Anthony Gerard Buono’s Guides

Anthony Gerard Buono

Valatie Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 10
  1. RELOCATION OF A CUSTODIAL PARENT: PART 4

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 10 months ago.

    The fourth part of a guide on relocation.

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  2. New York Law: Relocation of a Custodial Parent: Part 3

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 11 months ago.

    In evaluating a custodial parent's request for permission to relocate with a minor a court must determine if such a move would be in a child's best interests using the factors set forth in Tropea v. Tropea. As discussed previously, the impact of the move on quantity and quality o...

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  3. New York Law: Relocation of a Custodial Parent: Part 2

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 11 months ago.

    A custodial parent seeking a court's permission to relocate with a minor child bears the burden of establishing by a preponderance of the evidence that the move would be in the child's best interests. The factors by which a court should determine if such a move would be in a chil...

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  4. New York Law: Relocation of a Custodial Parent: Part 1

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 11 months ago.

    A custodial parent seeking a court's permission to relocate with a minor child bears the burden of establishing by a preponderance of the evidence that the move would be in the child's best interests. This rule was articulated by the New York Court of Appeals in 1996 in the landm...

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  5. NEW YORK EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION FACTORS

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 11 months ago.

    In New York State, marital property is subject to equitable distribution in a divorce action. The "equitable" distribution of marital property is determined by the set of fourteen factors that are listed in the Domestic Relations Law. These factors examine the "economic partnersh...

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  6. NEW YORK DIVORCE:MARITAL FAULT IS NOT A FACTOR IN EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 11 months ago.

    In New York State, a married couple's marital property is subject to equitable distribution in a divorce action. The "equitable" distribution of marital property is determined by the set of fourteen factors listed in the Domestic Relations Law. None of these factors is marital fa...

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  7. New York Custody Hearings:Failing to Testify or Call a Witness

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, over 1 year ago.

    In a New York Family Court proceeding when a party does not testify to rebut allegations against him or her the Family Court is permitted "to draw the strongest inference against him as the opposing evidence would allow." This is because the right against self-incrimination and o...

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  8. New York Custody Hearings:Corroboration of a Child's Out-of-Court Statement

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, over 1 year ago.

    In neglect and custody proceedings a child's out-of-court statement claiming abuse or neglect may be admissible if it is corroborated sufficiently. As with the types of circumstances that give rise to this exception to the hearsay rule, the definition of corroboration is very bro...

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  9. New York Custody Hearings: Using A Child's Out-of-Court Statements

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, over 1 year ago.

    Proving in court child abuse or mistreatment can be difficult. Often we only have a child's out-of-court statements to a parent or a third party and very little other proof. An evidentiary problem arises in this situation since out-of-court statements are hearsay. Hearsay stateme...

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  10. New York Visitation: When a child and the non-custodial parent do not get along.

    Written by attorney Anthony Buono, over 1 year ago.

    Visitation with a non-custodial parent is presumed to be in the best interests of a child. The denial of visitation is justified only for a compelling reason. This may include a variety of situations where visitation has been detrimental to the child or could be detrimental or da...

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