Friday, December 2, 2016

A MOST UNUSUAL CUSTODY CASE



In this matter, the court stated:

"This case is unlike even the most horrendous cases of abuse and neglect that Family Court Judges must preside over. In most of these cases, the parent's behavior is either negligent or performed during extreme rage. Attempting to kill one's own child in a calculated, cold-blooded manner is a rarity...."

The case was reported by the New York Post in September (http://nypost.com/2016/09/20/perfect-suburban-family-torn-apart-by-moms-dark-secrets/)

The full decision can be found here: MC v. DC, 2016 NY Slip Op 51255 - NY: Supreme Court 2016

NOTE: This matter started in 2014. Both parents appeared to have had counsel, about 9 motions were made prior to trial, but it appears both parties proceeded pro se by the time of the trial.

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