May 29, 2009
by Christian Ehret
A New York state appeals court ruled that a family court does not have jurisdiction over a child support claim against a same-sex partner with no legal or biological ties to the child. In an opinion released Tuesday, the court ruled that a family court of limited jurisdiction has not been ...[read more]
February 21, 2006
by Andrew Wood
The New York Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn could use the statute of limitations as a defense in two sexual abuse cases. In one case the plaintiff argued that he suffered abuse from 1963 to 1970 but it left him mentally incapable of bringing a suit ...[read more]

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