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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Jan 12, 2021
No parent wants to put their children in the middle of a custody battle, but for many divorced parents, this is the result. The goal of divorced parents should be to ensure their children emerge from divorce…
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Nov 02, 2020
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Oct 15, 2020
Fraud is a serious charge with potentially serious consequences. When you are charged with fraud, you need a criminal defense attorney who is not afraid of meticulous detail work and research. Fraud charges…
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