New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore
Finally, More Judges Headed to ‘Desperately Overstretched’ New York Family Courts
New York lawmakers have agreed to add six judges to the Family Court bench along with 14 new Supreme Court justices spread across the state.
NY’s Chief Judge Calls for Streamlined Courts and Higher Pay for Child and Parent Lawyers
New York's Chief Judge Janet DiFiore recently called for a simplified court structure and higher pay for attorneys who represent children and low-income adults.
Manhattan Family Court Clerk Suspended After Allegations She Directed Racial Slurs At 15-year-old During Hearing
More Services Or Better Legal Support For Accused Parents? New York Officials and Advocates Divided on What’s Best
A statehouse hearing on child welfare last week began with Brooklyn Assembly member Latrice Walker (D) comparing the Trump administration’s family separation policies at the nation’s border to New York’s foster care practices.