Tag Archive: divorce

Apr 06 2016

NY Court: Minor Child’s Parent Can Secretly Record Other Parent

NOTE: I was the trial attorney for this case People v. Badalamenti that I am discussing today. Everything I write about below comes only from the published opinion. The NY Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 split decision issued yesterday, ruled that a parent can secretly record a conversation between a minor child and anyone …

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Nov 02 2011

Kardashian Scam Shows Need for Repeal of DOMA

The life lessons from the Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries sham-scam marriage are numerous. Our society has become interested in fake celebrities to the point of exhaustion; sex sells; American society is dumbing down in record time; and so on and so forth. But the most important lesson that society can take from this sorry episode in …

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Jul 22 2011

Court Shoots Down Hubby’s Argument: “I’m a Genius -She Gets Nothing!”

This blog is all about strategy – how facts and evidence play out in the courtroom, the media and public opinion. Its also about how that strategy can be made effective. In today’s New York Law Journal, a decision by Justice Laura Drager of NY Supreme Court, shows that creativity can only go so far. …

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Aug 14 2010

Dad Loses Custody of Kids to Skype!

A Long Island father who had joint custody of his children will now only get to see them via Skype, because of a judge’s ruling allowing the mother of the children to relocate to Florida. It’s a sad tale with no winners, folks.  The Bakers married in 2000 and divorced in 2008.  Since then, both …

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