

    Separated, but Not Divorced: The Long-Term Care Planning Implications
    (Anthony J. Enea)

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