Call 914-368-7580 now to schedule a 15-minute Case Assessment or full 45-minute Case Strategy Consultation!
Call Today 914-368-7580

Limits on a NY Family Court judge's authority to make a determination on the allocation of a attorney for the child.

Q: where one party has not made any financial disclosures but where the record shows evidence that they are the moneys former spouse yet is charged with just 10% of the cost and the other party has shown an inability to pay ANY fees. The AFC has filed 3 OSCs against party with the 90% obligation and the court has order the party paid or be arrested immediately.

A: David's Answer: The "limit" of the Family Court Judge's discretion is what the appellate court would say. In other words, anyone aggreived by a trial court's interim determination can file a motion for permission to appeal. The only other thing you can do is file a motion to renew/reargue, if you believe the Judge missed pertinent facts or there is new information available. Schedule a consult with a NYC Family Law attorney for a full assessment.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Get Legal Guidance To Support Your Future

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Contact The Law Offices Of David Bliven

White Plains Office
445 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 607
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-368-7580
Fax: 914-206-3687
Map & Directions

Bronx Office
3174 Riverdale Avenue
Suite 1
Bronx, NY 10463

Phone: 914-368-7580
Fax: 914-206-3687
Map & Directions