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What Qualifies as a Change of Circumstances When Modifying Child Support?

The child support payments that are established during a divorce are meant to be modified as the needs of the children and means of the parents change over time. Illinois allows co-parents to petition to modify their child support agreement … Continue reading

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“Changed Circumstances” Prelim Denied in WDNY: But Do People Drive 40 Minutes For Ice Cream?

A motion for preliminary injunctive relief that would otherwise be deemed to be untimely, may be viable if there have been recent material changes to the circumstances. For example, plaintiff, which had been tolerating a geographically remote third-party, may contest … Continue reading

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Under What Circumstances Will a Judge Enter Default Judgment as a Sanction for Spoliation of Evidence?

Author: Caiti DerenzeCase Citation: Organik Kimya, et al. v. ITC, 843 F.3d 994 (U.S. App. 2017)Employee/Personnel/Employer Implicated: EmployeeseLesson Learned: Parties facing litigation need to give employees a litigation hold notice.Tweet this: Destroying evidence can lead to a default judgment. What … Continue reading

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Under What Circumstances Will a Court Modify a Child Support Agreement?

In a recent post, we discussed New York child support agreements and how the parties to a divorce may be able to agree to the payment and amount of child support rather than have the court make that determination. We … Continue reading

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Mitigation of the disciplinary penalty to be imposed found warranted under the circumstances

Mitigation of the disciplinary penalty to be imposed found warranted under the circumstancesOATH Index No. 2137/18A New York City correction officer was charged with using excessive force against an inmate and submitting a false report. A video of the incident … Continue reading

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