Refusal to Host Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

Posted on March 20, 2016

On January 14, 2016, the Appellate Division Third Department, affirmed a decision of the State Division of Human Rights (“SDHR”) finding a violation of the Human Rights Law due to discriminatory practices based upon sexual orientation. The case, Gifford v. McCarthy, 520410, NYLJ 1202747185791 (App. Div. 3rd), dealt with discriminatory actions of the petitioners, Cynthia… continue reading

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Supreme Court versus Family Court

Posted on May 4, 2013

Many divorce proceedings involve both the Supreme Court and the Family Court. However, it can sometimes be confusing as to where to begin. In New York, the Supreme Court is the trial level court of general jurisdiction. This is the lowest level trial court in New York. Cases in Supreme Court may be appealed to… continue reading