INTER-STATE CUSTODY DISPUTES – THE UCCJEA

A recent case I handled in New York Family Court exemplifies the intricate web of issues implicated in custody disputes over children, triggered by lawsuits filed in different states and pending simultaneously. What happens when a parent removes or detains a child in...

Are Verbal Agreements Enforceable?

Are verbal agreements legally enforceable? Robert Popescu writes for Lawyer.com to shed some light on the issue: With certain exceptions, most States recognize the enforceability of verbal agreements between two individuals. Of course, as is the case with most rules...