Family Law Section

  • Family Law Section
    The purpose of this Section shall be to bring together, for the furtherance of their mutual interests, and the public interest, members of the New York State Bar Association who are concerned about matrimonial and family law.
  • Upcoming Events
    • Divorce Anniversaries 2014 Multiple dates and locations

      NYSBA CLE Divorce Anniversaries 2014 4.5 TOTAL CREDITS 1.5 Skills 3.0 Professional Practice and or Practice Management Click on the program date and location below for more information and to register, or call 1 800 582 2452 October 17 Syracuse

    • January 29, 2015 Annual Meeting: Save the Date!

      The New York State Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place January 26-31, 2015:

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
      New York City

      The Family Law Section will meet on Thursday, January 29.

      Save the date!

  • Join The Section

    Why Join the NYSBA Family Law Section?

    Be a part of this Section and become a well-informed advocate for the myriad of issues affecting families today. The Section publishes the must-read Family Law Review. Enjoy online access to the Family Law Internet Sampler which encourages Section members to use technology to its greatest advantage. The Section's ever-popular annual summer meeting has become a hot spot for Section networking. Achieve professional recognition through exclusive committee involvement like Family Court and Child Custody, and Special Committees including Legal Representation of Children and Long-Range Planning.

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  • Family Law Review

    Family Law Review

    VIEW THE LATEST FAMILY LAW REVIEW

    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 Elliot D. Samuelson, Esq., the Family Law Review is published by the Family Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Family Law Section

    Status of Pending Legislation