"The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband." ~ Honore de Balzac

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Now Is The Time For More Family Court Judges

Published on Mar 4, 2014
Now is the time for more family court judges in New York State.

The Family Court System in New York State is desperately short of judicial resources. While the Courts have made extraordinary efforts to address the overwhelming needs of the children and families, the shortage leads to unconscionable delays; the instability, trauma and uncertainty of delays cause irreparable damage to New York's children and grave risk to victims of domestic violence. These delays cost taxpayers money.

New York's most vulnerable children and families depend on the Family Court system to address some of the most important decisions of their lives. Current limited resources create a backlog that has led to long delays for families, victims of violence and children, effectively closing the doors to justice for those who need it the most.

The New York State Coalition for More Family Court Judges has come together to ensure that New York State provides for more resources for Family Courts, including at least 20 more Family Court Judges statewide to provide justice for families. The Coalition will advocate for the approval of the Judiciary's budget request and amending the Family Court Act to add more Family Court Judges will help provide more timely access to justice for New York's children and families.

Director & Producer: Fivel Rothberg
Creative Consultant: Deirdre Fishel
Camera: Sarah Friedland, Fivel Rothberg, Abe Vazquez
Sound: Fivel Rothberg
Animation: Diego Taborda

Video Advisory Team:
Chris Gottlieb, Esq. - Attorney, NYU Family Law Clinic
Denise Kronstadt, Esq. - Deputy Executive Director & Director of Advocacy, The Fund for Modern Courts
Lauren Shapiro, Esq. - Attorney-in-Charge, Family Defense Practice, Brooklyn Defender Services

Funding for the Video was provided by a Greenberg Traurig with special thanks to Bill Silverman.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

"It’s awesome to see a big bad football player like Hilton wear his emotions on his sleeve." ~ Glenn McGraw

Written By
Glenn McGraw
Sunday was a huge day for Indianapolis Colts wide receiver TY Hilton. Early in the morning, Hilton welcomed his newborn baby daughter into the world. Just hours later he was suited up on the field for the Colts, catching four passes for 122 yards and one touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also carried the ball one time for 15 yards.
After the game, an emotional Hilton couldn’t hold back the tears when talking about his little girl, crying during his post-game interview. It’s awesome to see a big bad football player like Hilton wear his emotions on his sleeve.
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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Shared Parenting Family Law Report -- My Parents Love Me Enough To Co-Parent

Divorce Corp. shared a link.
New research strongly supports the importance of having two fit parents in the lives of children. Watch the newest Family Law Report where director Joe Sorge explains the powerful benefits of shared parenting to both children and their parents.
If you are in the Miami area don't miss the one night only Special Screening of the Divorce Corp Documentary showing 7:00pm tonight at the Palace 18 Cinemas in Miami, Florida. Tickets are available at the door.
Divorce Corp. shared a link.


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