In a family law action challenging a civil contempt order for defendant's failure to comply with a court order relating to the parties' matrimonial action, the Supreme Court's order is affirmed where plaintiff met her burden of proof that defendant violated a lawful court order and the Supreme Court acted within its authority to draw a negative inference from defendant's invocation of his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

Local News and Events

Oct 29, 2018
Taking many forms, fraud is a general term used to describe the deliberate deception of a person by another for his or her own gain. Typically, an individual or entity will resort to fraud in order to…
Read More »
Sep 26, 2018
In the aftermath of a devastating car wreck, some individuals face injuries and impairments that will affect them for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, many can no longer perform their job duties,…
Read More »
Aug 14, 2018
From scheduling a real estate closing to questions regarding title insurance and attorneys’ fees, as well as checklists for buyers, lenders and mortgage brokers, the process of preparing for a real estate…
Read More »
Jul 11, 2018
While any person with a disability deserves the right to employment, in so much as he or she is able to perform a job, not every limitation is considered a “disability” within the parameters of the Americans…
Read More »