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.

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Nov 14, 2019
Regaining your confidence after a car accident may be a difficult journey. Being realistic about getting back behind the wheel is a healthy attitude, even if the prospect terrifies you. You don’t have…
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Oct 28, 2019
Buying and selling a home can be a stressful time. A real estate attorney could help alleviate some of the stress. A real estate attorney can help navigate the legalities of a transfer of ownership. A…
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Sep 30, 2019
According to Law.com, search and seizure is defined as an examination of a person’s premises (residence, business, or vehicle) by law enforcement officers looking for evidence of the commission of a crime,…
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Aug 28, 2019
A personal injury happens when a person’s mind, body, or emotions are injured as a result of the negligence or wrongful behavior of another person. An accident can happen in the blink of an eye whether…
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